Creating a foundation, framing the house, installing doors and windows, covering the exterior and finishing the inside are the steps needed to build a house. The complexity of each specific step varies significantly depe... More »

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In order to build a basic, sturdy pump house, a post hole digger, quick dry cement, wood posts, lumber, metal siding and basic power tools and hardware are required. Building a basic pump house is affordable and an easy ... More »

Build a fish house by visiting Knoji.com or WisconsinOutdoor.com to check out their basic plans for building an ice fishing house. Alternatively, visit MnSportsmans.com to choose from their fish house building kits. More »

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The process of relocating a home or other structure involves first raising the home above its foundation and then installing a series of structural supports known as cribs. Rails or dollies are then attached to the cribs... More »

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If you want to tear down your house but leave the basement and foundation intact, it costs between $3,000 and $8,000 as of 2014. This figure is for homes located in the United States in low-cost areas, and includes debri... More »

To level a wood-frame house, inspect the house and foundation, measure it with a level, use heavy jacks to lift the house, and insert shims or new posts to secure the foundation. Depending on the height of the lift requi... More »

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Foundation inspectors look for indoor and outdoor warning signs of foundation problems, such as windows and doors that begin to jam, cracks on walls or over concrete floors, and bulging in the walls. The purpose of the f... More »

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