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...
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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 ...
I had a 21'w / 13'd wood porch built off the back of my house. I'm scared that there is not enough support. Could someone please help before I call...
My husband and I are preparing to buy the home we have rented since October 1999. Yesterday, we had the home inspected and termites have been foun...
How is it that a small town around the Foxwoods Casino can get all wound up and oppose the Indian casinos?How can ANYONE say that this Casino prese...
I have a 40 by 65 mobile home that is 3 feet off the groud in the front and 5 feet off the ground in the back. I would like to know how to figure t...
We are goining to paint our hardwood floor because it is costly to have it replace. To many spots in the floor to refinish it. Any way is there any...
It is possible, cost effective to hang paneling on steel studs? Any help would be greatly appreciated. My mom's house was almost completly infest...
We would like to install a 5-6 foot high, 50 foot long Allen block retaining wall in our sloping back yard after we regrade to create two flat leve...
I own a building that has ornate metal ceilings on 3 floors. I am interested in contacting people that would be interested in purchasing these cei...
I own a building that has 3 floors. It has ornate metal ceilings on all 3 floors. I am interested in selling the basement and top floor ceilings,...
A home builder in Dallas, Texas was featured one weekend on a home show on tv that built homes which consumed a fraction of electricity of an "ordi...
We're using a radiant heating system in concrete. This will be in our barn/shop that we'll live in while we build our home. We'd rather not insta...
We want to construct a horseshoe pit. Anyone know where I can find out the proper dimensions for one? Thanks!
I was just wondering how you determine if your existing foundation can support a second story addition. Our home was built in 1963. It is a bit u...