How To Get the Best Contractor Granite Retaining Walls Built Right Last for 1,000 Years or More Granite retaining walls come in all shapes, sizes, and heights. They can be built with or without mortar. Granite is best because it's: strong resists erosion easy to shape looks good Granite may not be available where you […]
Yesterday was an interesting day. I had an early lunch with Alain Stanislas who's the New England architectural rep for Cosella Dorken. Here we are after satisfying our palates at the Route 104 Diner in New Hampton, NH. Cosella Dorken happens to manufacture some of the best foundation waterproofing products, amazing under-slab vapor barriers, and […]
Please take the short survey. You'll benefit and help the world by doing this. Thanks! Tim Carter - Founder / www.AsktheBuilder.com P.S. After taking the survey, WATCH the video below to see one way to fix your gas can if you're unhappy. Loading...
Vinyl fencing is the answer for those who don't want to paint their fences each year. Vinyl fences are also stronger than wood fences and more flexible. However, be aware when installing vinyl fencing, it is more expensive and expands and contracts with changes in temperature.
Is gutter protection or gutter cleaning more cost effective? Spending cash on a gutter cover may not be the best way to use your money. Investing it might. Check out this cost calculation for a gutter screen vs. cash investment.
Gutter guards - do you really never have to clean your gutters again? While they may block big debris such as leaves, almost all the gutter covers I tested failed in the spring when small buds clogged up the gutters.
On Thursday night, I'm scheduled to give a talk at my local library. I've known the head librarian, Erin, for quite a few years. CLICK HERE and scroll down to April 12th to see what I'm talking about. It's going to be a fun hour for sure! If you live within striking distance - a […]
Stop Basement Leaks Question #1: Tim, water is pouring into my basement now that it’s spring. I’m sick of the water intrusion and the mold it creates. My head feels like it’s stuffed with cotton after trying to research online how best to stop the water. Can you add some clarity and tell me if […]