Posts Tagged 'repair'

Cost to Repair Walkway and Repair Porch Bricks

What's the approximate cost to repair a walkway and repair porch bricks. The sidewalk is uneven due to the house settling. The front porch walkway is uneven and water is leaking at times into the basement.

Cost of Repairing Kitchen Laminate Flooring in Seattle

I have two damaged boards of laminate flooring in the kitchen. They're the click-flooring type of boards. Do I have to take up all the laminate from the wall to the damaged sections in order to click it together? What will it cost for replacements?

Cost for Uneven Kitchen Floor Repair

As part of our kitchen remodeling project, I want to put down a new floor. The kitchen subfloor is uneven and I want to get it right. Do you recommend a self-leveling compound for the job? It's a slab subfloor. I hate to resort to grinding. What about putting plywood above the concrete slab? What's the most cost-effective answer?

Fluorescent Lighting Repair in Chicago Basements

We completed a renovation of our basement, but we kept the original lighting except for new bulbs. Now it seems like a mistake. The new fluorescent lights flicker or take forever to fully come on. Is it the fluorescent starter? What would it cost to buy entire new lighting for a 9x14 space?

Can concrete steps be patched?

Concrete steps need patching on edges and where the step meets the rise. Are rods necessary where forms are used on edges? Is only a paching patching compound necessary, an added mixture, and will it hold?

How to Level Out the Floors After an Addition

We recently added another bedroom to our Toledo home. The problem is with the flooring--the addition is about one inch taller than the rest of the house. What is the best way to even out this discrepancy in height? We are desperate for an answer, as this has become a serious trip hazard!

How to Repair Cracks and Dents in Siding

A tornado ripped through our Springfield, Missouri neighborhood last year. Thankfully, no one was hurt, but our home suffered some siding damage. Most of the problem stems from debris hitting the siding, which led to cracks and in a few cases, a serious dent. Can I repair the cracks and dents in my siding, or do I have to replace each damaged piece?

How to Protect a Roof from Hurricane Damage

After weathering several hurricanes in our Corpus Christi home, we're concerned about how much more stress the roof can take. A friend of ours suggested installing hurricane clips on the roof to lessen our chances of wind damage. What do you think of hurricane clips, and can we install them ourselves?

How to Patch and Paint Drywall

My son busted the drywall in our kitchen here in York. It was an accident, but it left a deep gouge and cracks. I need a contractor's advice to patch and paint it.

A Fix for Roof Gutters

It rains constantly in Oregon. Our gutters won't drain the roof. They look warped and misaligned. We've bent the hangars without success. Now what can we do?

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