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Posts Tagged 'Massachusetts'

What materials are available for putting a vinyl sheet finish on deck floor?

What materials are available for putting a vinyl sheet finish on deck floor? I want to put a vinyl sheet finish on my deck 8ft x 8ft. Flooring is solid and waterproof just needs topcoat. Would like to do it myself as simply as possible. What are some materials that are available?

Expanding the Master Bath

I would like to expand my master bathroom from just a shower to accommodate a garden tub. The hall bath shares the same wall and would make a nice half bath. What does something like this cost? Would it be cheaper to make it one large bath?

Vinyl Picket Fencing Cost and Durability

What is the long-term comparative cost of vinyl picket fencing versus wood fencing for our Worcester, Massachusetts, front yard? Which will be more durable?

How much does it cost to have a electric box rewire?

I have an older home, 1950's, that needs some electrical work. How much does it cost to have a electric box rewired? The whole box is a mess. What should I look for in an electrician?

How much will it cost to replace a shingle roof?

My roof is about 2500 square feet. How much will it cost to replace a shingle roof per square feet? I know there are a lot of factors in this. I just need a cost range. Thanks!

What to do about a 30 year old Armstrong linoleum kitchen floor.

What is best way to put in a new floor into a kitchen that has a 30 yr old Armstrong linolium floor (with asbestos in it)? My client wants to sell this house within 1 or 2 years. One installer recommended gluing a new linolium floor over it. My question is this: if a new buyer a year or two down the road wants to rip out the kitchen and re-do it, will this make it more difficult and costly for them?

Cost to Clear Up Electrical Problems

We have a 100-year-old house in New England and, finally, stuff is breaking down. In several rooms, lights blink on and off without warning. Breakers trip constantly and many electrical sockets are dead. I think I'm in over my head. What's an estimate of what it will run us?

Old Deck Needs New Boards

My aging deck has some boards that are splitting. The deck is quite old and we've been looking everywhere but can't seem to find the same boards to replace them. Is it possible to fill in some of the cracks and splitting on the boards with wood putty? Can we stain putty? We might look into renting a deck sander, but don't think this would help with split boards? Any advice?

Sliding doors count towards the $1500 government rebate?

Does replacing inefficient sliding doors count towards the $1500 government rebate? Our doors are well over a quarter of a century old, and moisture gets through them.

What needs to be done for a basement floor that cracked open due to water pressure?

What needs to be done for a basement floor that cracked open due to water pressure from all the rain? The rain that has caused a multitude of problems for homeowners everywhere has caused us a problem with our basement. The basement floor craked open and has water gushing from beneath the concrete. What needs to be done and at what costs?

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