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...
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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?
We own an 80+year old masonry house. We would like to insulate the exterior walls. What is an economical way to do this?
I am looking at using brick pavers to lay over the concrete patio and walkway at my house. I was wondering if mastic would work well for this. Do...
What ever happened to Bob's magazine,American Home? It is still being published?
I'm thinking of switching to gas appliances, but my wife is worried about the risk of explosions.(so am I) I would very much like to use gas becaus...
I'M REFLOORING A PONTOON BOAT. I USED PRESSURE TREATED LUMBER THE LAST TIME BUT IT ONLY LASTED THREE YEARS AND BECAME WEAK AND ROTTEN. I NEED TO KN...
Long story short:the paper of the greenboard the previous owners installed in the bathroom ceiling began sagging until it was about a 12" diameter ...