this old house december 3 at 1:06 pm kevin oconnor, jeff sweenor, and rockwools dan edelman will explai n how to build a hard-working exterior wall assembly that is air-tight, manages moisture, and provides an r-value that goes beyond the code.
this old house landscaping contractor roger cook shows how to construct a wood-timber retaining wall to create a play area. this old house landscaping contractor roger cook shows how to construct a wood-timber retaining wall to create a play area. . read it. how to build a timber retaining wall
richard installs a tankless water heater in milwaukee; mark rebuilds a retaining wall. get this old house exclusive stories, tips, and behind-the-scenes information delivered right to your
at the toh generation next project house in newton, ma, the company delivered 75 linear feet of a 30-inch-high retaining wall and completed the work in less than 3 hours. building that same wall on-site with mortared stones would have taken my crew and me more than a week. this approach saves not only time and lots of heavy lifting but also money.
with kevin o'connor, tom silva, richard trethewey, roger cook. richard heads to milwaukee to install an instantaneous water heater; tom demonstrates some techniques for cutting strht edges with a circular saw; mark rebuilds a retaining wall that was stacked with the wrong material.
this old house landscape contractor roger cook saves a soggy foundation. see below for a shopping list and tools. - pressure-treated 2x12s, used to form retaining wall - 3-inch-long
this old house landscape contractor roger cook discovers the wide world of stones. see below for a shopping list. how to build natural stone wall, retaining rock boulders detail masonry
engineering a retaining wall this old house - july 9, 2018 by admin sure, retaining walls look like simple stacked stone, block, or timber. but in fact, they're carefully engineered systems that wage an ongoing battle with gravity. they restrain tons of saturated soil that would otherwise slump and slide away from a foundation or damage the
what to know before you build a wooden retaining wall getty images. i want to build a three-foot-high retaining wall behind my house out of pressure-treated wood. if the retaining wall is
you, our toh online community members, told us that building a retaining wall tops the summer to-do list. so we asked our experts for their diy retaining wall ideas to help you create a sturdy and stylish structure for leveling your landscape
question for those familiar with retaining walls and fences. i have someone who needs to have a new fence installed. because the property next door is a rental/foreclosure property, she wants some added fence height as well as barrier for trash and debris from coming onto her side. on her side she plans to install a raised flowerbed. the current mode of thinking is to run a
watch this video from this old house to learn how to build a retaining wall. steps: 1 dig into hillside 2 ft. back from face of retaining wall.
building a retaining wall will help reduce erosion, improve water drainage, and create usable garden space. it's a great home-improvement project that can be completed in a weekend whether you're a novice or an old hand. the following is a guide that will help you build your own retainer wall, tips
this old house we bought had a driveway and a below grade sideload garage in the end of the driveway. there was an 'l' shape retaining wall built around that driveway. long side of that 'l' seperate this house from neighbor's lot.
installing pre-cast concrete to create a retaining wall. evaluating historic wallpaper. putting a new window in an old wall. 19th century buildings are moved as part of a construction project.
remove any plants lining the retaining wall with a shovel. dig deep to give the plants a strong root ball. transfer plants temporarily to a tarp for safekeeping. remove the pieces of the old wall. dig a few inches back and deep along the location of the old wall. lay a thick base of gravel along the trench. pack it down tight with a tamper.
retaining walls are engineered systems that restrain tons of soil. learn about the different types and how to build a retaining wall at this old house. a retaining wall can hold back a hillside and turn steep slopes into living spaceif you pay attention to the basics
ask this old house mason mark mccullough travels to san diego to repair a crack in a concrete retaining wall with a stucco finish. subscribe to this old hous