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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi all. 18 yrs. ago I purchased my new used mobile home. Not knowing that it should have been condemned, I rolled up my sleeves and set to work. I did the roof myself, (roll on tar, fiberglass, and, elastomeric coating.) Triple did all wanting it to last the duration of y my life span. I have...
  2. Flooring
    I am trying to remove the vinyl flooring in our kitchen. Once started we quickly learned there are multiple layers and possible cement patching. Some areas are almost 1/4" thick. THe bottom layer is almost tar-like. My husband and i used hammer and chisel and cleared about 4 square feet in 2...
  3. Flooring
    I have a unsealed and un-level concrete floor that I want to raire about 3/4 of an inch,( some areas would be 1/4 inch. Can I put some type of bonding agent down and then pour over it ? The area is about 30 by 25, and one minor crack fron center out to the edge . thanks for any advise and...
  4. Building & Construction
    I just pulled up some old carpet in my living room to replace with tile, and noticed that I have a floor joist that has risen and caused a crackline in the subfloor. It is not a bad spot and was not even noticable when the carpet was down, but I'm concerned that the tiles along this ridge will...
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