Oct , We still have to fix the ones where the light fixtures are attached and the ceiling vents, so there s a little more to finish out before they are completely done insulated walls, ready to put new siding and soffitt back on, front porch old wood and chipping paint, ready to install new flooring and railing on front
Aug , According to a new report by TRIP, a non profit transportation research group, Los Angeles area drivers spend about an extra in , in gas and vehicle repairs TRIP looked at three factors that it says cost drivers extra money Extra Vehicle Operating Costs, or VOC Repair costs, tire wear, and vehicle
Adding a front porch addition can be a great DIY project and can range from the simple to the sophisticated Our directory of See construction processes, diagrams, photos, repair methods, and podcasts There are plenty of tricks of the trade you can use to minimize costs yet produce a quality and stylish porch Be sure
Jan , Portico is a fancy little word, which really means a covered front porch, so I m adopting that word for my new and improved little front porch I got the entire portico done, along with repairing the trim above my garage, the new door and repair on the middle garage door, all for ,, which I think is a very
Feb , Replacing the brick front steps with hefty cast iron ones was one of the more involved projects, requiring buy in from the couple s next door neighbors, too When they first started restoring The total cost would run roughly ,, twice the amount she had imagined She struggled with springing for a
Watch this video to see how to build a wood arbor over an entry door and reduced the energy costs by installing new vinyl replacement windows and shutters We ve cleared off the front porch to make way for a feature arbor, and I m going over the design details with Ken and Stacie before we start building Don t be
The best way to repair these joints is with a sand topping mortar mix, which is stronger than regular mortar and can handle wider joints I mix it with an mixing up the new mortar to repair a stone walkway Push the mortar down into the joints using a brick trowel, then roughly tool it to the same height as the existing joints.
When repairing or replacing rotten wood on a porch, be sure to use rot resistant materials and paint or stain all sides and ends When replacing rotten porch flooring, the columns are jacked up so the new flooring can installed beneath them Once the flooring has been replaced, Adding an Eco Friendly Front Porch to .