My son's bedroom is the old garage. Under the old carpet is the garage concrete floor. Do I need to etch the concrete with muratic acid before we...
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I would like to know about reinforcing a house for hurricanes. I live about 30 miles north of Gulfpirt MA, and while it is not on the beach, you s...
An armoire we purchased in an auction has a strong kerosene odor. Any ideas on how to remove it?
If you live in the country, or are sick & tired of high cable tv bills in the city, this is a God-send. I thought there was a catch, but there isn'...
Does anyone know the manufacturers name that produces solar tube inside lighting? Not to be confused with solatube.
I live in Va, can someone give me a solution for getting rid of all flies that keep coming into my house. Help!
I've planted an Herb Garden near my back door. Now, I'd like to mask off nearby trash cans. I don't want to use commercialy made trash can enclosu...
My home was built in the early '40's and has distinct musty odors in several rooms. I have tried carpet treatments, air freshners, cedar blocks, e...
I am looking for a contractor to restore a 150 yr old barn. It requires some structural repair. I would also like to remove a portion of it as it w...
I am considering buying a stucco house in Atlanta, Ga. and recall hearing about problems with this type of siding. What kind of problems? What shou...
I want to temporarily soundproof the living room of the house my band is living in. We need to be able to undo the soundproofing since we aren't g...
I am moving into an apartment on the third floor of a three family and the staircase will allow a queen size mattress up the stairs but not a box s...
Hi, My 5 year old is starting kindergarten in sept.Are there any places that i can get plans to build him something to shelter him while waiting f...
I'm looking for ideas on how to build obsticals and cat walks for our cats in our family room. We want it to be subtle yet entertaining for the cat...
I was wondering if it is neccessary to put a header above a window (30 in. by 60 in.) As you would a door. I'm kinda new to building but I'm tackl...
I need to repair the sill under a barn that is now renovated for living space. The sill has been damaged by carpenter ant activity. The damage is...
I just moved from a rented condo unit where I lived for 10 years into another condo rental in a different complex. The environment in the previous...
On show #1023 for the Executive Mansion in Virginia, they showed real granite stones forming a border of the parking area. The show mentioned the s...
I am about to add drywall to an unfinished framed out room within my house. The room is 20' X 30', and has a gable roof which spans the 30'. The ...