Woodpeckers are pecking at corners and door frames of house. House is cedar, stained this summer. Corners & frames cedar, stained four years ago. ...
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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?
I plan to be purchasing my first house next year and since I have only lived in apartments my tool knowledge is limited at best. What basic tools/...
I am 24 and recently purchased my firsttownhome. Although very excited, thereseems to be a problem. My neighbor's smoke somehow bleeds into my to...
I'm putting in a new driveway and have decided on cement or brick---i prefer the way brick looks. My questions are about durability---brick vs. cem...
I am building a low profile 16'x32' deck and I have to fasten 30 pressure treated 2x4's, wide side down, to a concrete slab. I would prefer not to ...
I am putting flooring in the rafters of my garage. The flooring I've put up so far is very bouncy. My neighbor bolted 2x6's across the peak of th...