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  1. General DIY Discussions
    Hi everyone. I just installed essentially a floating porcelain pavers (.75in thick) on a 1/2 pedestal over the top of my flagstone patio in backyard by a pool. 1600 sqft to be exact. I have 1/4 joints. I want to fill them. Not a fan of the look without them filled and I know the pedestal...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi, I'm looking at buying a house that was built in the early 70ies. It's on a sloped lot so the garage is underneath the back of the house. The foundation wall on the back of the house, which is about 8' tall, has a horizontal crack in it, at the exact same level, around the whole back of the...
  3. General DIY Discussions
    HI, the mortar joints on the inside of my fireplace have bad efflorescence leaching. I think it is mainly coming from the heating and cooling cycles creating moisture in the winter time. My fire place is on a outside wall. I also have 2 other fireplaces in the middle of my house and I have no...
  4. Drywall & Plaster
    Hi, hope someone can assist with this problem. I've been converting attic space in my house into two bedrooms, a bathroom and a play area. In one room where the drywall has been finished (but not yet painted), I've been finding cracks along the seams and also areas where the seams are bulging...
  5. Flooring
    i just installed new 12.3mm laminate flooring planks, they look great, but while i was installing them and tapping them in, i noticed that the planks i did 3 rows over started to seperate where the ends join to each other (not the sides). so i decided to finish the whole floor and later go...
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