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Finding Free or Donated Building Materials?I'm in the process of remodeling a 61 year old military veteran's home and can't afford to pay for what I need to get started. I'm needing helping getting the right materials to remodel and fix up my client's home. He is in total need of repairs to his home that I am wanting to do. I am his in home health aid. So where can I go for help?

 

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Finding Free Building Materials?I have never had a home and now I was given a garage that I can turn into one, but I have no money for materials. Is there any place that will donate the materials I need to turn the garage into a home?

 

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Free Roofing Repair Materials?My sister's roof is in very bad need of repair and she cannot afford to pay for all of it or hardly any of it for that matter because she raises 3 young children on her own. Does anyone know where we can find help?

 

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Finding Free Home Repair Materials?I am unemployed and am looking for things I need around the house (for example, piping for my wood burning stove). I was wondering if anyone had an idea of where I can find a dump site that I can go to salvage other's trash as my treasure.

 

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Discontinued Ramco Bottle Green Kitchen Tiles?Does anyone have some Ramco, bottle green kitchen tiles or know where I can find them? They are 4x4 and Spanish made. They were discontinued a few years ago. Thanks.

 

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What is the Best Material to Use for a Subfloor?Why is it not good to use particle board for base floor? What kind of material should I use and why?

 

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Suggestions for Buying Vinyl Shutters?We are ready to purchase vinyl shutters for our home. Any suggestions/recommendations on what brand to buy? Our Lowe's home improvement store carries Vantage brand. I have come to the conclusion that paintable ones are our best option...

 

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Sources for Inexpensive Building Materials?I am looking for inexpensive building materials to finish 800 sq. ft. basement.

 

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Installing Aluminum Eaves in Cold Weather?Does aluminum expand or contract in cold weather? I was curious because I was thinking of installing aluminum eaves in our sub zero cold weather.

 

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Is Gaslight Brick II Wallboard Fireproof?Is gaslight brick II fireproof?

 

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Making Your Own Concrete?Would anyone have the ingredients to make homemade builders mix, aka, concrete? Thanks Thrifty Fun for this fabulous site.

 

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Making Adobe Brick with Cement Added?I live in Arkansas and hope someone can help me. I've done a lot of research on the web in search of what I need, to no avail. I am needing help with a recipe to make my own Adobe brick to build a home with.

 

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Drying Cedar For Building?We just cut down cedar trees to build our garage and I want to use the trees to make hand rails but I am not sure how to go about the drying process. What do I do about the tree sap? I have seen these type of railings in log homes that we toured when we built ours.

 

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