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  1. Masonry
    I am working on a project and wondered if anyone would know of a resource where I can find out different sizes of common building materials used throughout the world? Obvious examples would be different brick sizes used in the US & UK, but also bags of sand cement etc. Any pointers would be...
  2. Remodeling
    We will be building a large walkin shower. The opening is formed by two walls that connect to their perspective side walls only. These walls do not extend all the way to the ceiling. So these walls will be supported by the floor and one wall leaving one end and the top unsupported. One of the...
  3. Drywall
    OK I need a question answered that I cant seem to find else where! I have been a residentinal remodeler for 12 years and have never run across this before. I have a split level home under remodel that has a fireplace on the opposing side of the stairs. Currently it has the 50's wood paneling...
  4. Tiling
    I will be installing an 8x12 custom mural. The substrate is drywall over block. The client wants it installed so it could be removed (not easily) in the distant future and reset at another location without damaging the individual tiles. It is considered a work of art and falls into a...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I would like to introduce myself, my name is Andy Biggs and for as long as I can remember I have been laying blocks. So if anyone needs any advice on laying blocks, prep work please feel free to contact me. I also operate a Block Paving Lead generation website so if anyone in the UK is...
  6. Masonry
    I like for certain applications. Just did my first contract with this product. Installation went FAST. Looks just like a new splitface wall...............cebustone com
  7. General Discussion
    I am very interested in transitioning from primarily residential to commercial work. I have completed commercial work in the past but for the most part they have been passed over to me as labor only. I would like to cut out the middle man so if anyone knows the going rate in Central Texas please...
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