Last Activity:12-10-2014 9:16 AM
Likes Given: 3
2 Likes on 2 Posts
Posted in thread: Footing above natural grade requirements on 12-10-2014 at 08:36 AM
I left out an important fact. Since I told the contractors I want the addition to have the same
level with my current house (no steps into the addition, it has to be even).Like Nealtw said to
Posted in thread: Footing above natural grade requirements on 12-09-2014 at 11:58 PM
Hello,I am getting a few quotes from different contractors here in Socal to build a 300 sq.
foot family room (15x20). Currently my foundation is on a slab. Our backyard where the addition
will be loca...
Posted in thread: Skim coat over ceiling drywall on 11-30-2014 at 03:38 PM
It's not going to sag.Thanks. Just making sure...
Posted in thread: Skim coat over ceiling drywall on 11-30-2014 at 12:43 PM
Hello,Just want to make sure that putting 3-4 coats over ceiling drywall won't cause any sag.
Current surface has too many bad drywall lumps for my taste. Looks like bad drywall job on the
Posted in thread: Bottle & Foxtail palms on 11-19-2014 at 03:43 PM
They recommend at least 6' from the house so the fronds don't hit the house. for the link.
Been reading a few sites too.
Posted in thread: Bottle & Foxtail palms on 11-19-2014 at 12:06 PM
Just bought two foxtail palms. Looking to plant one near the house.Also interested in a bottle
palm. Anybody know if I can plant these palms near the house (about 5 ft away)?I am in socal
and local HD...
Posted in thread: Chiseling concrete on 11-13-2014 at 11:43 AM
I would leave it alone. once it cures you wont notice it much.The curing will blend in. It took
me 2 days to finally notice it so probably not bad. OCD driving me to want to fix it but might
make it w...
Posted in thread: Chiseling concrete on 11-13-2014 at 11:24 AM
About three days ago had some concrete pour on the side of the driveway/house (expanding the
driveway). Anyways, the contractor didn't chisel a part of the footing/left over mortar from
the mini brick...
Posted in thread: Posts for swing gates on 11-05-2014 at 09:33 PM
When in doubt plant pipe like 6" abs with a cap on the top and raise it so the concrete will
just cover the cap by an inch. If needed, chip away concrete and break thru cap and plant your
post with a ...
Posted in thread: Posts for swing gates on 11-05-2014 at 01:42 PM
I called a few places dealing with iron gates. They told me I don't need to have the posts
bury. The posts can be attached to the block wall or exterior side of the house.