I am building a new luxury home on Long Island and the contractor suggested spring a termite barrier about the foundation before it is backfilled a...
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My family and I are purchasing an old farm. The property has been well kept and is in excellent condition. However, the exterior of the house is ...
The sidewalk from my driveway to the front porch is a concrete slab walkway,is it possible the go over it or should I remove the concrete? ...
Can I use that board instead of OSB for sheathing? I will have brick on the outside and I know that bracing will be required in the corners. Any d...
In a new 2-story house, with 2" x 10" joisting on each floor, how much height shrinkage would you expect from top to bottom over the first 4 or 5 ...
This seems so ridiculous but perhaps someone has a good answer. We have a ***** Craftsman mower with a rear-mounted bag. Great mower, but the tro...
I just purchased a new home with a painted deck. The paint on the deck has been slowly peeling away. It looks like whom ever painted this only appl...
I was wondering if anyone had names of people who do residential rehabilitation in the Boston-Cambridge area - either in custom work or as their o...
My husband saw a show about a wood fireplace that Bob had on which took in outside air and exited through a stainless steel double pipes. It also d...
Hello,3 questions...1. What brand were the garage doors featured on 05/12/2002? I caught the episode late and missed out. 2. Where in this webs...
Hey, I recently wrote a book about ***** Homes and would love to get a copy to Bob Vila. Anyone know HOW to mail him something and actually have ...
The front of my house, built 1939, is constructed of sandstone and limestone blocks which have been covered in one layer of paint. I want to remov...
Hi, does anyone know of a company that supplies dimensional sand stone or limestone (for walls) on the East Coast, especially close to Florida???Th...
i am making a wooden hellicoptor and hellicoptor launcher for a school project. Is there anyone out there with any good ideas, plans or websites pl...
higest point. install the stall will work but you will alwas have moister settle above that point. Any addition of a fan will help alot, get the ...
Is paint the only way to prevent slivers from a treated lumber deck that's over 10 years old?
In a February '02 show on Home Again Bob featured wooden fence posts that were pre drilled to fit over metal posts that were cemented into the grou...