We are having rain gutters put in and would like to capture the water rather than send it across our pavers and down the drain.
Had a new roof installed on 11-6-2020.I am concerned about the wave/hump at the valley and the exposed nail heads under a window.See photos. Should I be concerned?Ple... See more
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
It has over time developed a hole in the bowl . I need to know the best way to repair it. The hole is about the size of a quarter and growing. Thanks
What is the reason or cause of concrete waterproofing cracks?
I bought these beautiful metal flowers to decorate my porch, but the minute I got home it was raining and I realized that they would oxidize fast in this Spring rain!... See more
Splashing water can be annoying for some people, I have tried inclined planes and mushroom shaped heads without success.
This block has a gap to fill in. What do you recommend? The weather is getting cold now and may have to wait for spring. Could I put bagged sand in the crevice to sto... See more
I created a pebble path for my downspout because I didn't want to add an extension and bury it but when it rains really hard the pebbles get washed away. Any ideas on... See more
The chimney leaks water and I would like to have it removed and have it roofed over. The pipe exhaust pipe from my furnace comes the chimney. Would this be a problem?
It seems our new home has some serious lack of drainage in the front yard especially. I am researching french drains and dry wells but the ground water levels may be... See more
We are not good at spackle. Any ideas how to camoflouge the seams with paint or beams. It's a large room 16 x 20.
I had a slight leak that resulted in my painted, I think over wall paper, bedroom ceiling. It's very old plaster perhaps that is still intact but the paint stretch... See more
The space between our pool coping and adjacent patio was 'grouted' with this rubber/plastic just last year. It took the man about 30 minutes to do this, so I am SURE ... See more
Suggestions for a quick repair on patio cracks and holes that will not separate away with the expansion/contraction secondary to weather?
My bird baths are getting old and very porous, is there something you can paint them with to make them easier to keep clean. I know you can add apple cider to them, ... See more
Had extended driveway , and slab poured on the side of house three weeks ago, and it still has dark grey mottled spots through out as you can see. This was poured whe... See more
New roof shingles, and a new heater system that drains water down those shingles. I want to prevent that roof stain that I see on so many houses. I am thinking about ... See more
The floor probably dates back to the late 1920's/30's. Some of the pits are large and deep. Since it had been painted we've been told there is nothing we can do. W... See more
My walkway is made of cement and between time, neglect and tree roots, it has become a mess. Sections are completely gone and cracked everywhere. What can be done to... See more
I imagine the above is a very common problem. We have heard scratching in the roof and our dog also alerted us to something going on in the roof space. Upon climbing ... See more
I am having a problem with my gutters. I have a mid-century (1952) single story house with an all but flat roof (slight pitch, very slight) and the gutters are not ca... See more
I have a room over garage, where they builder has installed insulation incorrectly. My first step is trying to figure out, how to remove what's there. The insulation ... See more
I have a slab of concrete that I would like to break up and use as flagstone for another patio. Has anyone ever seen this done and what would be the process? Pics?