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Concrete foundation crack? What's the appropriate way to fix?

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Masonry » Concrete 

Hi All We had some insulation problems around one of the baseboards downstairs. Warm air would coming  ... read more »

Post for clothes line - Concrete

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I have a 4" steel pipe (11') that I want to use as a clothesline post. The soil is well drained  ... read more »

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Pouring concrete without sand or gravel?

Hamilton, TX guy's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Hamilton, TX guy in  Masonry » Concrete 

Built my own home but neglected to consider wind driven rain coming in the front/side doors. So I cannot  ... read more »

how much does it cost to create a concrete berms

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No further details provided  ... read more »

Frost on brickwork

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Masonry » Brick »

My house (mid terrace) is 2 1/2 year old in the last few weeks I have noticed frost on 2 parts of my  ... read more »

How is the best way to clean oil spots that have been there a week?

Karenda lighthouse bay's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Karenda lighthouse bay in  Masonry » Concrete 

I do not have a picture but the painter told me to move my car so the crew could start paint the carport.  ... read more »

how many 94 lb bags of portland cement to a cubic yard

Ed's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Ed in  Masonry » Concrete 

i am filling the walls of storm shelter and pouring a top. Will need approx 2.6 cu. yes.  ... read more »

Is this quality concrete work? Should I be concerned?

Dave M's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Dave M in  Masonry » Concrete 

THE FACTS: I hired a licensed contractor to add a wood deck to the back of my home with steps down to  ... read more »

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how much concrete do i need for ten foot long curb, 6

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4 separate old concrete slabs 2 are raising up

mg27's Avatar (by Gravatar) by mg27 in  Masonry » Concrete 

I have a small enclosed on 4 sides court yard with 4 slabs about 8 x 10 ft. which extends under my siding  ... read more »

what is the best thing to do if your slab of concete is a quarter inch of for le

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Masonry » Concrete 

my slab of concrete where shed is going is one quarter inch off  ... read more »

Should mortar turn brown in color after adding water?

silenteagle's Avatar (by Gravatar) by silenteagle in  Masonry » Brick »

Yesterday I mixed a bag of Quikrete mortar that had been laying around about five or more years. When  ... read more »

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My mortar got a soaking. Will it still set?

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I used ready mixed mortar to level the ground under a metal shed. Then it rained hard and the shed flooded  ... read more »

Brick repointing butcher job

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I had someone repair missing mortar on my porch and this is what he did. (In case the picture didn't  ... read more »

Brick repointing butcher job

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I had someone repair my front brick porch. Is this job SO bad that I should refuse to pay the balance  ... read more »

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