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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi all! I've got a crack in the front right corner of my front porch slab --- I've uploaded some photos of it. Above the crack is a wood post which is one of four that supports a balcony... Just wondering what to do about it/ how to get it fixed? Also, I notice that if I give it a swift...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hello, Purchased a house a year ago only to find that the front porch floorboards showed signs of bad rot recently. Porch is open and floor is fir wood. Contractor pulled up the rotten boards and found the following: top layer of fir boards had been eaten from under by carpenter ants/bad...
  3. Building & Construction
    I have an old craftsman style bungalow with an overhanging porch. The pier and beam foundation was replaced several years ago, so the basics are good, but now the deck of the porch needs to be replaced. I have a good idea how to replace the flooring, but how do I support the porch overhang...
  4. Carpentry
    This porch has a roof over it all the way around it also has an area that sticks out of the corner that isn't a gazebo but looks similar to one that is also apart of the porch. What are risers? What are over hangs? What are hangs? I hear joists have to be 16 inches apart; how big do the joists...
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