install a new, efficient patio door and stop drafts, save energy, eliminate leaks and restore smooth operation. we walk you through all the steps, including the critical flashing details. and you can save $300 if you do it yourself. if you've been putting up with a drafty patio door that sticks
estimated cost to replace floorboards of a deck. decking boards last from 10 to 15 years under normal conditions. a typical foundation is constructed with thicker, pressure-treated dimensional lumber and lasts longer, so you may be able to give your worn-out deck a second life by replacing the decking boards. the cost depends primarily on the price of wood.
a paver patio can withstand heavy traffic and requires little maintenance. its an easy addition to any yard, and laying patio pavers can take about a weekend to complete. from preparing the site to the finishing touches, this guide will teach you how to build a paver patio.
replacing an interior threshold interior thresholds cover floorboard edges that end at a door and serve as a transition element to other flooring materials such as carpet, vinyl and ceramic tile. most thresholds are wood, although you also can buy plastic, solid-surface versions similar to solid-surface countertops.
porch flooring is exposed to the elements and over time will become damaged. the flooring may begin to rot, which can cause major damage to the porch if the rot spreads to the joists. damaged joists are more difficult to replace than flooring, so flooring damage should be fixed promptly. do not
locate all of the damaged places to save you from having to make multiple repairs of the same type. use a broom handle and tap the tops of all the tiles on the patio. if tiles move or have a peculiar hollow sound, they made need to be replaced. step 2: remove the old tiles. use the coal chisel and hammer to break out the damaged patio tiles.
to repair a hole or tear in vinyl flooring: use a sharp utility knife and metal strht edge to cut around the damaged piece of vinyl flooring, following the lines in the pattern. pull up the damaged section of vinyl flooring. remove any adhesive on the subfloor. cut a repair patch the same size as the hole from a scrap of vinyl flooring.
replacing a floor joist incorrectly may weaken the structural integrity of your house, putting your safety and your houses value at risk. if you do decide to replace a floor joist by yourself, be sure to take all proper safety precautions.
you can remove the worn out decking and railing, and then replace it with new, low-maintenance decking and railing a brand-new deck for a lot less money. by the diy experts of the family handyman magazine
by homeadvisor. to replace a bad deck board you will need rustproof deck screws, a power screwdriver, a power drill and a pilot drill bit. if your deck boards are screwed down, simply unscrew the damaged board, cut a replacement to the same length, and screw it down with rustproof deck screws. it is best to replace entire boards.
finally - installing the outdoor tile over the wood deck. if your deck is good to go, then now's the time to start exploring the wonderful world of deck tiles. greatmats offers the best tiles for outdoor deck tiles systems to fulfill any and all designs while meeting quality standards. you can choose tile themes, textures, materials,