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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi All, Wife and I had a home built last year and we had issues with water in the garage from day one- literally a stream running through when it rained (see pictures of Rio Grande). In November, they redid the drainage in the yard to divert water away and sealed part of the cinder blocks below...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello, my name is Drew V. I'm here to help anyone with questions about home theater or mount a TV on the wall. If you have any questions about this topic , please dont hesitate to ask. Were here to help. Thanks
  3. Building & Construction
    Just curious if anyone knows the best way to proceed on this: I have a new house in which our morning room was sagging more than a 1/4 of a inch. The builder came in and tried to level it from the bottom up by sistering a couple of beams. The 2"x10"'s had cupped and some had split. this did...
  4. New Member Introductions
    :thumbup:Its Hounddog from Grand Junction CO, although I am currently living in Western Maryland as I am the project engineer during reconstruction of several railroad tunnels. After this job we will be moving back to CO. I plan to work part time at my same company and finish construction of a...
  5. Building & Construction
    We built our home a little over a year ago with a reputable builder. Over the past year we began to notice screws popping through the drywall. Once we found one...we could go straight up or left or right and find another in a straight line. Over time the pops became worse, to the point that...
  6. Building & Construction
    Hello everyone, My wife and I just purchased a piece of land in the Central Florida area and are looking to build a modern home within 2 years or less. I found this forum and very excited to learn about the building process to better understand what goes on when it comes time to build. We...
  7. HVAC
    Hi I have just purchased a brand new house form the builder. The square footage is 3700 sq feet. The house has hardwood floors through out. My question is that do I really need a humidifier yet? The builder tells me that it is very important as it is a must for a house with hardwood floors but...
  8. Electrical
    A while back I had the AFCI trip on me in the master bedroom, I unplugged everything and then plugged them in one at a time until it tripped and then found the culprit (it was when I plugged in a heated fragrance thing in one of the outlets). I stopped using the outlet and didn't mess with it...
  9. Building & Construction
    What is a good source for cost estimating the building of a home?
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