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djennifer009, Other/Just Looking in Salt Lake City, UT
djennifer009 answered:
Looking for a competent person for tub, deck-over-carport, screen door, etc repairs on rental property in SE 70th & NW 131st Portland
Try googling your area and "repairman." If you want someone more qualified, search each repair individually. If you're trying to upgrade as well as repair (which I would recommend parti ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Remodel & Renovate in Portland
Mike Hsieh, Real Estate Pro in 91709
Mike Hsieh answered:
Do you know what are the difference between Vinyl Fencing and Simple Wood Fencing?
I recently remodeled my own home and I decided to go with vinyl fencing because of durability. It is very low maintenance and I'll never have to paint another fence again!
0 votes Share Flag A few hours ago Remodel & Renovate
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I live in rockville centre ny but school zones cross property lines making it oceanside schools if I extend my deck will that change.
Check with the village for any possible necessary permits before extending the deck, and ask them the question; you may also wish to check with the school, don't simply rely on online i ... more
1 vote Share Flag Earlier today Remodel & Renovate in Nassau County
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
What are the advantages and disadvantages of metal roofing compared to asphalt?
Contact both kinds of roofers, gather their opinions, ask for client referrals, gather the client referral opinions, review everything, and then trust your gut.
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Remodel & Renovate in Ottawa
Amber Johnson, Other/Just Looking in Brookhaven, Raleigh,...
Amber Johnson answered:
How much should a new roof cost?
I agree that there are a lot of factors that go into the cost of a roof. I think that it is always a good investment to get a roof repaired. I think that house with new roofs tend to be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 10:38am Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Kary L. Kris…, Real Estate Pro in Renton, WA
Kary L. Krismer answered:
question about roofs and recommend a quality roofing company
I know a house that is 40 years old on its second shake roof, with marginal care for both roofs. I don't remember when the roof was replaced, however, but the second roof is still in r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 6:57am Remodel & Renovate in 98296
Nicolette Wa…, Real Estate Pro in 17837
Nicolette Wayand answered:
We are remodeling our home and the contractor suggests using IKEA cabinets that she will professionally install. Will it hurt our resale value later?
It sounds to me like this is YOUR House and You plan on living there. In MY house, I do what I want. I have seen people spend $40k on a remodel only to have the new Owners rip it all ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 15226
Jacob Payne, Real Estate Pro in Rockport, TX
Jacob Payne answered:
how much does it cost to turn a carport into a garage?
If you take the dimensions to Home Depot or Lowes, they will give you a quote on materials.
Then go to Angies list and get a quote on the labor.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 85018
trippvanderb…, Other/Just Looking in 10027
trippvanderbilt1873 answered:
NEED GOOD CONTRACTOR REFERRALS - Front Grassy Lawn Conversion to Brick/Concrete Patio Project
When purchasing homes, I've always found that investing in one with a patio has many advantages. My family loves to have cookouts out there, and it is a great place to hold get-together ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
fosterkicks99, Other/Just Looking in 78052
fosterkicks99 answered:
Looking for good plumber in edison,NJ?
I have some family that live in New Jersey, but not in Edison. I would try online websites that have trusted recommendations. A neutral third party is helpful in these situations.
Mich ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Edison
ameliaheartw…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
ameliaheartwright answered:
Polished concrete vs. hardwood
Where are you looking to install them? I would say it would depend on where you were installing the polished concrete. I personally wouldn't want to live in a home that had polished con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 98103
davis-partri…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
davis-partridge answered:
Roofing a Deck in Chicago
The cost is going to depend on the materials and the contractor you use, or whether you plan to do it yourself. Square footage is one important variable, but there are many others. Th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 21230
Emathercare, Home Buyer in Boston, MA
Emathercare asked:
What are must have amenities for renters in Weston, MA? I am considering renovations to rent my parents home in Weston, but it is a very unique home and want to make sure its peculiarities do not limit potential renters.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate
corytrevor314, Home Buyer in Aberdeen, OH
corytrevor314 answered:
Looking for a great window replacement company. One that specializes in loft buildings. Can I please get a referral?
I am also looking for a window replacement company. My son recently became interested in tennis. He was practicing against the garage and broke a large bay window. This is a major secur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate
reynoldsc99, Renter in Tulsa, OK
reynoldsc99 answered:
Home renovations
I don't know anyone specifically to refer you to, but searching shouldn't be too difficult. If you know anyone who has had renovations done, you can ask them for a recommendations. If y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate
fosterkicks99, Other/Just Looking in 78052
fosterkicks99 answered:
What should I know about asbestos?
You need to send a sample in to be tested for asbestos. If it comes back negative, you can leave it up and be fine. Though if it comes back positive, you will need to get it removed. Th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in San Francisco
ameliaheartw…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
ameliaheartwright answered:
My Pool: To Repair or Remove?
If I were you, I would repair the pool. I like what Suzanne Looker said about kids loving pools. I went to visit my cousins in California when I was little and I got to play in their po ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in San Ramon
ameliaheartw…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
ameliaheartwright answered:
How much does the average wooden deck cost to build?
I would check with local deck builders. They will be able to give you estimates on how much it will cost. One thing to consider is the kind of deck you will build. I think the size you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate
Nathan and G…, Real Estate Pro in 76248
Nathan and Gina Neely answered:
When "refurbishing" hardwood floors, should you stay with the light or stain it darker? Which is most popular??
That is a catch 22, the dark is more popular right now but is hard to keep clean. It is kind of like a black car looks awesome right after you clean it but if you drive 5 miles it looks ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 23, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 76244
fzxela75, Home Owner in Worcester, MA
fzxela75 asked:
what is more cost effective to add a bathroom /laundry room above the garage, add a shower to a half bath or a full bath in the basement? The garage is a one car garage, the half bath is on the first floor next to the kitchen and on the other side the living room. The basement area we are thinking of is under the kitchen and…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 22, 2014 Remodel & Renovate
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