Fix it up, pimp it out, or keep it from sliding into ruin. This group is for people who are working on their Duke City casas. Need tools, advice, or referrals? Post your queries here.
Latest Activity: Nov 28, 2014
Does anyone know where I can go to get some free or cheap 3/4" to 1" gravel for a retaining wall backfill? I hate to go buy it from somewhere when I know there's plenty of it out there that people…Continue
Hi all,I was curious if anybody uses radiant furnaces in the albuquerque area. I have an old adobe, and was considering running radiant heating. I don't want to rip up the floor, so was considering…Continue
I've found it to be like pulling teeth to get a quote out of several plumbing companies for replacement of a water heater and some wall heaters in my new place. I'm already behind my schedule and…Continue
Hi there,I just finally bought a house in the NE Hts and it has 2 Williams wall heaters and 2 wall furnaces enclosed in a metal false wall, one tween the living room and the kitchen and the other in…Continue
Hi all,I had an estimate for seamless gutters recently. I was pretty surprised---almost 2000 for the part and installation, for less than 200 feet (and 7 corners and 3 downspouts). So now I am second…Continue
Due to a job change we are no longer living in Albuquerque but we still own our home in the Hyder park area. We had a UNM student working for us as a gardener and pond-tender for this property but he…Continue
I would really appreciate some knowledgable advice on re-roofing my house. I have a flat, tar-gravel roof. I have had a leak in my kitchen ceiling for 3-4 years, since that big ice storm. A canale…Continue
I'm hoping to add a bathroom onto an older house and am looking for a good General Contractor to do the work, does anyone have any suggestions? The one guy I've talked to so far had a lot of…Continue
The Apricot tree in my back yard badly needs to be pruned and I don't really have the equipment to do it. I see ads for Baca's Trees all over town but I hate to hire an arborist based entirely on…Continue
I'm in the process of trying to buy a house that is located on a major boulevard here and envision/want to replace an old chain link fence that encircles the property. I'd like some privacy from some…Continue
Hello! I just moved back into my sweet old house in the South Valley and am looking for someone to re-wire the thing--get it up to code, updated and all that. It was built in the 40's. Know anyone…Continue
The brick entrance to my crawlspace is crumbling! Can anyone recommend a handy-type who can help with this? Thanks much!