I want to make some 12x12 concrete pads on sloping granite rock. Once the pads are cured I intend to mount deck posts on them.How do I, a) keep the...
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Hi,We are thinking of having an old deck rebuilt using Trex. The contractor has told us that the railing has to be cedar and we are concerned that...
My husband and I purchased land with two old buildings on them- we heard you can sell the wood-how do we know if they're of any value? If they are ...
We just had an inspection done on our house that is for sale and they found water under the house. What can be done to fix this???
I am building a garage and just noticed yesterday that I oriented some of the OSB wall sheathing in the wrong direction. As I understand it, you a...
We recently bought a newly constructed house. With settling and natural movement. The countertops calking has pulled away from the wall, leaving ...
Was wondering if anyone has been able to find the plans for this Cabin in the Woods?
Bob Villa did it again! I seen on one of his shows where they covered an existing exterior brick wall with different size (appox 1 foot in diamete...
we saw a short about this on home again this morning and are intrested in any information we can find on it we recently purchased an older home and...
We have a 250-year-old farm home in France. The walls are full of saltpeter (potassium nitrate). It is impossible to put anything so far on this wa...
I installed a shower base in my bathroom. I put that tile looking sheets for my surround. I notice that I have scratches in it. Is there a way t...
we moved into a house that was foreclosed on during construction. It had the doors hung but nothing done to them . I have never had these type of d...
I recently purchased a 70 year old home. After using the fireplace and the fire is long gone out and the damkper is closed, I experience a very hea...
Last summer, our condo was painted. The cedar wood, while about 20 years old, was in fairly good shape. Old, rotting boards were removed and repl...
To All,A good friend of mine told me this one and I thought all of the guys and gals would enjoy it.A New Yorker went to Georgia looking for a cons...
I'm proud to announce that I became a Pop-Pop for the first time on 15 Jan. 02. Shane Alexander Reilly now has a career of renovation. LOLLen
I read (awhile back) a recommendation on the brand of caulking for use around the bathroom tub & I can't locate the information. I am recaulking th...
I am remodeling a bedroom with a ceiling that currently is finished with a "cottage cheese" accoustical coating typical of this period. I wish to ...
I just purchased a home. While painting the place I found that when the sun goes down some of the interior walls begin to sweat. It has made painti...
I'll try not to make this too long. I am a tenant in a building in downtown Boston. About two weeks ago I found a leak in my ceiling in my room rig...