• Cost of building a home?

    What would a good Square Foot Estimate be to build a 1300 square foot, three bedroom, two bath home cost to build? standard building materials (2x4 with wood panel siding, normal utilities, etc) I realize the location will make a difference; this would be in zip code 89406; Norther Nevada - a wild guess would be fine .
    What would a good Square Foot Estimate be to build a 1300 square foot, three bedroom, two bath home cost to build? standard building materials (2x4 with wood panel siding, normal utilities, etc) I realize the location will make a difference; this would be in zip code 89406; Norther Nevada - a wild guess would be fine .
    Decorating & Remodeling · 1 week ago
  • Cost of building a home?

    What would a good Square Foot Estimate be to build a 1300 square foot, three bedroom, two bath home cost to build? standard building materials (2x4 with wood panel siding, normal utilities, etc) I realize the location will make a difference; this would be in zip code 89406; Norther Nevada - a wild guess would be fine .
    What would a good Square Foot Estimate be to build a 1300 square foot, three bedroom, two bath home cost to build? standard building materials (2x4 with wood panel siding, normal utilities, etc) I realize the location will make a difference; this would be in zip code 89406; Norther Nevada - a wild guess would be fine .
    Decorating & Remodeling · 1 week ago
  • Cost of building a home?

    What would a good Square Foot Estimate be to build a 1300 square foot, three bedroom, two bath home cost to build? standard building materials (2x4 with wood panel siding, normal utilities, etc) I realize the location will make a difference; this would be in zip code 89406; Norther Nevada - a wild guess would be fine .
    What would a good Square Foot Estimate be to build a 1300 square foot, three bedroom, two bath home cost to build? standard building materials (2x4 with wood panel siding, normal utilities, etc) I realize the location will make a difference; this would be in zip code 89406; Norther Nevada - a wild guess would be fine .
    1 answer · Decorating & Remodeling · 1 week ago
  • FOLLOW-UP: are residential cement floors laid - - ?

    Are cement floors/pads for a house laid directly on a prepared surface without footings on the perimeter or are the footings required?
    Are cement floors/pads for a house laid directly on a prepared surface without footings on the perimeter or are the footings required?
    5 answers · Engineering · 2 months ago
  • Will radical politicians and their media destroy our country?

    The media daily spend time marketing the fear and anger of radical Politian’s who seem to want to change our society into what many people from other countries are fleeing; the hate, threats, tension, weak government, and fear threaten our society! Are these politicians and their supporting media going to succeed in turning the United States into... show more
    The media daily spend time marketing the fear and anger of radical Politian’s who seem to want to change our society into what many people from other countries are fleeing; the hate, threats, tension, weak government, and fear threaten our society! Are these politicians and their supporting media going to succeed in turning the United States into another third world nation?
    4 answers · Politics · 2 months ago
  • How do you repair cracks in a residential cement floor?

    The cement floor in my home is cracking and buckling creating ridges under the carpeting in several different spots. I had them checked a couple years ago and was told it was just the carpet pad. However, I am seeing cracks in the walls and doors are starting to stick!
    The cement floor in my home is cracking and buckling creating ridges under the carpeting in several different spots. I had them checked a couple years ago and was told it was just the carpet pad. However, I am seeing cracks in the walls and doors are starting to stick!
    6 answers · Decorating & Remodeling · 2 months ago
  • Best Time to GRAFT a peach Branch?

    I have a peach tree about five years old that has branches on ONE SIDE only. I want tograft some branches fom another tree onto the other side; WHEN is best time to do so; Nevada 89406
    I have a peach tree about five years old that has branches on ONE SIDE only. I want tograft some branches fom another tree onto the other side; WHEN is best time to do so; Nevada 89406
    1 answer · Garden & Landscape · 3 months ago
  • What are lawn sprinkler control boxes called?

    I want to replace the lawn sprinklers electric control valves that set in the Plastic/PVC underground box BUT I don’t know what they call that BOX (with lid). I can find everything but that box and lid! NEED HELP – What is it called?
    I want to replace the lawn sprinklers electric control valves that set in the Plastic/PVC underground box BUT I don’t know what they call that BOX (with lid). I can find everything but that box and lid! NEED HELP – What is it called?
    3 answers · Garden & Landscape · 3 months ago
  • What legal steps can be taken if a neighbor cuts part of your tree hangiing over his fence?

    My neighbor took it upon himself to cut all the branches from my mature pine tree that were hanging over the fence into his side (been there almost twenty years); never asked at all - just cut them off with no explanation or discussion! WHERE Can I locate legal Precedents and nformation that may give me advice? ;
    My neighbor took it upon himself to cut all the branches from my mature pine tree that were hanging over the fence into his side (been there almost twenty years); never asked at all - just cut them off with no explanation or discussion! WHERE Can I locate legal Precedents and nformation that may give me advice? ;
    17 answers · Law & Ethics · 5 months ago
  • When can I trim my grapes AND HOW SHORT shouold they be cut back to?

    In zip code 89406 (north west Nevada) ; is it okay to trim my grapes now that the leaves are falling off? How far back should they be cut in order to NOT DAMAGE them and to get A GREAT CROP next year?
    In zip code 89406 (north west Nevada) ; is it okay to trim my grapes now that the leaves are falling off? How far back should they be cut in order to NOT DAMAGE them and to get A GREAT CROP next year?
    1 answer · Garden & Landscape · 5 months ago
  • What should be applied frist for woodwork?

    II am building a replacement door of 3/4" plywood with 3/4 wood trim around the exposed outer edges. Although the plywood has been waterproofed (used for cement forms) the cut edges are of concern. I plan on covering the edges with paint and waterproofing liquid. WHICH should go on first; will the paint stick to waterproofing or vice-versa?
    II am building a replacement door of 3/4" plywood with 3/4 wood trim around the exposed outer edges. Although the plywood has been waterproofed (used for cement forms) the cut edges are of concern. I plan on covering the edges with paint and waterproofing liquid. WHICH should go on first; will the paint stick to waterproofing or vice-versa?
    1 answer · Decorating & Remodeling · 7 months ago
  • Is length of the thermo coupler in a water heater important?

    I need to replace the 8 1/2 inch thermo coupler on the water heater in my camp trailer but the shortest one I can find in town is 18" long; will it work; - - - safely and - efficiently?
    I need to replace the 8 1/2 inch thermo coupler on the water heater in my camp trailer but the shortest one I can find in town is 18" long; will it work; - - - safely and - efficiently?
    10 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 8 months ago
  • When is best time to GRAFT Peach Trees?

    I want to graft branches from one (large fruit peach tree) to another peach tree wiht smaller fruit. WHEN is best time to make grafts on peach trees?
    I want to graft branches from one (large fruit peach tree) to another peach tree wiht smaller fruit. WHEN is best time to make grafts on peach trees?
    2 answers · Garden & Landscape · 8 months ago
  • When collecting seeds from cantaloupe to plant next year; HOW do I preserve them?

    I have collected cantaloupe seeds from a locally grown cantaloupe that was exceptionally flavored and I want to keep the seeds to plant next spring in my own garden. Do they need to be refrigerated for any period of time - or - just let them dry out and package them until spring? - - - OR ?
    I have collected cantaloupe seeds from a locally grown cantaloupe that was exceptionally flavored and I want to keep the seeds to plant next spring in my own garden. Do they need to be refrigerated for any period of time - or - just let them dry out and package them until spring? - - - OR ?
    8 answers · Garden & Landscape · 9 months ago
  • Should I - Can I, crop grape vines ?

    I realize there are a lot of varieties of grapes and each probably has its own peculiarities; I have no idea what mine are other than purple and seedless. They produce lareg clusters but never seem to get very large berries as I see so many are. I think maybe there is too much foliage (vines and leaves) that is taking nourishment away from the... show more
    I realize there are a lot of varieties of grapes and each probably has its own peculiarities; I have no idea what mine are other than purple and seedless. They produce lareg clusters but never seem to get very large berries as I see so many are. I think maybe there is too much foliage (vines and leaves) that is taking nourishment away from the fruit. (?) - - - I am wondering if I can cut away some of the branches to force larger fruit. I see vineyards where most of the vines have been cut back and they have huge fruit; - can I improve the size of my grapes by doing the same? - - - Does it harm the plants to cut the vines back this tme of the year?
    1 answer · Garden & Landscape · 9 months ago
  • How can I control timing on starting an Apricot Tree from the nut?

    I have read that I can remove the apricot nut from the Apricot pit, put the nut in cool storage for 10 weeks, then plant it and the tree should grow. BUT - is that season sensitive? If I start some now, at end of 10 weeks (end of September) will it be safe to set the start out? Will I need to take special steps to prevent it from freezing this... show more
    I have read that I can remove the apricot nut from the Apricot pit, put the nut in cool storage for 10 weeks, then plant it and the tree should grow. BUT - is that season sensitive? If I start some now, at end of 10 weeks (end of September) will it be safe to set the start out? Will I need to take special steps to prevent it from freezing this coming winter? Would I be better off to just put the pit(s) away until sometime in February of 2019 and start the cooling process with plans then to plant the starts in early May?
    1 answer · Garden & Landscape · 9 months ago
  • What is an appropriate water proofing material on roofing plywood?

    I am putting a plywood roof on a small shed; I plan on covering the plywood with metal drip edging, the normal tar paper (or) and roofing shingles; I have been told the edges of the plywood should be coated with waterproofing to keep the wood from sucking up water; = = WHAT is a good coating material to use? Should it be used around ALL the... show more
    I am putting a plywood roof on a small shed; I plan on covering the plywood with metal drip edging, the normal tar paper (or) and roofing shingles; I have been told the edges of the plywood should be coated with waterproofing to keep the wood from sucking up water; = = WHAT is a good coating material to use? Should it be used around ALL the plywood edges or just on the lower edges? -
    1 answer · Maintenance & Repairs · 10 months ago
  • What sequce should I put new roofing material onto a roof?

    I am putting a new roof on a small storage shed but am not sure about the sequence of material to follow. (1) I have positioned and fastened down a plywood roof and ready to apply the metal drip edges. What I am not sure about is should it be placed directly onto the plywood or should I put the roofing paper on first then the metal drip edging over... show more
    I am putting a new roof on a small storage shed but am not sure about the sequence of material to follow. (1) I have positioned and fastened down a plywood roof and ready to apply the metal drip edges. What I am not sure about is should it be placed directly onto the plywood or should I put the roofing paper on first then the metal drip edging over the edge of the roofing paper? - - - Will I need to glue it down? (2) Is there a specific distance the metal drip edging should extend beyond the plywood edge of the roof and what about any ending roofing material? MANY THANKS.
    3 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 10 months ago