Questions about: masonry

Weather reports are calling for heavy rain this afternoon and evening in Atlanta, and with heavy rain come flooded basements. No matter the source of basement flooding, whether it’s a burst pipe or a leak from the outside, you can be in deep water fa
I need to pour small stair entry into my basement, about 4 steps and it is narrow, with a brick retention wall on both sides. I was going to first evenly grade and pack the dirt, then put gravel, then pour concrete (framing and rebar aside). Does tha
make concrete stairs can be attractive with the help of its wood finish Gray, rough concrete not overcame in a private home, if it is certainly not a design idea. To ensure that such a staircase fits into the interior, it is lined with wooden decorat
I have never been able to understand why a cloudy weather makes me feel nostalgic. One such cloudy day when I was all alone at home, walking up the staircase leading to my room, I started remembering the days when my world revolved around that newly
My rear entrance is wood frame set in masonry (brick + terracotta brick) wall. It has aluminum flashing but it's old (way before I got the house) and the top edge isn't protected anymore (since I tore down the vinyl siding to stucco over, which hasn'
My current design for a garage is 24' by 24'. There are 2 garage doors on the front 9' in width, with 1 1/2" on each side to install them into. This leaves 66" for the front facing CMU wall, which is split into three sections of 22" each
I have a stone foundation in my basement which was re-pointed about 4 years ago. While slight, the mortar crumbles a little bit over time. As a result, it causes a bit of a mess with the dust at the edge of the flooring
1 Removing the ceiling of oil stains 2 Removing the ceiling water stains 2. 1 Get rid of yellow stains after fresh repair 2. 2 is removed from the ceiling stains from soot andsmoke 2
Your tiled wall is finished and ready for accents, but mounting those requires drilling through the tile. Before you break into that smooth surface, you need to know how to drill the necessary holes without cracking and ruining any of the tile and wa
My neighbor spent well over $ 200,000 to add a beautiful addition to her traditional brick veneer Cape Cod home. But when the masonry contractor put up the brick he failed to even come close to matching the color of the mortar to the original part of