We had a new roof put on a short time ago and a home inspector said that every nail on the roof, exposed or not, had to be sealed with Silicon and ours wasn't. Just ... See more
The paint on wooden front steps is constantly peeling because it is always damp-doesn’t get enough sun. Are there any alternatives for a finish that would work?
4-" thick so they weigh a lot. They are sitting on a sidewalk but can be raised a few inches. I need to move them down the sidewalk to the end of the driveway 50' awa... See more
And can i paint ?
It’s been this way 27 years. Was added on very poorly by a man in 1992 when we added our 2nd story to house. We cannot get the mortar off on on top of the sandstone... See more
The people who built this house LOVED CONCRETE. As in seriously loved concrete. He even built his own super sized septic tank out of the stuff. The place is a fortres... See more
How can I repair a front landing that has a large crack in it in an attractive yet inexpensive way? We're not in a position to hire a contractor right now. All idea... See more
I hate to go all through reinstalling this holder if i have to have it replaced to my 'sensitive' brick wall in front of my home. The part that i circled is like an a... See more
Unsafe for the elderly...disabled..( with no steps..no railings)and my senior dog ( she is blind and has fallen off it numerous times)There's no roof over it to prote... See more
I have a section of concrete porch that is uncovered and water tends to pool up when it rains. I'm looking for some ideas to divert the water away from the house towa... See more
Just bought a house with a worn and unloved deck. Is there someway I can bring it to life without the expense of replacing it?
My deck was built three years ago and I didn’t put any sealer or finish on it then. Now it is looking rather worn. What do I need to do to it to make it look bett... See more
The rain doesn’t splash mud on my windows. I have put down black plastic, rock, then put down patio block, it still splashes back on the windows
i tried patching up with cement and grout. It doesn’t hold water and surface cracks up and let’s water seep.
Is any body can help what it can be?I saw this in my roof corner this morning.
Hello, A roofer we hired has tarped over the bad spots for the winter, with a tear off and reroofing set for the spring. Will the nails and plastic washers leak since... See more
I have a concret/stone birdbath that has a slow leak at the very bottom of the bowl. It is made of concrete but the inside of the bowl has small stones in the concre... See more
Tree roots have broken the cement. It is wheelchair accessible and would have to include the ramp access.
. Maybe where joined to add-on rooms the house is very old. Although, two rooms were added at sometime.The roofing meets at the yellow highlighted areas. They have be... See more
I have chip and the edge is broken. Is there a way to fix the sidewalk without taking it all out and pouring new cement.
i just have a new concrete deck built next to my pool. I dont know why there is a gap between the concrete deck and the ground. is it normal as the deck shirks a bit ... See more
My roof is leaking and was advised to look into metal roofing as a cheaper alternative.
I want to hang a heavy bag and a yoga swing in my basement gym. The house is a late 1980's split level and the beams don't look very strong to me. Does anyone know w... See more
Some sidewalk squares are in good shape but others need repair. We can't afford to have the entire sidewalk replaced.