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Cost to Re-hang Satellite Disk Cables

Submitted by: John J – Dumas, TX (Thursday, July 18, 2013) After a repair on the roof, the cables and wires for satellite tv dish, etc. were left unattached from edge of roof. The work to be done is re-hanging these cables and wires, neatly.

Cost to install Hardie Board siding on a modular home

Posted by? Marinus – Penticton, British Columbia, Canada (Wednesday July 17, 11:51am) What would be the cost to apply new hardie board on skirting of a modular home? Also includes constructing new framing. The home is 54′ x 31′ x 28″. What would be the charge per sq ft? Excluding the materials.

Cost to repair or replace siding

What would the cost be to tear off siding from 2-square sized wall. Reside it with new siding. Use scrap siding to replace a 3-piece gap on one side and 2 piece gap on another. Also, repair and tighten other problem areas equaling about 6 pieces worth.

Create an Entry Ramp for a Store Front

Converting one step up to access the entrance door of a store into a ramp/flat surface. Hoping to make budget extend to several store entrances with one step up to access entrance door.

Cost to Build a Murphy Bed

Submitted by: stvrnhn – Budget: uncertain Baltimore, MD USA (Monday, February 20, 2012) I have a customer who needs me to build 2 Murphy stow-away beds one horizontal mount the other vertical. Each will need to close into their own cabinets mounted to the wall and made of 3/4″ birch plywood. I`ve already got an …

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Custom Built Sport Lockers

The homeowner wanted 4 lockers built, one for each of his children. The lower storage area is for shoes and various sport items. The shelf is placed and strengthened to allow it to be used as a seat. Hooks are included above for hanging jackets, back packs and sport uniforms. The four lockers were built for $800 including …

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Garage Shelving

Garage Shelving Installation

The homeowner wanted these shelves built for storage. As usual, the final design is left up to the handyman regarding overall dimensions, shelf height and spacing between the shelves. Planning the design and layout required some time. The shelves ended up being 12 feet long by 6 feet tall and were built around the side window. This …

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Rotten Trailer Bed

Replace Wooden Bed in Trailer

This small trailer was worth repairing. It is approximately 6′ wide by 7′ long and would be capable of carrying small farm equipment after it is repaired. Using pressure treated 2×6 fir and securing the planks with round headed carriage bolts, this trailer is ready to go. To complicate the installation, the trailer design has the planks …

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Cost To Build a Recessed Nook For Tv

Submitted by: bcanty13 – santa cruz, CA USA We have a flat screen tv measuring 24 x36 and I’m interested in hiding it. With that in mind I’d like an estimate for building a recessed cabinet for the tv and routing the cables through wall. We’ll be installing shelving below and around it.

Cost To Install Chimney Cap

Submitted by: Dave – Novi, MI USA Install stainless steel chimney cap on fireplace flu single flu-free standing chimney. What would be the cost including the cap?

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