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  1. Building & Construction
    Hello! I hope someone here can offer some suggestions on the right and/or most pragmatic way to fix this. I have a second floor balcony that seems to lack some sort of drip edge or other method to allow water to fall off into the super-gutter below it, where my screen patio enclosure attaches...
  2. Building & Construction
    First job in the country house after quarantine for covid. Years of snow and rain have caused this damage. In this period it is not easy to find a professional available for the job and I decided to do it myself.
  3. Project Showcase
    Hi guys in this period of quarantine I tried to optimize the space on the balcony of the house and I made a piece of furniture to take advantage of a corner that was not used.
  4. Interior Decorating
    Hey! Today I am coming to ask you a question connected with my balcony. I want to decorate it and make it usefull to relax and spend sunny days. I haven't got so many space; however, I want to make it cozy and nice. Maybe you have some inspirations? I am living in a flat on second floor if it...
  5. Building & Construction
    I'm looking to build a very small balcony -- probably large enough for two people to sit -- outside my window, on top of the slanted roof of my side porch. Pictures: From inside the window, the part of the roof I'd ideally be building on: http://tinypic.com/r/2vlqypt/5 The whole roof from...
  6. Flooring
    Water damage from leaking slate installed on 2nd floor balcony in Austin (Jonestown) texas. No damage below the balcony or on interior walls. Some of the slate tiles are broken. Some of the grout joints are cracked. Cannot duplicate/create water leak from inside the house. Can this be from...
  7. Building & Construction
    Hi All, first time poster here but I've used the site plenty in the past. :thumbsup: Pics tell more than words, so I've added plenty to describe the situation. We have a deck halfway over our breakfast nook and halfway over an outside overhang. We live in So. CA, so we don't get much rain...
  8. Electrical
    Hi, While doing some research I came across this old document dated 2002: http://www.esasafe.com/pdf/Receptacle_Balcony_Notice.pdf 1) Can anyone here confirm if the info is still current and valid? 2) If the balconies of an apartment building lack such receptacles, does that mean the...
  9. General DIY Discussions
    I recently purcahsed a brick 2-flat with front balcony. I've included a photo. There is drainage in the floor of the balcony, but the pipe that comes down and out of the ceiling of the first floor is straight and wide open (at left corner). Water appears to have collected at the first floor...
  10. Building & Construction
    The cement balcony in our apartment is leaking water onto the apartment below when it rains. This will be the second time our landlord has had to repair it in just a few months - the first time all they did was cover the cracked surface area with a thin layer of cement, which didn't work at...
  11. Roofing/Siding
    We have an outdoor balcony built over our sunroom. The sunroom roof/balcony floor is failing, and needs to be replaced. I posted this area on "Rate My Space" on the HGTV site, and received this comment: "There is a product out there that looks like vinyl kitchen flooring and it is a walkable...
  12. Building & Construction
    My building in downtown Manhattan is looking to rebuild a wall and put up new balconies. There is a concern about light and I'm looking for options that would allow more. Now we have traditional metal 36" deep fire escapes with the stairs removed. We want and probably can go wider, we've been...
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