How to Replace a Damaged Brick Step1: Score the damaged brick so it will break apart more easily for removal: use a drill with a masonry-cutting disc to score lines along the surface of the brick and in the mortar joints surrounding the brick. Step2: Use a mason’s chisel and hammer to break apart the…
Floors squeak when floorboards rub against each other or against the nails securing them to the subfloor. Hardwood floors squeak if they haven’t been nailed properly.
A severely arched, bulged, cracked, or sagging floor joist can only get worse over time, eventually deforming the floor above it. Correcting a problem joist is an easy repair and makes a big difference in your finished floor.
Most of us have love/hate relationships with mirrors at the best of times, and few of us consider the moments we’re dressed in workout clothes-especially spandex- to be the best of times.