My wife and I recently purchased an older home. The previous owner had replaced the front steps, but there is about a 1/2 inch gap between the sid...
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I am wanting to finish part of my basement,I have seen 2 different ways that people have done this 1 being framed walls and the other way was they ...
Question: What steps should I take before making a purchase?Background: I have read many postings on mold and mildew. I'm a conservative first t...
I am finishing my basement and was wondering what is the best type of ceiling to use....we only have 8 ft ceilings right now before I install anyth...
i have mildew and mold in my basement. i have noticed condensation on my basement windows and cold water pipes. How do i get rid of the following...
In preparing my basement walls to be DRYLOCK'd...how much of the existing flaky paint do i have to remove? I have removed by scraping and sanding ...
My husband and I recently built a new house and our contractor installed a french drain (no sump pump) during the construction of the basement. I'...
I was wondering if anyone had suggestions for finishing off a basement. We currently have a foundation wall constructed from concrete block. Our ...
the steps have pulled away from the foundation at about 3" from the top and then less to about l/2 way down. is their an easy fix
have an old rental house and some of the windows will not stay up. any suggestions as to what i may do? thank you
Wanted to know if anyone knew where to get drop ceilings in colors? HomeDepot and Lowe's seem to have only white.Gil[This message has been edited ...
How do I attached wood trim to metal framing in walls? Do nail guns fasten to metal?
I just bought an older home that had been added onto a couple of times. Here is the problemThe lastest addition is the master bedroom and bath whi...
I am in the process of converting a 3-season porch into a 4-season den. The outside part is done. The next part is insulating the cathedral ceiling...
Hi everyone,My contractor just finished my home last week. As per code, he had to stud (6" off concrete wall), insulate (no paper on it) and drywa...
I would like to finish a room in my basement and make it a bedroom. I understand that an egress window is required by code for the room to be cons...
Hello, I am adding a 24x28 ft 2-story addition to my house. The footings have rebar and are about 20"-24" thick, but the contractor did not use an...
I am in the process of building a 2-story home that measures 30x44. My father and I have done all of the work by ourselves with the exception of di...
Recently had roof replaced on 70 year old home. Ridge vents and soffitt vents were installed. There are two existing gable vents (4'X 4')and a larg...
I built out my basement into a game room/family hang out room and wanted to put a bathroom down there. The problem is that the main sewage line ru...