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  1. Building & Construction
    It's a older concrete townhouse complex with steel studs through the place but on the concrete wall between the townhouse seem to be drywall glued on. I want to create a shiplap ( horizontal 8inch ply wood strips) accent wall but looking for best method to attach. 1) Glue 2 or 3 inch wide 1/2 or...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello. Does anyone have any advice on how I can patch a concrete all up to make it look halfway decent/presentable? It lines the parking lot of a commercial property we just purchased so it does not have to be perfect. I planned on scraping the old paint, patching the concrete, pressure washing...
  3. Building & Construction
    The Scenario: Holes, for footers, have been dug out with an auger to a depth of about 48 inches. The bottoms have been flared out an extra few inches. A few inches of crush stone was added and concrete was poured. Just before the holes were filled, a ~24 inch section of round form tube was...
  4. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Need some ideas about filling those gaps (the ones stuffed with white shopping bags right now) as these are leaking cold air into the room (1st pic). And caulk/seal rest of the joint (2nd pic). I can do backer rods and then a polyurethane based concrete sealant/foam for those gaps and use the...
  5. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Dear experts, In my garage half of the floor settled few years ago. Thus that part of the floor became too low, so water used to gather there. I tried to fix it by adding some concrete there. I think I did something wrong though, because the concrete I added is now very bad, it constantly...
  6. Flooring
    My 3-year old son is allergic to dust mites, and our carpet is dirty and old. Therefore, my husband and I decided to change the carpet in bedrooms to engineered wood floor (we live in Florida and were told that solid wood is not an option in Florida). We purchased the floor and installation...
  7. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello there, I just purchased a duplex here in northeast Florida. It is a 1920s home, concrete block, but the floors are all wood. It's off-grade with a crawl space. In houses of this era in this part of Florida, there used to be oil furnaces. There is a slab of concrete on the floor that...
  8. Flooring
    Hello everyone, I'm planning on putting laminate flooring on concrete in one room in my basement. However, when I pulled the current carpet, the pad was moist in some places. I know that concrete sweats, but, can I tell if I have a serious problem. Note: the wooden carpet tacks were...
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