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  1. Flooring
    I need to replace this material. Does anyone know what this material is and how difficult it is to replace?
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello, I just purchased a large (and heavy) cement water fountain for my backyard. After setting it up (no small feat due to weight and the need to carefully level each portion), I was dismayed to discover that the two top bowls apparently leak. By this I mean when the bowl is full and the...
  3. Roofing/Siding
    Anyone tried Leak Stopper Rubber Flexx before on a rain gutter repair? Looks interesting with the sticky tape and then painting the rubber coating on top. youtube.com/watch?v=b6_qO3ZDrNo Thoughts?
  4. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Anyone, I need help. I made a mistake of building a screened porch with permaboard and faux stone but I didn't weather proof my sides (knee walls). My studs are pressure treated; however, I'm now worried that water will seep through the stone and into the board, causing mold. I did go back and...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    my house has new siding installed, there are 4 windows and all the trims are replaced with 1 X 4 certainteed j-pocket pvc trim - see picture. The house is housewrap and thin foam on top of that. The trims mitered cut around the window (not sure what's underneath or if flashing are installed...
  6. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Here is my problem: I live in Queens, NY to give you ideas about my seasonality. About a year ago, a new walkway + stairs was made in front of my house. It is composed from bricks + bluestone slabs on top of them. The bricks are just for support of the structure. Few weeks ago, a crew came in...
  7. Building & Construction
    I need help! Leak coming between slab foundation and sill plate. I removed the baseboard and I can see the tiny bit of water seeping in. The area is above grade but the frame is set back 4-5 inches off the slab. (It looks like they were going to add brick to the outside and changed their mind.)...
  8. Building & Construction
    Hey Everyone! I am renovating a 100 year old frame house. The old wood siding I have been replacing with osb sheathing until I can afford siding. The old wood was so full or holes, rot, and splits it could not be saved. The windows were major issues. The problem I am having seems to be with...
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