Credits are like money you use to obtain information regarding your project. Using credits you will be able to communicate with a professional online contractor for advice, concerns, and on-going consulting until your project is complete or your questions are answered. One credit is equal to one question or answer.
(Code questions are not available at this time.)
You may buy additional credits to continue your consultation
Note: Credits will expire after 153 days from the date of purchase and are non-refundable.
Examples of Questions:
- Q: What is the correct underlayment that should be used when installing ceramic tiles in a bathroom floor?
A: Depending on the thickness required 1/2 inch or 3/8 inch of cement board should always be installed and secured with ceramic coated screws.
- Q: What is the footing and are they required for decks and porches?
A: A footing is the foundation platform for any deck or porch that is being constructed. Footings are required with a minimum of 42 inches deep by 8 inches wide depending on the size of te deck/porch being built. Size of width may vary.
- Q: Can I use a rubber roof on my house?
A: Rubber roofs are generally used on commercial buildings that have zero pitch on the roof (flat roofs).
- Q: Can I replace just my counter tops without removing cabinets?
A: As long as the cabinets are not glued on. Just countertop replacements are common. However, a plumber or skilled contractor is required for the disconnecting of the sink, drain and/or dishwasher.
- Q: What is the difference between new construction windows and casement windows?
A: Casement windows are installed from the inside out on houses that have already been built. Casement windows come with a full frame. New construction windows are installed from the exterior and the siding would have to be removed for proper installation. They also have a flange called a shark fin around the window that attaches to the sheeting on the side of the house.