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  1. K

    Help me salvage my garage roof

    In a perfect world I would pay someone to demolish my garage and start from scratch, but trying to work with what I have is the only sensible option for me. The roof is bad leaks like crazy. The solution there will be replacing the metal/plastic corrugated sheeting that is currently...
  2. Glenn_S

    Bathroom remodel-task list

    Since I documented all the items in my remodel, I figured I would share with anyone who may want it. Your prices may vary, as well as the quantities. Hopefully it will help someone. When you unzip it, it is an excel spreadsheet.
  3. M

    Attic Reno Wiring Advice needed

    Hi, my husband and I are working on an attic rennovation and we plan to do the work ourselves, and cannot afford an electrician. We've done some basic electrical before and are reasonably confident, but I'm hoping for some advice from those who are more experienced before we get started. So...
  4. MrsStark

    Needing advice on how to tackle drywall repairs

    Hello Everyone!! I apologize in advance if I'm posting this in the wrong forum, or if some parts of my post belong elsewhere. I'm VERY NEW to understanding the lingo of home remodeling, so I've tried to point out my areas of concern as easily as possible, without making a fool of myself haha...
  5. F

    Noise blocking

    I live in an apartment, and my neighbors have small children who keep hitting things against the shared wall (concrete walls). I’m a light sleeper, and that disturbs my sleep during day time as I work night shifts. What can be some ways to reduce that noise coming from that shared wall? I have...
  6. R

    Need help!

    We just had a new AC unit installed about 4 months ago. I noticed a small line forming about a week after the AC guys left. Now it has turned into this! We have noticed more settling noises in the house than usual, especially on the left side of the house (garage is on the right side). What do...