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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 07-17-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By diynonstop
Small Flowerbed Retaining Wall drainage needed?

Along the pool fence I want to put a flowerbed. In the pictures you can see where I threw 3 blueberry bushes in. Well, now the grass is basically growing straight up and holding the plants in the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 07-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By diynonstop
Thanks for the advice. Fence installation has...

Thanks for the advice.
Fence installation has started. Here is how it looks so far. Still have to install the rest of the fence, pool code gate and close in around the bottom of the deck.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 07-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By diynonstop
Thanks for the advice! So I ended up letting him...

Thanks for the advice! So I ended up letting him have his way. We used HEAVY concrete planters, filled with concrete and topped with river rock. Guessing around 150 pounds on each leg. It stormed the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-13-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By diynonstop
This is the Gazebo. Its from Lowes. Steel frame...

This is the Gazebo. Its from Lowes. Steel frame with 3 inch square legs. Its not meant to be a permanent structure, but most people bolt it down and leave it up all year. I've seen some around here...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-12-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By diynonstop
BTW after looking closer at the gazebo roof does...

BTW after looking closer at the gazebo roof does have a vent. Not sure how well it works, but that would help relieve the pressure. Plus the canvas roof does come off. I (he) could take the canvas...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-12-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By diynonstop
formula for wind force

I used the link to the formula and came up with
Area 120 x Wind Pressure 2.304 x drag 2.0= 552.96 / 4 legs =138.24 pounds per leg... not including uplift and wind vibration.

Now, I am absolutely...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Decks & Patios 06-11-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By diynonstop
Anchor a gazebo without drilling into concrete

We have a 10x12 canvas top gazebo with a steel frame. My husband refuses to drill into the newly pour concrete slab.
I was thinking we could anchor it down by using 35 pound concrete planters...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-07-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By diynonstop
Code states looking from the outside of the pool...

Code states looking from the outside of the pool in the fence has to be 4 foot tall around the entire pool. So my understanding the hillside fence will need to be on an very steep angle or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-07-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By diynonstop
Help. Installing fence jump up a retaining wall?

Not sure how to make the elevation change with the fence.
Using 4 ft aluminum panel fence all around.
Fence will attach to house with a gate over side walk. Then it will need to jump up hillside...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Insulation and Radiant Barriers 07-17-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,508
Posted By diynonstop
Insulation stop air through crawlspace

Our electric bills have been $400 plus and I think I havefound one reason. I have a walkoutbasement that has a shop area and the shop is letting tons of outside air intothe crawl space. The exterior...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-08-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,847
Posted By diynonstop
Could I use something like Drylock or roofing...

Could I use something like Drylock or roofing cement all along that area to waterproof?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-05-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,847
Posted By diynonstop
Help water at base of exterior wall under framing

I need help! Possible leak coming between slab foundation and sill plate. I removed the baseboard and I can see the tiny bit of water seeping in. The area is above grade but the foundation does...
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