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  1. Freestanding deck... ledger tie-in okay?

    All of the arguments on both sides have pursuaded me that I'm going to overcome the deficiencies of the deck that came with my home by making the replacement a "freestanding" deck. The portion I'm going to rebuild first fits into the corner formed by perpendicular outside walls of the two-story...
  2. Concrete stain on painted sloped floor

    I have my first house that I am repairing. The current project that I am working on is 2 rooms in the basement. I have a painted concrete floor that has severe slopes. I have no interest in leveling the floor. However I would like to have the polished stained concrete final look. Before I...