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  1. General DIY Discussions
    Hello All, I have a field fence around my property but occasionally we get drunks and jackasses who like to slide around corners and into my fence, which allows predators into my yard where my 12 lb dog is. I wanted to build a stout wall so that when they slide around the corner and wreck...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hi all! My old house has been having some foundation issue. Previous owner has taken some action on it. My contractor has unfortunately applied to incorrect mortar internally to fill the gap. I'm wondering what would be the best cost effective strategy and why. Anyways, video speaks better than...
  3. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I have read some posts regarding the type of mortar shall be used for old fieldstone foundation. I have a old house (100+ years old) and the foundation has been having issues, such as leaning. Prior owner did some work but long story short, my contractor used: quikrete dot com / productlines...
  4. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    In 1986 the former owner of my home added an addition and a concrete pad was poured instead of excavating below. The crawlspace air is not connected to the basement and is getting very musty smelling and the fiberglass insulation is deteriorating over the years. Warm moist air enters the cool...
  5. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I have a 100+ yr old foundation that is fieldstone below grade and brick above. The stones are predominantly New England granite. Much of the foundation has stones that are 6"-12" across, but one area is a gnarly rubble wall of small stones and brick. The rubble wall has been refaced on the...
  6. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    So we bought a house with a huge concrete bomb shelter under the backyard. We have a lannon stone wall I am disassembling. I will be using that white field/ lannon stone to build a natural stone patio over the bomb shelter. The exposed portion of the bomb shelter is a big concrete slab level...
  7. Building & Construction
    Rotted wood in mixed construction method of Posts + Board on Board horizontal construction needs replacing. Fieldstones have become loose. (See PDF) Need affordable solution that will not lead to more problems. How to create a stable surface for the replacement wood or other replacement material...
  8. Building & Construction
    I have read through a number of threads on fieldstone foundation repair and have seen the consensus for using straight lime or "low portland" mortars for this work. I have a old stone foundation that has a couple medium sized cracks - 1/4" wide or so. There are also a couple places where the...
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