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  1. Flooring
    I have been remodeling my 1978 4,000 sq ft. home for about 5 years now. One of the last rooms is the master bathroom. The bathroom has a typical 1970's sunken tub (i think its cast iron) that is against the outside wall of a brick home with a full single pane window behind it. On the other...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hi! We've bought our first house at the beginning of this year, and are planning to change the flooring, from carpet to laminate. The previous home owners had an addition built to the house about 10 years ago, but something went wrong when pouring the slab, as the right half of the addition is...
  3. Building & Construction
    My husband and I are interested in purchasing a home with a deeply sucken living room area (maybe 3 feet deep) with a fireplace. The sunken area is completely useless and a potential safety hazard. How feasible and costly will it be to raise the area and level the flooring? We are indifferent...
  4. Flooring
    I have a sunken living room that is 19' x 14' and 4" deep. It has a 4'' concrete wall all the way around the edges. Can I just fill it with concrete or will the weight strain the house too much? A family member suggested using 1 or 2" concrete foam blocks and the rest concrete. Is this a...
  5. Flooring
    I'm currently installing 3/4" x 2 1/4" unfinished oak in my entire house replacing all the carpet. So far everything has gone perfectly fine except I'm not too sure what to do about the 3 step downs going into the living room. The three steps lead up to the: entry *currently has laminate*...
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