We are just beginning to build our own home ourselves and need some suggestions on block foundations. Where do we start?
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I have a shelf mantle piece, 54" long and 4" top to bottom. It is hollow except for a support board across the middle. It is surprisingly heavy, ...
Need information on calculating load and heating specs for building addition. Home addition is in Humbolt county, California.
We are building a new house and want to waterproof the drywall walls in our garage so I can wash cars without damaging the walls. Due to expense, ...
Hi gang,Anyone have comments on getting a prefab house built?Bruce,firstname.lastname@example.org
I would like to know how to contact the manufacturer of the replacement windows that can be ordered to fit the exact size of the window opening. W...
I wanted to find information on building trusses for my cabin and wanted to perhaps open up space in them for a loft in the construction. I sort o...
Am considering buying a new home with little storage space. Need information on building rafters in the garage? How to?? Is this a good idea?
With the onset of winter, we discovered that our newly purchased house does not heat well. The previous owners installed a new "efficiency" furnanc...
The steps going down into my garage are brick. The pressure-treated wood railings are working loose. They are bolted to the bricks using masonry ...
I would like to know the pro's and con's of a Modular home, we are either looking to buy land and build, or buy a house exsiting?? Are modular home...
I caught the end of the project and didn't see how it was done or what kind of paint they used. was it a kit or something else i would really like...
We have had some erosion around our foundation, and were told by a local foundation company to fill the holes with sand. The sand/dirt company tha...
i live in alaska where it has been snowing heavily for the past ten days.we have a metal roof ,and the snow has been shedding off of it right on to...
I'm blocking in my small garage opening, turing my garage into an office. Do I just block it in as usual? I was thinking that I might want to dri...
We have a gas burning fireplace that has turned the brick black. I am at a loss for an explanation to this, it has just started. However, what sug...
Where can I get materials to install a home fire sprinkler system myself? I will begin construction of a new home next year, and I would like to p...
I saw the last 10 seconds (literally) of one of Bob's shows and saw a "build it yourself" butcher block table. It was made from on large butcher b...
I just saw a Home Again show on a Marthas Vineyard Victorian Cottage where they were putting up a tin ceiling. Where do they get that from?