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  1. D

    How to use a HAMMER Drill

    I am a 70-year-old female with NO concrete experience. I am installing rubber "curbs" in my driveway that need to be bolted down. I went to Home Depot and they helped with the hardware to use. They suggested I get a hammer drill. I said I wasn't about to spend more money on the hammer drill than...
  2. B

    Brick spalling

    Does this brick spalling look concerning? Any suggestions on the mitigation?
  3. Frank

    New concrete or not

    I have a sloped concrete drive that enters into the garage/shop. I got the house and it's been abandoned for a long time but I am having a few issues. I went to put anchor bolts in and it's not lining up level and if I do get it level, the garage is on the edge (actually hanging over the...
  4. RudisFL

    How to Fix A Hole In Stucco Left By Plumbing Repair?

    Had to break through the stucco to repair a leak that was leading into the house. The void is quite literally the size of the empty space in a cinder block. What should I pack the hole with? I would prefer not to use spray foam.