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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    We had an Ash Granite walkway installed a few weeks ago. There are 2 issues I wanted to show you. 1 - Right after installation, we noticed this weird, unnatural-looking lines in the granite. They aren't recessed really. Maybe a tiny bit but basically flat/flush. Pretty uniform across most of...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello guys, Fledging DYI'er here. Happy to be on board. Will post any results back here in case it's helpful to someone else in the future. I'm repointing an old stone wall that used to be a kitchen firepit in this old farmhouse. It was going great... until I got to the lower third of the...
  3. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Concrete block wall. Trying to repoint before i frame and finish my basement. I got a dust shroud shop vac attachment for my makita angle grinder, Starting on a section of wall that is 11ft. wide x 80in. height. Can i just go ahead and rake 1/2in. of the mortar out of the whole wall at once, or...
  4. General DIY Discussions
    Hello everyone, Looking for some help here. I bought a house where there was small water damage in the corner of the basement due previous owners not having down spout on correctly. Well, the water seems to seeped through the block in a few spots. This question may be rhetorical in a way...
  5. Remodeling
    Hey. I'm so so sorry if I am posting this in the wrong spot. It's my first time using this site, but I've got a general question. We have a brick fireplace area in our home that we're looking to deepen, in order to accommodate a wood burning stove. We were told it needs to be made about 1-brick...
  6. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello All, I'm looking to purchase a house, and I found one I like very much, but I'm worried about one thing. The house is brick (built in 1960), and pretty much all of the bricks have black spots on them. My first thought was that this was brick rot, but from what I've seen online I don't...
  7. Carpentry
    I need to cut a lot of small 1.5"x3" slots out of Hardi Plank that is already mounted to wall, to hang shutters. What would be the best way? I'm thinking of using a multi tool with carbon grout plunge blade are something on that line. Any idea's on how to cut it are experience with my method?
  8. Carpentry
    Hello, I have a floor to ceiling brick fireplace that I am wanting to incase in a wood frame that I will paint white. I have done several projects in my house by myself including retiling two bathrooms, tiling my kitchen counters and backsplash and installing a wood floor so I'm thinking...
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