Archive for May, 2011

May 31st, 2011 - 12:55 pm § in Masonry

Appalachian Bluestone Retaining Wall


May 15th, 2011 - 4:40 pm § in Carpentry, Flooring

Floating cork floor and small framing project

We’re doing some general carpentry work at a neighborhood home this weekend. The customers wanted to close up the former pantry which they use for a laundry room, leaving an opening for future equipment removal. Rob framed the new wall, leaving an opening for a 32″ door. Alex will plaste[...]

May 10th, 2011 - 10:10 pm § in Blog Posts, Concrete, Masonry

Cinder block retaining wall replacement

This driveway is in need of replacement. It is cracked and water is getting in and under and causing the retaining wall to collapse. The customer has been advised that they should be replacing their driveway. About five years ago half of the driveway was replaced and is pitching towards the foundati[...]

May 9th, 2011 - 8:20 pm § in Blog Posts, Carpentry

PVC trim installation

Rob and Dana are working in Lexington this week. They’re taking down wood trim boards and some damaged T1-11 siding and installing new PVC trim boards. These PVC boards are great. They’re relatively easy to install, don’t need any kind of maintenance and will last many many years.[...]

May 5th, 2011 - 12:37 pm § in Blog Posts, Masonry

Chimney repointing and new lead flashing

Chimney repointing of an 18th century farmhouse[...]