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ever since we installed central air in our home, the entire house is damp and musty. Could this be the root of the problem, or is it something worse?
Hi, I'm writing to see if anyone knows how to get bats out of my friends attic? They are everywhere. Her house smells like bat poo. I feel ...
Hi,I am thinking about building with Teck Block or Durisol and was wondering if anyone has built with either and your opinion of it.Thanks, Walt
For our renovated kitchen, we've decided on an in-stock laminate countertop that we can take home without having to special-order. However, that r...
I'd like to raise my garge Floor to be even with livingroom. I have remodeled my garage and have a opening from my living room to the old garage ...
Hello, I own a 100 yr old row house in Washington, DC. My basement is currently unfinished. I want to renovate the basement turning half of it i...
We live in Miami, Fl and lizards are a part of life down here. However, my mom is petrified of them. The new house we are in seems to have too many...
Help! I need advice...I have a driveway that is just 6 months old and its surface is wearing away and showing the stone-like base. I believe they ...
I live in PA, and in the summer of 2001 I had a new driveway, steps, and sidewalks installed. After the first winter, the steps started to pit bad...
Is there a quick formula for estimating how many sheets of drywall (say 4'x8') that I would need for a 3000 sq. ft. 2 storey house?? Thank you.
Hi, About 3 weeks ago we had a new driveway, garage floor, patio, and shed floor poured. After completion of the driveway, I noticed the horizo...
This is for an in-ground pool cover application. Tired of dealing with the water bags and messy cover every spring. Wife doesn't want the snap-lo...
Does anyone know how I can copy the built-in grill for the Rowley Victorian outdoor patio area? I hope to buy the same grill, Vermont Castings 350...
I have a Wilsonart floor in my kitchen that is 5-6 years old and the pattern has been discontinued. I had a leak from my diswasher and now the floo...
We're redoing our 70s-era kitchen, which has a backsplash of white laminate. It goes all the way up to the cabinets. I want to replace it with so...
We are building a 3000 sq. ft. 2-story home and thought for sure we would want a whole house fan. Our builder doesn't think it's a good idea becau...
We need ideas and help in converting our old unused wood burning fireplace to electric. The opening is 27 1/4 inches wide by 21 inches high by 17.5...
I am building in the woods a log house. The area after excavation is shale where the footers and basement slab will be. Will this cause problems? T...