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Posted By jimmyrules712

Quick update: I just got done removing the old...

Quick update:
I just got done removing the old fence and clearing all the debris that the fence was holding up. In some spots the fence was holding up over 1 foot of dirt.

I really think some...
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Posted By jimmyrules712

I think you misunderstood my question. I'm not...

I think you misunderstood my question. I'm not talking about changing the existing concrete creek. The drainage creek is city property. I'm talking about building a retaining wall at the edge of...
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Do I Need a Retaining Wall?

Hello, I am planning on replacing my backyard chain link fence with a wood privacy fence and as you can see in the pictures, the fence runs along drainage ditch and my yard has a pretty steep slope...
10-18-13, 11:23 AM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

I have some changes to my first post. I...

I have some changes to my first post.

I found a local supply place that has 24' sections (they will cut them down for me) of galvanized schedule 40 pipe for $87 and schedule 20 for $49. These are...
10-15-13, 08:06 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Plan Review for Privacy Fence with Metal Posts

Hello, I am planning on removing my old 4ft chain link fence and replacing it with a privacy fence with metal posts. I'd like some feedback on my plans before I proceed.

I'll be replacing the...
04-02-12, 07:39 AM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Unfortunately I don't know the answer to that...

Unfortunately I don't know the answer to that question. I'll be in that house for as long as I live in this city, but it's very possible I will relocate for a different job down the road. I don't...
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Posted By jimmyrules712

I was afraid of that. That seems kind of risky...

I was afraid of that. That seems kind of risky though, I'm afraid I might make it worse. I'm wondering if I can at least stabilize it by leaving the fallen blocks where they are and trying to fill...
03-28-12, 06:03 AM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Ok that makes sense. You had me pretty worried...

Ok that makes sense. You had me pretty worried that I have no idea what I'm doing!

I think at this point I've decided to stick with building the fence line along the edge of the yard and I'll...
03-27-12, 06:57 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

I've already checked. Our max height allowed is...

I've already checked. Our max height allowed is 8ft however a permit is needed when it's over 6ft. And yes I hate it when people face their fence in the wrong direction.
03-27-12, 06:40 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

I'm not sure I understand what you mean. How...

I'm not sure I understand what you mean. How does the length of the individual planks affect stability and cause the fence to not be straight? What do you mean by "longer ones staggered between...
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Yes I agree that it was not installed correctly. ...

Yes I agree that it was not installed correctly. I'm guessing they didn't put much of a base underneath the section that collapsed. The quesiton I have now is will there be a risk that more of the...
03-27-12, 09:16 AM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

I noticed that 6ft planks are significantly...

I noticed that 6ft planks are significantly cheaper than the next size up. Would it be weird if I use 6 foot planks of the entire fence but just adjust the size of the kickboard where I want it...
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Posted By jimmyrules712

No that's just an optical allusion of the...

No that's just an optical allusion of the picture. The poured wall is very straight.
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Can this Retaining Wall Be Repaired?

Looking for advice on what to do about this retaining wall. It's cemented into my driveway (done by previous owner) so replacing is not an easy or cheap project. Any good repair options? I think...
03-26-12, 06:36 AM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Yes I already expect to bury 1/3 the length of...

Yes I already expect to bury 1/3 the length of the post. What do you think about the 2 questions I listed in the first post of the thread?
03-25-12, 06:45 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

I live in an area where people pretty much always...

I live in an area where people pretty much always use cement due to our soil containing a lot of rock and clay making it very difficult to dig very deep.
03-25-12, 05:47 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

It ends at the retaining wall, which I own. why...

It ends at the retaining wall, which I own. why would you not use cement?
03-25-12, 02:28 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Advice Needed for Privacy Fence Along Cement Creek

Looking for advice on the best way to proceed with replacing my 4ft chain link fence with a privacy fence.

As the pictures below show, it slopes downward along the creek. There is about a 1 ft...
10-05-11, 08:36 AM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

I have a tankless water heater so there's no...

I have a tankless water heater so there's no issue there. I'll have to look into whether the door and floor will be an issue or not.

Regarding the question of if it's worthwhile or not, I believe...
10-04-11, 06:14 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Is the building code for floor support...

Is the building code for floor support consistent? If not how would I be able to find out if I need to add extra support or not?

The tub you installed looks fantastic, that's very similar to what...
10-04-11, 10:53 AM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Installing a Whirlpool tub where no tub has ever existed

I'm looking for advice on where to start with this project.

I recently bought a home that has a very large and spacious master bathroom, but right now only has a stand up shower. One entire...
07-12-11, 08:31 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

ok in that case ill just dig holes for all 4...

ok in that case ill just dig holes for all 4 posts. Is there a problem with putting the 2 outside posts about 1 foot in and having the rails just hang off by a foot? I think I'll have trouble...
07-11-11, 08:08 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

another question...since I'm probably going to go...

another question...since I'm probably going to go with the first straight line option I'm anticipating needing 4 posts, one on each side of the sidewalk and one on each far side. Would it be a bad...
07-08-11, 03:00 PM
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Posted By jimmyrules712

Option B as I showed it in the map basically does...

Option B as I showed it in the map basically does go to the property line and then north. The neighbor had to build his fence about a foot into his property to avoid running into the middle of 2...
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