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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello! We bought this house 2 years ago, and in the past 6 mo's we noticed that the porch brick pavers along the front by the steps are starting to lift, and the steps themselves are starting to deteriorate badly (big gaps between bricks, seems a lot worse this year). Attaching a few pictures of...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Quick question, we have a pallet of really nice colored bricks for our front porch. Contractor putting in tomorrow. The sides are real dirty, will they clean bricks when they are finished. Its getting me crazy. They are so dirty they look like they need a power wash. Is this a final step after...
  3. Remodeling
    Hey. I'm so so sorry if I am posting this in the wrong spot. It's my first time using this site, but I've got a general question. We have a brick fireplace area in our home that we're looking to deepen, in order to accommodate a wood burning stove. We were told it needs to be made about 1-brick...
  4. Building & Construction
    We hired, Some company 123 Somewhere Somepleace, Some State, 12345 (555)555-5555 to brick the front of our home. We already payed him the bill. Apparently he doesn't pay his bills to the construction supplier and instead bills our name. We just got a notice from the company that a lean was...
  5. Building & Construction
    Our new house has a multitude of fireplaces but the lounge one is the worst in terms of hidden construction 'issues'. So I'm now rebuilding it to try and meet current regs as close as the property will allow. The fireplace will eventually have a stove in there so it wont be an open naked flame...
  6. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi Yall, I am thinking of redoing my old broken up concrete that leads up to my garage. My garage is in the back of the house so i think i can use that area for a patio too. Any suggestions?
  7. Building & Construction
    Hi, :(:(:(:( Anybody here to Help on solving this concrete :wallbash::wallbash::wallbash: problems taken Place in my new house under construction work had stopped due to madness of my Mad Friend ( Civil Engineer ) and getting repair by ME as DIY Here...
  8. Building & Construction
    I have cleaned my brick patio on the 6 year old house I just bought; twice with pressurized water and twice with a 19% solution of muriatic acid. Looks great when wet and even damp but always drys to look covered with a diluted milky haze about the opaqueness of no fat milk mixed with 50%...
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