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  1. Painting
    I just bought a house and the previous owners decided the fireplace needed to be painted teal for some reason. Any Ideas on the easiest/best way to update it?
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Can anyone give me some pointers on putting stone on an interior wall? Can I just attach the mesh to a normal sheetrock wall or will it be to heavy? If I want to attach to the main foundation walls that are now fancied up with wood over them, should I screw the wood in or is using a brad nailer...
  3. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    House in Gilbert/Phoenix AZ, yard has an irrigation system but it has several damaged/broken sprinkler heads and who knows what other problems. So rather than trying to get that fixed up and doing grass, I'm considering just doing the typical gravel/rock layer. I'm just curious what kind of...
  4. Tools
    I have hit a large rock in the middle of my sump pit and am unsure what I need to demo it. I have received advice from various sources that has left me in a jam. The HD rental guy said a jackhammer wouldn't work since the bits are only designed for concrete & cement (others have said I should...
  5. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hello all - I have a question regarding a rock wall for my yard. My wife and I have had a real fixer-upper house on our hands, and we're just finally getting to the backyard. Currently, we have painted railroad ties elevating a rock/tree/shrub area around various parts of the yard. It's...
  6. Building & Construction
    I was searching for an easy to install option for stone siding as a feature for the outside of my house. I found a few options (Genstone, Nextstone, and some other terrible ones), and actually bought and started installing some called Nexstone that I saw at a Home Hardware. Then I found one...
  7. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    We're digging a french drain system and hit solid rock for about 10 feet in length. We need to get about 1 foot deep through that length of rock and then its dirt again. What is the best option? Paying for a rock saw rental(really expensive) or jackhammering it? What's best. Please help...
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