I have a concrete subfloor that is about 30 years old. I just purchased the home. It was really infested with mildew, especially under the furnac...
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I will be vacationing in the Philadelphia area for the Christmas holiday. I would like to visit Showcase homes or Christmas decorated homes. Plea...
I will be living in my 5th wheel RV while building a new home out in a rural area. I have access to power & water but I don't know what to do abou...
Is there an "andedote" to dissolve or soften Marine Goop? I have a glass object glued to a cement object which I'd like to separate without destro...
I am looking to complete a bathroom and considering adding a whirlpool tub. I heard about a new "airjet" type that pumps heated air through many h...
If one room (approx 14 x 12 ft) in a house is unlevel by about 1 and 1/2" end to end, can it be leveled some other way if piers are not an option? ...
I have a small one-story house built in 1959 that I would like to remodel. I had a friend who is a remodeler tell me that none of the interior wal...
Our house is very dry in the winter. In fact, My husband and I wake up every morningwith cracks in our nose and on our lips because it is so dry. ...
I'm contracting my own house. Getting ready to apply vinyl siding to basement walkout area, I found the framer has the base plate on the wall and ...
I have a 1920 Craftsman with a hip roof. The area in the attic is large enough for a room. The problem is that the roof supports go to the center o...
how do i get the correct angles at the hip on a 9-12 to 12-12 hip rafter? My calculations show 53 degree cut. Is this correct? How do I make tha...
We need to replace our stove and I was dismayed to find that the "drop-in" types are nearly double the price. Our baseboard heating runs in front o...
Hi,I have a 36" x 20" basement window that I would like to seal off permanently. It is currently formed into an 8" poured concrete foundation wall....
The house that I am about to close on is set on an all wood foundation. It's five years old, and I have concerns about future settling, resale val...
does anyone know an easy way to remove latex silicone caulk from a fiberglass tub without leaving scratches or damaging the gel cote ?
Question: We recently purchased land along Lake Superior that consists primarily of sand with 16" of organic top soil. The water table averages 32"...
I love Bob Vila's shows but safety does not seem to be a priority.I have been in construction for over ten years and have seen many avoidable accid...
I'm having a gas fireplace installed in the basement. It will sit on wood or concrete board right on the floor as I would like the hearth to be lev...