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  1. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    So my house is about a 100 years old with a basement, and on a hill. The front of the house faces the sidewalk about 10 feet out from the front door. The property slopes down towards the back on both the sides and rear of the house. The problem is the front, the sidewalk is higher than the...
  2. Building & Construction
    My husband and I are about to tackle our FIRST construction project...an outdoor kitchen. Problem? We have a pool with a cool deck that was built to naturally disperse water away from the pool. However, it all drains towards the house...the wall and area where our new kitchen will be built...
  3. Flooring
    Water seeping up under vlnyl plank floor in kitchen Greetings, I am new. (http://www.diychatroom.com/f38/howdy-houston-187800/#post1247696) Our house was built in 1979. We've re-roofed it due to a hail store (six-eight months after T.S. Allison) and installed vinyl siding on the upper floor...
  4. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I have been desperately searching for an answer to how to fix this problem. Mostly I want to know what type of contractor to call to get quotes, unless there is an easy, permanent solution that I am unaware of to fix the problem myself. Here is my problem: there is a concrete walkway that spans...
  5. Plumbing
    Horrible smell of sulfur coming from my kitchen wall when the sink is on for extended periods of time. After a camera investigation (for other plumbing issues), we discovered that the kitchen does not drain to the septic tank. I was under the impression that I had a cracked (old cast iron) pipe...
  6. Gardening Forum
    I bought the Suncast 98-Cubic Foot Horizontal Blowmolded Shed (Amazon link with pictures) to install in my backyard. My problem or hesitation is that the ground in my backyard gets soaking wet when it rains a lot. I'm on an end unit home and right next to my house is a big open space that...
  7. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I have some pooling of rainwater right at the edge of my lawn and concrete patio. I'm thinking the pool has gotten as large as 3-4 inches deep and about five feet diameter. The issue I've run into is during the winter it will pool and then freeze and I have a mini ice rink....and I don't ice...
  8. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I would like to place a raised garden bed constructed of cedar planks next to my kitchen window. Mainly because that area of the yard gets the sunlight I need. However, where there had been a garden bed from a previous owner, there's a drainage issue. Everything slopes roasted my house and...
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