Remodeling and Home Improvement. Projects & Advice.
There are few projects that are more undervalued. When installing a new roof, the benefits in terms of added security, piece of mind, aesthetics and value are almost immediately felt.
While rare in these parts, I happen to know quite a lot about them. One of the nice items for many of them including this one is that none of the interior walls are load bearing which brings us to this post. My tips, tricks & How to Take Out a Wall.This wall ...
Look no further than the nearest wine bottle. Wine producers have been using cork for thousands of years as their bottle stops because of durability and cork's ability to hold up to moisture. Ever heard of Dom Pérignon, grandfather of all champagnes? By using cork as the stopper instead of wood (which warps, molds, cracks, etc.) he was able to keep the bubbles in the bottle. ... Starting to make one wonder why we think wood is so great as a flooring option.
Without this gutter on the low hanging roof and with the water just rolling off of it, I’ll admit that my basement, my cellar would take on water in occasional heavy rains. With it, and with this gutter now installed, knock on wood – dry as a bone. And just more proof that your (okay my) gutters are an integral part of a water management system.
So ... I found myself having to jack up one corner of our front, side porch roof. If you count lifting columns as to replace porch boards (on another set of porches), this is the 3rd time we’ve jacked up a portion of this house. This time – I was jacking the roof up so I could install my final and last portion of half round gutter. (<< You may remember my postings last year on installing it/them around the rest of the house).