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Problem with pergola piers not extending down to frostline

I am building a pergola in my yard where the frostline is 3 feet. I plan on pouring 12" diameter concrete piers that will extend slightly above ground level to support the 6x6 posts.
I rented a...
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OK to reuse old CCA joists on deck rebuild?

I'm rebuilding an existing freestanding 12x12 deck because the decking is in bad shape, and the 4x4 support posts are mearly sitting on the ground. I'm going to do it right and pour proper concrete...
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Pier foundation for small addition

I plan building a 8x12 foot addition to extend my kitchen. The house has a traditional concrete form foundation with a basement. However, I plan on going the concrete pier way with the addition...
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Posted By Chad N.

Designing roof of small addition

I plan on tearing a make-shift sunroom off the back of my house and building a 8x12 foot addition to extend the kitchen.
The only 2 roof options I could come up with are shown in the 2nd picture (I...
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Posted By Chad N.

How to fix large, deep driveway crack?

I have a large, nasty crack all the way across my driveway averaging 2 inches wide by 1.5 inches deep that has been there since I bought the house. I would like to fill it in with something, but not...
05-27-08, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Chad N.

gravel 10in deep around tree trunks

I plan on re-grading a part of my yard where a retaining wall used to be. There are several trees in the area I would like to keep, but by re-grading, 10 inches of the base of the trunks on these...
04-13-08, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Chad N.

replace retaining wall with grade?

Last year I tore out a 3 foot tall rotten timber retaining wall from my backyard. Because I don't want to spend the time building another wall, I was thinking of merely creating a graded slope, then...
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Different - stair stringers not touching ground

I have two questions here:

1. Due to my deck spanning the driveway, the stairs have to rest and anchor to the driveway. To prevent rot, I had the idea of the stringers not touching the driveway...
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Posted By Chad N.

Thanks for the reply. I was a little leary of...

Thanks for the reply. I was a little leary of doing it this way because of the tight fit for the ledger, and only being able to bolt the top half of the 2x10 ledger to the structure.
However, it...
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Difficult ledger attachment

My deck will span out from the 2nd story 16', and use 2x10 joists, spaced every 12". I plan on cutting away the siding to attach the ledger.

As you can see in the 3rd picture, I only have 9 1/2"...
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Posted By Chad N.

Building new deck - a few questions

I tore down my existing (not to code) 8x9’ deck, which had a ledger board nailed directly to the siding, and the support posts resting on the driveway/patio below. I’m building a new deck that will...
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