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  1. Remodeling
    This is probably too long but I'm ocd about being thorough if I'm just at a complete loss for comrehending things above my skill level LMAO! My basement was half finished poorly as a cover up job.1x3 furring strip with liquid nails wood glue to block, no vapor barrier or insulation, 1/4 inch...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi, we recently hired a painter to sand and refinish our hardwood floors. It's not really his expertise, but he's done a floor or two before and came recommended by our realtor, so we went for it, because we thought we didn't have time to wait for a professional. The floor is very unevenly...
  3. Building & Construction
    Do you know repair retaining wall contractor in Oregon?
  4. Building & Construction
    I looked at a house I'm considering buying in Southern California with an attached addition. Either the contractor that built the addition or the plumber jackhammered through the outside foundation wall to make room for the copper and ABS drain lines. A real messy job, and right next to a beam...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    Hi everyone, I had a contractor replace my siding this spring and now after the first big rain storm of the season I have water damage in my house. I believe it is due to the siding company not installing the siding properly and leaving nail holes, cuts and gaps in my old flashing. It appears...
  6. Remodeling
    I need help. Overview of our home: 3 bed 1 bath 1949 Bungalow with a finished basement. Current basement is split 50/50 between a living space and a long laundry room/utility room. I want to convert the laundry area to a bathroom with a laundry closet. I've had the drawings rendered and that...
  7. Flooring
    Looking for advice on what steps I should take (if any). I hired a contractor to replace the carpet in all the bedrooms of a new townhouse I just purchased. I checked in on the work and found two of the bedrooms complete. Unfortunately, they each have a humped area. One of the two in particular...
  8. Electrical
    Ensure that they: have a valid Electrical Contractor Licence are fully insured are qualified to perform the type of electrical work you require will provide a written cost estimate of the work please let me know your thoughts on this _______________________________ Thanks
  9. Electrical
    First time posting. Please be nice! I'm currently trying to install ceiling fans around the house, but I've decided to have a contractor install them instead. There are 3 to be installed upstairs in rooms that need the required wiring/junction box/etc (can be accessed via a crawl space in the...
  10. Building & Construction
    Can anyone suggest me any Apps for Tradesman, Handyman & Builders to Increase Efficiency? :vs_worry:
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, my name is Victor and I'm an owner at roofing company Anchor Roofing, Inc. from Houston, TX. I hope that I will meet some new roofing professionals and even make some new friends on this forum. Read you later! :wink2:
  12. Flooring
    In middle of working with a very iffy contractor. Much of the tile lay by his crew is solid with minimal lippage- However, some of the cuts that run off at end points are sloppy, somewhat jagged / uneven and leave WAY to much room for grout to be filled. The tiles by other tiles grout lines are...
  13. Roofing/Siding
    Hi! Recently joined this forum to get some advice. I met up with this contractor to get a re-roof and the fascia fixed/replaced. I gave the guy $1,000 to buy the materials. It's been more than two weeks and the materials have not been delivered nor has any tear down started. The original job...
  14. New Member Introductions
    My name is Alan. I currently run 2 property businesses one providing commercial & domestic maintenance & 1 providing development & refurbishments. We hope we can assist & advise members or guests with any of their property related DIY issues. We are here to help !
  15. Roofing/Siding
    Hey guys! We had a contractor install a new roof and it cost 6500$ for 1350 ft house (10x10deck torch down deck roof as well). Contractor took down the part of gutters since, according to him, they needed replacement. Before they even started the project, I asked the contractor for a quote on...
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