We may be purchasing a new home in the spring. It has a full wall of brick in the family room with a fireplace in it. We would at some point like...
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I need to know how safe baseboard heaters are. I am concerned with curtains being over them. My wife thinks this is a fire hazard. PLEASE ADVISE...
We have a Napoleon direct vent gas corner fireplace in our new home. Started burning it in August to cure it--per contractors instructions. One p...
I had a thought that I decided might be worth throwing around for everyone to comment on (i.e., like the 64 million dollar question awhile back). ...
My air ducts pop when the heat and air comes on, but only under my bed. Is there any way to fix this problem? HELP!
Saw Bob use an injectable product on one of the Virginia Gov Mansion shows. What is the name of it? Any other tips about using it? Our son says ...
Woodpeckers are pecking at corners and door frames of house. House is cedar, stained this summer. Corners & frames cedar, stained four years ago. ...
I am planningan"all steel home". I want to use red iron I beams 18' apart with metal studs on 16" between. This is a 2 story home. Is the 18' span ...
Have new tight-loop berber style carpet on a high-traffic staircase. Is there such a thing as a stair protector that looks decent and really stays...
Hello! I have just purchased a 10" Delta Table Saw. What is the Proper way to Make a Push Stick to operate this Saw Properly?Anh other Projects for...
Trying to determine the best way to vent my clothes dryer.The dryer sits right in the middle of my 2 story home on the bottom level.The situation: ...
My wife and I are having a new home built by a national home builder. Recently, my wife noticed cracking in the newly contructed foundation for our...
What is the standard placement for a Towel Bar (inches from the floor) and also for a Toilet Paper Holder (Both from the floor and as it relates to...
I used Thompsons water seal (general all purpose water seal) to seal my concrete in my garage and it left a film on top that now is attracting a lo...
I would like to install an attic access and would like to know about any concerns I need to be aware of before cutting through a roof "joyce" I thi...
I'm considering on building a 22'x 28' garage in an area where the soil is mostly sand. The climate is such that frost goes down 3 to 3.5 feet in t...
I live in an old Brooklyn apt. building and my radiator (one-pipe, steam) is leaking from the valve. Does anyone know of anything I can do about th...
I am looking for info on how to build an inter-connecting pond system. Would like to have 3 ponds connected underground w/pvc pipe. Have no idea wh...
I need to bring back a really dirty and sooty brick fireplace. Does anyone have suggestions on what to use for this?