Pinner Wrote: In the center of the gardens, we placed old used wooden patio umbrella frames (also salvaged) which we secured to the outer frame with wire. Plastic greenhouse grade sheeting was placed over the top and secured to the upper frame with strapping. At the base of each side “wall” we rolled the plastic around, and secured it to 8’, 1” x 2” lumber scraps, added hooks and eyes, and voila!…our greenhouses.
Geometric stenciling is a sure way to add interest to a small space that you can completely DIY, right down to the stencil. Simply print your pattern of choice, then trace onto a blank plastic stencil sheet and cut, just as the ladies of A Beautiful Mess did for the bathroom. Pro tip: Make a few half- or quarter-sized versions of your stencil to help you navigate tight corners.
Fixing A Foundation Leak - Grading The Soil Properly. And to keep moisture from the foundation. Place soil with concentration of clay or sand. Cover the sand with 3' wide sheet of black plastic. Use butyl caulking to back edge of plastic. Fix plastic to wall. This caulk stays flexible for years and sticks well to concrete. Cover with mulch.
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Test for moisture by taping 2-foot squares of plastic sheeting to the floor and walls. Wait a couple of weeks. If condensation forms underneath, your foundation's not sealed. If droplets form on top, your basement needs dehumidifying. Use an awl to probe for rot and insect damage in floor joists, rim and header joists, the sill plate, and wood-framed windows. Check floor joists for sagging by climbing a ladder until you're nearly eye level with the underside of the joists. Loo...
Fairy house stone veneer, using wood glue, spread glue on plastic bag, spread on pebbles, when surface dry but bottom tacky transfer sheet to wall of house. Coat with clear polyurethane for outdoor use.