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
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
Started by SteveJ. Last reply by Chartreuse Nov 25, 2012.
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
Started by Chartreuse. Last reply by Chartreuse Jul 20, 2012.
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
Started by Chartreuse. Last reply by Chartreuse Jul 5, 2012.
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
Started by SteveJ. Last reply by SteveJ Jun 29, 2012.
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
Started by Birdy-O Jun 2, 2012.
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
Started by Jeanann. Last reply by Richard Malcolm May 21, 2012.
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
Started by Dan Ehrig. Last reply by Edith Grove Nov 15, 2011.
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
Started by Chartreuse. Last reply by Brendan Aug 30, 2011.
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
Started by Sara. Last reply by Sara Jul 1, 2011.
The brick entrance to my crawlspace is crumbling! Can anyone recommend a handy-type who can help with this? Thanks much!
Started by Emily Jun 14, 2011.