Exterior Cleaning Use a Generac OneWash pressure washer to clean vinyl siding, eaves, shutters, fences, decks, and sidewalks Rotten Door Cracked Concrete Block Foundation Fill cracked concrete block foundation joints with mortar repair caulk and seal the inside of the basement walls with masonry waterproofer.
Watch this video to find out how to remove damaged or rotten wood lap siding, and install new wood siding to replace it In a pinch you can wrap duct tape around the bottom of a hacksaw blade to protect your hand, and use it to cut through the nails Use a pry bar to lift each piece up and pull it away from the wall.
Oct , Vinyl shake siding is low maintenance, durable, and resembles real wood shakes Installation isn t When siding gables, align a scrap of siding with the gable, and then use it to mark the angle to be cut on the siding Watch this video to Then you secure them to the wall on the top side with roofing tacks.
Dec , But what if they compared it to another premium product, like a structural insulated panel, or a passivhaus, or any other R wall is my bête noire, the embodied energy in the concrete and the CO released in its production, and the fossil fuels and flame retardants used to make the polystyrene forms.
Building a block retaining wall Wall Excavation Dig out and level the ground for the retaining wall Wall Foundation Add a base of crushed stone, and use a tamp to compact it Laying Blocks Stack the blocks, following the manufacturer s instructions, applying construction or landscape adhesive between each layer of
Nov , ,) upon which priority is claimed in this application discloses an improved basement wall system that overcomes many of the problems with the prior The basement wall in accordance with this aspect of the invention includes a metal sill, a plurality of spaced apart metal wall studs, metal decking
Mar , This further reduces the chance of water coming in contact with untreated wood should the basement ever (mildly) flood the walls are plumb, and to mark the appropriate location for the top plate, the guys placed a spare stud on the bottom plate and scribed a line on the joists (or blocking) using a level.
Jul , Referring to FIG , a precast concrete panel for use in a basement wall is illustrated The panel is or is essentially a reinforced (with wire mesh) precast hollow core prestressed concrete panel as known in the precast hollow core concrete panel art The precast concrete panel has an end , a top
Watch this video for tips on when you need to prime surfaces before painting and what type of primer you need to use Danny Lipford priming wall paneling with a paint roller Danny Lipford They block stains created by wood resins, water, and other materials from bleeding through both themselves and the topcoat.
Jun , One leg of the brace is seated inside the floor track of the wall and fastened through the track to the underlying floor or subfloor, either with a foundation bolt, or wood screws, or explosive charged concrete nails or pins A reinforcing plate is preferably used over the horizontal leg of the brace to reinforce the
Jan , Waterproof engineered floor and wall planks have a veneer layer, an extruded plastic composite core, a click lock edge fastening system, and, avoid the use of laminate flooring in areas that are subject to repeated or sustained moisture such as in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and basement areas