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  1. Masonry
    We had an Ash Granite walkway installed a few weeks ago. There are 2 issues I wanted to show you. 1 - Right after installation, we noticed this weird, unnatural-looking lines in the granite. They aren't recessed really. Maybe a tiny bit but basically flat/flush. Pretty uniform across most of...
  2. Masonry
    Looking for advice on Ardex CD installations... We've done quite a few projects with this material and it is great stuff, but wondering if any of you have had problems with patches you've done prior to installing the CD. After everything is cured the areas that I've patched are darker and the...
  3. Flooring
    Just had the floor installed (Flooret Modin Signature LVP) and a small peace cracked. It is next to the fridge behind the wall, so not very visible and replacing the plank would be a lot of work (I'd also need to buy extra planks) and because the location is tricky, there is no guarantee the...
  4. Framing
    Hi everyone, Not sure if this is the right forum for this kind of post (if not, please feel free to delete), but I was hoping to get some thoughts on a framing issue that I'm dealing with. Background: I own a property in the Pacific Northwest (where it rains a lot), and the original builder...
  5. Tools & Equipment
    Hello, I have a hydraulic hand saw with power pack. Do any of you have any instructions with pictures or videos on the seal repair of hydraulic hand saws? Mines is leaking a bit of hydraulic fluid. I know per the manual, you have to remove the blade collar and then get down to the shaft of the...
  6. General Discussion
    I’m not a contractor but thought this was the best place to ask my question as I’ve done days of research with no clear answer. We have a concrete block walled garage with 10’ walls that needs serious help. The walls have settled over the years and have cracked and separated, I’ll post pics as...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello, this is my first time on this site. I hope that I can share any information that I have acquired. My company is Gordon Energy & Drainage. We are a basement wateproofing & foundation repair company in the Kansas City metro. We have been in business since 1972, and have about 35 employees...
  8. General Discussion
    Concrete floor repair leveling of house foundation, Dana Point California.
  9. New Member Introductions
    New to this forum and would like to say hello. I am from Roseville, CA and the weather here is fantastic! I repair garage doors mainly but sell new doors also.
  10. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    I am sorry if anyone finds not PC, but we have great male workers already and looking to add a female worker to our team. I know it's such a rare find, but being a female general contractor I would appreciate some company, but mainly it is for business improvement. If anyone knows a woman in...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone. I just signed up for this site, based on a reccomendation from a friend who has has good experiences with this place. He also said he has found invaluable insight and help from the members here. I hope to have the same experience. I've been building custom store fixtures in...
  12. New Member Introductions
    We are premier Custom Contracting out of Atlanta, GA. Specializing in everything gutters, and fascia/soffit repair. Just wanted to say Hi, and glad to be on this site!:)
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, i am from Oakland, CA and am Glad to become a member of this fine forum and talk about all the in's and out's of garage doors.
  14. New Member Introductions
    This looks like a great place to share ideas, i am looking forward to discussing structural foundation repair and concrete contractor topics. We are located in Oakland CA home of the concrete freeways that collapsed during the 1989 earthquakes. Our company is Foundation Repair located at 777 W...
  15. General Discussion
    Vinyl is easy, it will flex alot, however, aluminum is a different beast. without removing the siding above the damaged pieces, does anyone have any good advice as to replacing 2 or 3 pieces. Bottom just hooks to starter, its the bottom 3, but how to get it tightly/nicely fit back together at...
  16. General Discussion
    Hey everyone. Iv'e been hanging out here for awhile, and have introduced myself at one point. I thought I might try to get some insight or feedback from other members on something I've been struggling with for years: A large portion of our work comes as a result of real estate transactions...
  17. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    Competative prices. everything BUT HVAC, electrical and plumbing. We will replace anything from a payne of glass to a fire wall. We do pressure washing/painting to roofing/concrete. Installing new appliances to tub/shower units to wood floors and blinds. Steve 770-354-8984 Bob...
  18. General Discussion
    I just got hooked up with Hilti's Fleet program they have for tools. I've been really sick of buying batteries and paying for repairs for my tools. You buy a cordless drill for $250 buck and in 18-24 months I find myself paying for a repair and replacing batteries. That's $100 for a repair and...
  19. General Discussion
    I just got hooked up with Hilti's Fleet program they have for tools. I've been really sick of buying batteries and paying for repairs for my tools. You buy a cordless drill for $250 buck and in 18-24 months I find myself paying for a repair and replacing batteries. That's $100 for a repair and...
  20. Concrete & Paving
    I was doing a basement renovation in a subburb west of Boston, had to get a dumpster swap one day and they put the new dumpster down off some skids we had the old one on. By the time this was noticed, there were small dents in the asphalt under two of the wheels. They are pretty smooth, no sharp...
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