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  1. Building & Construction
    Hello I have a wooden deck and it has some kind of growth on it that seems to be deteriorating the wood. I haven’t seen anything like it and I am wondering what to do. I can’t replace the whole deck but I do want to address the issue of it spreading to the entire deck. Can I just cut out and...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    I recently had to remove vinyl siding underneath some windows in the front of my house, the wood under the corners of the windows is rotted. When I look at how the window was trimmed out using J channel, I see that there is no place for the water to go when it runs down the side of the windows...
  3. Carpentry
    My house has an old pergola that consists of three large (6x12?) beams and several 2x joists on top of the beams. Both of the large beams that run perpendicular to the joists have some serious wood rot on one end. The large beams measure 5.5" by 11.25" (6x12?). I would like...
  4. Project Showcase
    Hi everyone, First post here. This forum looks like a great community! The attached pictures (bottom of the post) will give the best story, but let me give some details. Hopefully someone has come across something similar. There are two doors in the kitchen that open up to the deck in the...
  5. Building & Construction
    Hello All From Fredericksburg, VA I just bought a home built in 1975. In spite of having the home inspected, I'm discovering a few things I need to address. I just noticed the wooden sliding glass door has a large hole in it on the exterior which is pretty substantial. I can't afford...
  6. Painting
    I live in a building in New York city run by a slumlord. The bathroom defies belief (you want to talk mildew?), and my wife's mental state has suffered greatly. She cries. You can imagine. I'll focus on the bathroom window, so as not to overwhelm you (or me). The window frame and sill...
  7. Roofing/Siding
    Call me stupid... i had a contractor from craigslist come take a look at my house, I thought he would do the roofing repair, but he got me a quote from another company. I am wondering how much a referral fee the roofer is paying the craigslist contractor (ie, how much cheaper it would be to fix...
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