My wife and I are just getting our lives started and purchased a house (Feb. '99) for the first time. Weeks after moving in we discovered the basem...
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On Sat. June 17th on Cablevision(Westchester NY) there was a rerun of a 1995 Bob Villa show dealing with a couple(his name was Walter)who designed ...
Just had an exposed aggregate patio put in three days ago. There is a gray powder/residue all over it coveringt he stones. How do I get this off? A...
Any suggestions on how I can remove mortar off the face of an existing brick fireplace ?The former owners had installed a marble enclosure in front...
I have a bottom log with dry rot. It doesn't go all the way through so I am hoping not to replace it. Is there a bonding compound which will stre...
I am thinking about inclosing my front porch. It's a concrete porch with brick walls that come up to your waist with a concrete top. There are bric...
New to do it yourselfing, and need to know the use difference in use between left blade and right blade circular saws. Does this designation refer ...
Help! Very new to do it yourself projects. What is the use difference between left blade and right blade circular saws. Please go into detail.Thank...
Certain portions of my basement beams are pretty much eaten away by termites. How can I replace? What can I do?
Hi, Me and my fiance are first-time house buyers. There is a new neighborhood being constructed and the builder has about 10 models to choose fr...
My family owns a building from the 1920s which has a very ornate metal awning at the entrance. It used to have a skylight in the middle. Unfortunat...
My 20 yr old built in liner pool and jacuzzi sprung a leak in the pipes (inbedded in concrete) my hubby decided to tear up concrete to locate leak...
An upstairs toilet overflowed heavily, sending water out of the bathroom and onto the bedroom floor -and down to the ceiling below. There are now ...
I've read the other posts about the durability of wood foundations. My questionis about the look of it. 1/3 of the foundation of my 1820 house is...
I am building a home with 9' ceilings on the first floor. I had fully intended to use 42" cabinets since I hate junk on the tops of cabinets anyway...
My mother needs to replace her old plastic garden tub with a fiberglass one. Where do we find such a creature? HELP