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Some construction projects call for a larger masonry block than a standard brick, but solid concrete blocks can be very expensive and very heavy. One common compromise are largely hollow masonry blocks known as cinder blocks. These are also sometimes
A lot of variables there to make a proper answer: Basic tenet of concrete use: Compression = good, tension = bad Wall thickness Drilling to half the wall depth for a threaded fastener (with extra room as Steven suggests) is the safest for embedding f
I think I have a good idea about how to go about this, but wanted to throw it out here to make sure I don't wander down the wrong path. I recently installed a new floor drain. I broke up the concrete in a circle around the old drain, maybe 14-18 inch
I plan on cutting tile and finishing the vertical strip just under the remaining tiles. My challenge is meeting up the new drywall with the existing tile so that it is flush. My questions are: 1
When you rent an old house, drafty doors and windows come with the territory. While sealing a drafty door should be a landlord expense, this is one fix-it project you can manage on your own at very little cost. Sealing a drafty door will make your ho
You do not want to just place the concrete tiles on native ground soil. A proper installation would be to dig out the native soil down to a solid base. Then lay in a layer of crushed rock to aid in water drainage
Builders use concrete as a building material for housing foundations because of its strength and durability. Once placed, a concrete slab will last the lifetime of your home, providing the solid basis for the entire structure. Unfortunately, even the
Garage vs Carport We all know what garages are and how important they are for the safety and security of the cars of a household. There are also carports built by some homeowners, to park their cars. Many people remain confused between a garage and c
I will probably install a glue down engineered wood floor directly on the concrete slab, but which sealer should I use as a vapor barrier? You mentioned a 2 part epoxy sealant, but would that be enough vapor barrier to simply glue down the wood floor