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Rotted Exterior Door Frame - Fitting Splice Repair Section

Rotted Exterior Door Frame Splice Repair

A new section of jamb is installed to to repair the rotted door frame. This project is continued from How to Repair a Rotted Exterior Door Frame. Rotted Exterior Door Frame Splice Repair I purchased a new exterior door frame leg (door jamb) to cut off the end for the repair splice: The front side […]

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Exterior Door Frame Jamb - Probing Rotted Wood

How to Repair a Rotted Exterior Door Frame

This project shows how to repair a rotted exterior door frame by sawing out the rotted section and splicing a new section of door jamb. The repair cost about $100 in materials for a new door jamb, brick mould, weatherstripping, door corner seal and caulk. Door frames commonly rot at the bottom corner where it […]

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Pressure Grouting after Foundation Repair - Soil Stabilization and Void Filling

Porch Foundation Repair – Cement Pressure Grouting

This project explains the cement pressure grouting process to stabilize the soil and fill voids after jacking up the porch foundation. My front porch foundation had settled several inches due to insufficient backfill compaction when the house was built. Raising the foundation left a large void under the foundation, porch slab and sidewalk that needed […]

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Porch Foundation Lifting using Helical Piers and 25 Ton Hydraulic Ram

Porch Foundation Repair – Jacking with Helical Piers

Three helical piers and brackets have been installed under the sagging porch foundation. The Atlas Piers crew is ready to jack up the porch! This project is continued from Porch Foundation Repair – Helical Pier Installation. The problem overview and project introduction is explained in Sagging Porch Foundation Repair with Helical Piers. Helical Foundation Piers Recall […]

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Porch Foundation Repair - Driving Helical Pier

Porch Foundation Repair – Helical Pier Installation

ECP helical piers are installed under the porch foundation before raising the foundation. This project is continued from Sagging Porch Foundation Repair with Helical Piers. Call Before You Dig – Mark the Utilities I contracted with Atlas Piers of Atlanta, Inc. to repair the porch foundation. Atlas contacted the “Call Before You Dig” 811 service […]

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Earth Contact Products LLC - Foundation Repair Bracket

Sagging Porch Foundation Repair with Helical Piers

This project explains how a sagging front porch foundation is repaired by raising with helical piers. Porch Foundation Failure Signs The right side of my front porch was sinking over time and growing worse. The gutter installers commented the porch roof was unusually sloped by a couple of inches as they pitched the gutters. Compare […]

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Burnaby Natural Gas Plug G0101-SS-50 120DC

Burnaby Natural Gas Plug Overview

Burnaby Natural Gas Plug Overview – detailed photos, features, gas inlet & outlet connections and selection criteria. A gas plug is also called a “gas outlet box” and is used for hooking up natural gas appliances such as BBQ grills, patio heaters, fire pits and hot tubs. Burnaby Natural Gas Plug Overview I purchased a […]

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Burnaby Gas Plug G0101-SS-50-120DC Valve Assembly Install on Natural Gas Pipe

How to Install a Burnaby Natural Gas Outlet

This project shows how to install a Burnaby Natural Gas Outlet model G0101-SS-50-120DC on a wood deck for a BBQ grill. This project is continued from Burnaby Natural Gas Plug Overview. Problem & Motivation When I bought my home several years ago the previous owners had installed a natural gas branch line out to the […]

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