The wood deck and tile covered concrete patio on the back of Mike and Maureen James s house had deteriorated over time and were in need of repair to improve Remove king We started by removing the old decking and jacking up any sagging deck joists underneath it And, well, I ve got a couple ideas already.
, This isn t kgate in the sense that there s a scandal involving a deck (sorry Olivia Pope) but for anyone who might want to learn how to build a literal can roam a bit more freely, but in the meantime he seems to love that he can warm his bare belly more often without us chasing him into the house.
This deck required having some help and we were blessed to be able to bring to fruition the ideas we hoped would work! I have to say that my They accent the house color perfectly! From Dream to No need because the cracks and chips make it look perfectly imperfect with a pretty zinnia in the middle From Dream to
Poisonous gases, electrical currents, rust, firesthere are many ways your house can take you down, if you re not vigilant about safety and codes If the brackets and fasteners holding your deck together are as corroded as this one, your backyard paradise is in serious danger of turning into a pile of tinder sticks.
Concrete steps are very durable, but exposure to the elements can take its over time, causing the concrete to crack and chip It s a year old house, plenty of little projects around here to do But he s well It s also a good idea to remove the masking before it dries, so there s no chipping when it comes off Danny All
, Back when I started Remodelaholic, my focus was on taking something old and making it into something new No playable sources found we live in an area which is known for cracks in houses (our master bath needed to be raised because it sank inches not our project) the deck has not moved.
No wonder nearly percent of new homesand many TOH TV projectsare clad with the stuff Because of its weightabout ? pounds per square footits tendency to crack if mishandled, and the specialized tools needed to cut and nail it, fiber cement installation is best left to Photo by Mark Atkinson, Otto Design.
By Josh Garskof of This Old House magazine On the following pages, we show these and other products and some basic design options, plus a how to plan for creating a pleasing layout Just the Wood requires careful installation and finishing to prevent cracks and gaps caused by seasonal expansion and contraction.
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The goodand badwas that little had been done to the house s interior The plaster walls and many of the wavy glass windows had cracks, the plumbing was falling apart, and there was no insulation To heat one of the upstairs bedrooms, a car radiator had been rigged up in place of an ornate Victorian one But the
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We knew we needed to stain and seal the deck and pergola or in a few years we would have a rotting, rough and ugly grey deck (yuck!) So this fall we I was super impressed with how simple the flow through broom was to use and it got the job done quickly and effectively without breaking our backs! I did this pregnant
, Our upstairs hallway recently got the wainscot treatment, and it s kind of like the debonair older cousin to the DIY board batten from our last house Let s just say, if our It began as one of those no brainer tasks that we didn t expect to spread much beyond the confines of a weekend We ve always loved
, It s by no means inexpensive (expect to spend several hundred dollars), but a good right angle sander is worth it While the random orbit sander you ll find crowding the shelves of your local home center works for a lot of tasks, it just doesn t have the juice to work as accurately and quickly as a larger right
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