I'm contracting my own house. Getting ready to apply vinyl siding to basement walkout area, I found the framer has the base plate on the wall and ...
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I have a 1920 Craftsman with a hip roof. The area in the attic is large enough for a room. The problem is that the roof supports go to the center o...
how do i get the correct angles at the hip on a 9-12 to 12-12 hip rafter? My calculations show 53 degree cut. Is this correct? How do I make tha...
We need to replace our stove and I was dismayed to find that the "drop-in" types are nearly double the price. Our baseboard heating runs in front o...
Hi,I have a 36" x 20" basement window that I would like to seal off permanently. It is currently formed into an 8" poured concrete foundation wall....
The house that I am about to close on is set on an all wood foundation. It's five years old, and I have concerns about future settling, resale val...
does anyone know an easy way to remove latex silicone caulk from a fiberglass tub without leaving scratches or damaging the gel cote ?
Question: We recently purchased land along Lake Superior that consists primarily of sand with 16" of organic top soil. The water table averages 32"...
I love Bob Vila's shows but safety does not seem to be a priority.I have been in construction for over ten years and have seen many avoidable accid...
I'm having a gas fireplace installed in the basement. It will sit on wood or concrete board right on the floor as I would like the hearth to be lev...
Someone at work is trying to tell me that Sears no longer offers their lifetime guarantee on any of their Craftsman tools, not even wrenches. Is th...
Do you know where can we find burgundy or wineberry coloured caukling? This colour will best match our kitchen countertop and tile grout.Thanksjoe
While installing our new bathroom floor, we accidentally hit the tub with a hammer and chipped off a quarter size piece of the finish. Is there an...
Please, someone help! In our main bathroom we use the shower every day. The ceiling starts getting mold & mildew within 2 weeks of us cleaning it...
I have a wall between my kitchen & living room - I want to knock out part of the wall - (built in 1925 concrete & Stucco) so I can build a bar.
We plan to install an ironwood deck this weekend. Should we seal the deck upon completion...or should we "let the wood dry" for some time before s...
I am wondering if anyone has any "home remedies" when it comes to keeping the cold out of your home. I really don't feel like spending lots of mone...
There is about a 1/2 inch space between the laminate back wall and my kitchen counter. Last year I purchased and used the white, ready made tape t...