Building a Small Two Step Deck/Porch

My question is similar to the recent one about a small porch. But we have a concrete patio so no posts could be used. We have two wood steps outside our patio door (about the same width as the doors) leading to a concrete patio with a glass block basement window under the steps. It is now freestanding, not hooked onto the house at all. We have the window well covered and the steps are […]

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Putting in a larger basement window?

I have a walk out basement with two small windows near the ceiling. these windows are about 2 feet wide and maybe 1 foot tall. I’d like to take out this window and put in a more standard size, to get more light into the basement, say 2 wide (no wider than the original window in there) and 3 feet tall. The wall is concrete block. Does anyone know if I can simply take the […]

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