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Posted By Eaglei22

Thanks for the reply Marq. We have a ten month...

Thanks for the reply Marq. We have a ten month old, so we want the gate for her, and also my dog. So we can keep her up there sometimes, when the neighbor's dogs are out. She likes to run back and...
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Posted By Eaglei22

How to add deck gate with offset 4x4's?

Looking to add a gate at the top of deck stairs, where gate swings inward and the hinges are towards the yard side of deck. There are two issues. One, the 4x4 posts are offset, so what would be the...
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Posted By Eaglei22

Okay thanks Pilot Dane. I will follow up with...

Okay thanks Pilot Dane. I will follow up with pictures of the finished product, or mpre questions if necessary.
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Posted By Eaglei22

I like windows. it doesn't have to be...

I like windows.

it doesn't have to be attached to the shed, but with the slope it seemed like a nice elegant solution and eye appealing, as this is a center piece now of the backyard. I guess i...
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Posted By Eaglei22

Yes, a porch swing that can sit 2-3 people with a...

Yes, a porch swing that can sit 2-3 people with a backing.

Also, the way the current shed legs are mounted, and the weight of the shed wouldn't stabalize it enough? The footings go 45 inches down....
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Posted By Eaglei22

Help adding wood swing to shed.

I am looking for advice on how to go about adding supports on the left side of shed for adding a wood swing with chains..

i am only allowed to have a 10x12 max shed which I am at, so I don't...
06-28-18, 07:22 AM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Whats the best way to attach the ratchet strap...

Whats the best way to attach the ratchet strap with all the corners already secured?

also this was taking diagonal measurements, so the difference was 3/4. I guess in the grand scheme of things it...
06-27-18, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Hmm, i feel like as long as it won't make the...

Hmm, i feel like as long as it won't make the roof look crooked or effect windows=doors i would rather deal with it. I just didnt want it to run into problems that would take a lot of compensation as...
06-27-18, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Shed out of square 3/4inches, braces already in.

My first time building a shed by myself and it's been a lot of work, since it is on a slope. I got the piers and columns in, had it squared, and put cut plywood in the corners.

I cut all the...
05-19-18, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Pilot Dane, I am concerned though as the lowest...

Pilot Dane, I am concerned though as the lowest corner is about 21-22 inches lower from the highest. So, that would probably be too many stacked bricks.
05-19-18, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Hi, thanks for the response. I had pulled a...

Hi, thanks for the response. I had pulled a permit as it was required for anything over 100sqft as well. 5ft is the minimum setback, but the fence is back a few inches. I will give a few more inches...
05-18-18, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Foundation for building shed on 2ft slope?

Hello, I purchased a set of plans for a new shed. As I was reading through it, the author recommends not to stack more than three 4 inch concrete pavers for stability.

I took a string level and...
03-08-18, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Yea, he knows he did a shotty job. Ignored my...

Yea, he knows he did a shotty job. Ignored my phone calls and had a few no shows. So unless I intended to pursue him in court he is out of the picture.

wondering it s good power washing will knock...
03-06-18, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Eaglei22

I noticed the other day when the weather was...

I noticed the other day when the weather was warmer and I was in tge backyard, it looks like those cloudy areas are flaking.
03-02-18, 10:28 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Looks good! Gives me some idea. My concern for...

Looks good! Gives me some idea. My concern for mine, is sitting on the deck and seeing the top of the pergola and taking away the openness, but if i cover the deck and patio, i will need to sit it...
03-02-18, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Something like this design, ...

Something like this design,
https://images.homedepot-static.com/productImages/312757f3-03aa-4706-b1bc-8e5e720eed67/svn/browns-tans-backyard-discovery-pergolas-6214com-64_1000.jpg

Here is a...
03-02-18, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Thanks for the reply XSleeper. I am just in the...

Thanks for the reply XSleeper. I am just in the brainstorming steps, so I am trying to weigh my options. I will sketch something out over the patio and then update. I envision bringing the pergola up...
03-02-18, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Stamped concrete possibly put solvent sealer over water based sealer. What to do

Long story short, I had a stamped concrete patio poured 2yrs ago this May. The contractor stamped it too late so some areas had some crumbling. It looked fine for the first year, but over the first...
03-02-18, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

Building a pergola around a raised deck?

My home has a garden level basement, so my kitchen walks out to a small deck about 5.5 ft off the ground. Deck height in total with railing about 8.5 ft off the ground.

I have a stamped patio...
09-21-17, 08:24 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

@Donato i thought about that, haven't done...

@Donato i thought about that, haven't done though ever. Where do you find day workers, home depot?
09-21-17, 08:15 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

@Vermont, im getting paid a lot doing iy myself...

@Vermont, im getting paid a lot doing iy myself lol. I was quoted $5600 just for labor to install the sod. That's after i said i am prepping the yard for the sod, and purchasing the sod. Im in the...
09-21-17, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

@Marq Thank you. I feel I can handle it, but...

@Marq Thank you. I feel I can handle it, but having never laid sod and having to install right away, I dont want to assume anything.

This summer alone, i installed an above ground pool on a...
09-21-17, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

@Vermont That seems like a really long time. How...

@Vermont That seems like a really long time. How not continuois you talking?
09-21-17, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Eaglei22

With the quotes for install I have gotten, that...

With the quotes for install I have gotten, that will be my motivation to push through it. Two 10hr days I can handle. I think anything more I would just hope with cooler weather I could spread out...
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