I have a 70' x 30' with cinderblock wall basement. With an 80' x 30' army barracks sitting on top of it. The basement was the original house and h...
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My home is built on the side of a hill. On the backside of the house, there is a 10'cement block wall supporting the garage. Whenever it rains, t...
My co-worker and her husband are moving to Michigan. He wants to build a block/brick home, but she says it will be hard to heat, especially in such...
Hi! I'm a "handyperson wanna-be" and have no idea who to ask locally: I need to know how to hide electrical cords running down the wall where wains...
Just today, a termite inspection revealed termites in the soil next to our foundation. They are not yet in the wood of the house. I need info on ...
My deck was previously stained with a "redwood" stain.It evidently wasn't taken care of and is now faded and "worn" looking.1. Is there a way to re...
I am looking for contractors in the Danvers, MA area for a complete kitchen remodel. Any other tips would be helpful.
I would like to create a custom shower shapeand utilize a tile or poored cement mateial.What cement materials are avaliable to create a floor and w...
I am planning an addition and thought I wouldre-use a lot of exterior brick from a wallwhich will come down. But I find it's pretty difficult to c...
I bought my husband a DeWalt combination drill and circular saw for Christmas. I put on his HoneyDo List garage shelves. He says he needs some in...
WE NEED HELP IN REMOVING STUCCO FROM THE EXTERIOR OF OUR 1879 BRICK ITALIANATE. THE PREVIOUS OWNERS HAVE ENCLOSED THE PORCH AND STUCCOED OVER THE B...
Hi,I have an older (1908?) home with an addition that was built around WW II. The addition is supported with sporadically placed 4x6, 4x4, and 2x4...
My fiance and I are having a new home built and we have a choice of a gas or wood-burning fireplace. Which is the better choice?
I need some help in determining my next course of action. The shower floor is squishing/leaking around the perimeter of the tile floor at the grout...
I have purchased a cottage in NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA and plan to retire there in 20 years or so. Does anyone have any idea who to contact in refere...
I've recently purchased home office furniture and placed it on the second floor of my onefamily, sidehall colonial, built circa 1983 in New Jersey...
I have a wood fence approx 5 feet tall which is leaning in towards our yard. The fences sits on top of a retaining wall bordering our neighbors. ...
After removing old tile board from bathroom, the wall has old glue left behind. How can I remove this without tearing up the wall. I also need to ...
I have remodeled my bathroom. Moved all plumbing in slab, redid concrete, broke out walls plastered, mud etc. Now I need advise. Should I prime an...
Looking for a prefabricated dormer window product that can be attached to a home cheaper than having a carpenter build one from scratch.