Question on Patio w/ Brick layers

I am planning on building a 10X10 or 100 sq. ft patio with brick floor. My internet research directs me to buying pavement rocks and sand. The problem is that they are advocating buying about 103 bags of 40 pounds concrete and 26 bags of 40 pounds sand to do the job. Then there is the cost of renting a compactor. This is a lot of money for me. Is it not much cheaper then […]

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Rotten, moldy sill plate

We decided to get rid of the carpet in our basement in an effort to get rid of some mold and see if our allergies improved as a family. Well, the carpet and padding are gone and we’re working on a couple areas of the lower wall around the room. In the process of scraping up the tack strip (which had like a tube of liquid nails per wall!) my scraper slipped in a couple […]

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