Category: Repair

Improve The Look Of Your Porch

diy porch concrete deck handrail rail remodel home

A customer of mine had an old concrete back porch that was in bad shape. It needed a new bottom stair poured which left an unsightly seem and it needed some handrail. Not only did it need rail on the landing and down the…

Fix Fail #1: Gutter Leak

DIY house home repair leak gutter

First of all, I have no idea what happened to this gutter in the first place (main picture). It looks like somebody hacked a section of gutter out with a dull steak knife. This is at an apartment building which is a pretty common…

Prepare For The Repair

emergency home repair house gas water

The worst thing you can do as a homeowner is to have an emergency situation and not know how to handle it. If there is water flooding your house, the quicker you can turn the water main off, the less damage you will need…

Basement Leak? Install A French Drain

basement DIY leak flood water home repair

The house I previously lived in was a split level. Half of the downstairs was a two car garage and the other half was an unfinished basement. We had plans to turn it into a master suite, but first we had to stop the…

Do It Yourself: Home Repairs & Upgrades

DIY house home bought purchase remodel repair

You bought a house, but who will do the required repairs and remodel?