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Cracks in asphalt

My brother parked his old car on my driveway and left nasty oil stains. I've been using Dawn dish washing liquid and hot water to scrub them off. Now I'm noticing cracks in the ashpalt. Did the hot wate...

Number of Responses 0 Date of Last Post 11 days ago
Painting house

Is it compulsory, if I hire painter, he as to come to my home to check, or I can just tell him?...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post 11 days ago
An electrical question

I have a fuse box in my apartment. I need a 220 line for my dryer. Is there anyway to add a 220 to the existing 110 line, without converting to a breaker box?...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post 15 days ago
Screwing wooden boards into concrete floor in garage gotchas?

Hi all! So I'm making a little corner area in the garage for a workout space. The house is a three story town-home with the garage in the bottom (at street level). I was planning on lay...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post January 8, 2017
What is the proper way to cover a home AC condenser for winter?

My church wants to protect the AC condenser unit from falling ice but also wants it to look nice. What is the proper way to cover it?...

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post December 5, 2016
Pavement showing signs of cracks

I recently had a pavement done to this house. It is showing signs of cracks already, after a few months. What should I do now? Ask the contractor to redo the pavement? Is there someone who can ...

Number of Responses 2 Date of Last Post November 12, 2016
Final receipt for repair

I hired a contractor to do 19,000 dollar storm damage repair. He will not give me a receipt or any kind of invoice. What can I do?...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post November 9, 2016
Keep cabinets in place or remove completely to repair wall?

We are putting new countertops and backsplash with existing cabinets. When the original countertops were removed the wall behind sustained a lot of damage. Should the contractor temporarily remove the cabinet...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post November 1, 2016
Rendering

I have done a job today putting a scratch coat onto the side of my house. Its red brick. I used a 4:1:1 mixture using hydrated lime. I also put waterproofer into the mixture. As I was applying the mi...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post October 20, 2016
What is to best exterior concrete basement waterproofing sealer?

1978 home, complete subgrade basement leaking. 1 wall settling. I bought land next to me so I now have the elevation to place drain tiles to daylight. Excavating to footer, placing drain tile. Wh...

Number of Responses 1 Date of Last Post October 5, 2016
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