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I would use lag bolts with expanding anchors,...

I would use lag bolts with expanding anchors, nails and glue don't cut it.
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You could go with a cultured brick. "Robinson"...

You could go with a cultured brick. "Robinson" makes a great looking brick.

http://www.robinsonbrick.com/
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The footing should extend to the frost line, 3'...

The footing should extend to the frost line, 3' in NJ
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If it is still sinking, rip it out and make sure...

If it is still sinking, rip it out and make sure you have an adequate base for the new one. Going over it will add more weight and it could sink even more.
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4-6" of crushed base is more than adequate for a...

4-6" of crushed base is more than adequate for a patio.
250 sq ft price could range from $2000 - $4000 depending on pattern, amount of cuts, cost of pavers.
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Unilock makes a great paver adhesive to hold the...

Unilock makes a great paver adhesive to hold the caps on the blocks. All of the systems are built pretty much the same way. You do not need a 4th wall if the steps are going against the house,...
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Use wall stones and caps for the steps and raised...

Use wall stones and caps for the steps and raised ends of the patio. All the paver companies have web sites that will detail how they are built.
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Dig out a shelf for the stone to sit on all...

Dig out a shelf for the stone to sit on all around the pond. Install the liner first, then stack the stones on the liner and trim the liner after the stones are laid. Cut the stone to fit so there...
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That sounds like a good plan, I would screw the...

That sounds like a good plan, I would screw the wire onto the brick with long screws to get a better hold.
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When you install the caps are you pressing the...

When you install the caps are you pressing the bluestone down into the motar bed. (I use a rubber mallet) or are you just laying the stone on top. The joint should be compressed.
You could also...
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Can you post a picture? or describe the problem...

Can you post a picture? or describe the problem better.
Is the door to short.
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I would use type s for both. Don't go over 1/2...

I would use type s for both.
Don't go over 1/2 inch. you could build it up with steel plates to support the load.
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Posted By Frank99

Try sakrete Top N Bond.

Try sakrete Top N Bond.
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Do you want a brick chimney or stone veneer? If...

Do you want a brick chimney or stone veneer?
If the brick are some what sound patch them up and veneer over them.
If you want to rebuild the chimney, use concrete blocks, cheaper, faster and then...
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They have to be set in a concrete footing.

They have to be set in a concrete footing.
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Cobble stones would make a nice border, or...

Cobble stones would make a nice border, or granite curbs, concrete curbs.

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This is a stupid @#$&*@ rule
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This is done by sandblasting, call a local...

This is done by sandblasting, call a local headstone company to see who they use.
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Why not use the stone with out cutting it. Just...

Why not use the stone with out cutting it. Just lay the full stones.

Get a Feather and wedge and spit your own stones.
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Drill holes or cut some slots in the corners to...

Drill holes or cut some slots in the corners to let the water flow.
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I would rank them Bricks, Concrete, Pavers, and...

I would rank them Bricks, Concrete, Pavers, and Deck.
I sugggest Pavers or Concrete, the wood be too close to the ground and will rot.

Frank
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Gas pipes and others can be moved, or put through...

Gas pipes and others can be moved, or put through the new foundation. Its a minor detail.
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Use a wrecking bar and raise it up and fill...

Use a wrecking bar and raise it up and fill underneath it, a 4 x 4 slab is not that heavy.
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I would go with Concrete Pavers over asphalt, if...

I would go with Concrete Pavers over asphalt, if a piece gets damaged or stained it can be replaced.
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One Ton of asphalt (2,000 lb) will cover eighty...

One Ton of asphalt (2,000 lb) will cover eighty Square feet at two inches thick.
12-29-07, 04:57 PM
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The way to fix the joist is to nail or screw...

The way to fix the joist is to nail or screw another joist along side of it extending past the weak spot several feet.
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