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gotcha.. i guess i can use mortar to joint the...

gotcha.. i guess i can use mortar to joint the bricks together then?
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hmm... well i know patios are gravel+sand base...

hmm... well i know patios are gravel+sand base but I figured driveway edging would be concrete because it would be easier to make it perfectly flush with the driveway and more solid base in case you...
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brick driveway edging

i am thinking of making brick driveway edging... kind of like this one
http://www.somerleapark.com.au/images/large/asphalt%20driveway,%20brick%20edged,%20warranwood.jpg

I searched and only came...
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yeah crushed gravel will be in place tomorrow. I...

yeah crushed gravel will be in place tomorrow. I just heard that it's not good to get the sand wet once you even it out... maybe I'm being too cautious?
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building paver patio in sections?

I just dug out the foundation for a 300 sq ft patio and ready to pour sand and lay the pavers.

I live in an area where it has afternoon t-storms almost every other day (although we had a 3-day...
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what can i use to take up space in concrete form?

I'm building concrete stairs about 7 feet wide and going down 3 feet so about 3-4 steps. That would be a lot of concrete to pour so can I put bricks or cinderblocks in the form to take up the volume?...
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i don't mean to hijack this thread but can...

i don't mean to hijack this thread but can someone point me to a good video or how-to write up to build steps that leads to a paver patio?

Ideally, I'd like to have brick/stone steps instead of...
05-29-12, 11:22 AM
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***CORRECTION*** the room above it ends right...

***CORRECTION*** the room above it ends right where that mini wall is standing.
05-29-12, 11:17 AM
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planning on re-doing the floors so that's not an...

planning on re-doing the floors so that's not an issue :)
05-28-12, 11:33 PM
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Guess what's in this wall...

I would love to tear down this little wall. I know it's not structural but have no idea why the builders put it there. I was thinking perhaps plumbing ran down but it's just a bedroom directly above...
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Directing multiple sump pump drains to one large sump pump?

My crawl basement currently has one submersible sump pump and a smaller, hose connected pedestal sump pump.
I'm having flooding issues in parts of the basement that are far away from those pumps so...
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Tell me about pre built garages / DIY garage kits

I'm looking to purchasing a house without a garage and saw that pre built garages were or garage kits were much more affordable than building a garage from ground up.
Anybody here have any...
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How to turn my brick fireplace into classic/aged look?

I would like to paint this firetruck red fireplace
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/skimmilk68/Houses/IMG_4110.jpg
into something like this (on left.. I love how it's not all one solid...
03-20-12, 09:00 PM
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this room is so big and awkward... i don't know...

this room is so big and awkward... i don't know what to do with it besides split it up :confused:
03-20-12, 11:43 AM
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do you think the 2ft walls (part of the rafter?)...

do you think the 2ft walls (part of the rafter?) are load bearing? I'd rather knock them down than figure out what to put in each little "nook"
03-19-12, 08:49 PM
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Dividing a room with sloped ceiling?

I would like to divide up my family/living room because it's just too big and an extra bedroom is always nice. How difficult is it to install walls with a sloped ceiling?

Here are pics. I would...
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