I am looking at purchasing my first home and I have to say it can be a daunting task. I finally found the home I thought was going to work out;...
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I have a small attic with gable vents, there seems to be enough ventalation, however I have black mold growing on one wall, near and around the ven...
Have been trying to find replacement louvers for our attic fan-the fan is fine but the louvers(not on the outside of the house but the louver vent ...
I have seen several post for this but not many answers. I thought that I had mice in my attic and read an article that recommended mothballs. Now I...
I live in the town of Brookhaven NY & after getting all the permits - put an extention on my home for my Grandchildren. I past all the inspections...
I NEED SOME HELP. I HIRED A CONTRACTOR TO BUILD MY HOME. YESTERDAY HE POURED THE BASEMENT AND THE SHINGLES WHERE NOT ON THE ROOF. MOTHER NATURE CAM...
I have a 2-storey home, built on a crawlspace. I would like to add a small, one storey addition off of my kitchen. The addition would be about 12...
I recently purchased a home and evidently I did not, nor did the home inspector, notice the bowing on the north and south walls of my ciderblock ba...
I have a single story home with an attached garage, but built like a 2 story. The whole upper half of the house and garage are open in an attic spa...
what's the best insulation for a walking attic,also the most economic
We are in the process of purchasing a 30yr old home with a crawlspace. We had a termite inspection and a home inspection. During the initial inspec...
I am planning on gluing rigid foam directly to the masonry (block) walls of the basement. Then I glue the drywall to the rigid foam. I am going...
I have a unfinished 12x28 room under my front porch which is accesible through our downstairs living room through a steel door.The ceiling is ribbe...
I bought a house 4 years ago and its a fixer uper.Now there was a weeping hole with a sump pump in it but there is no weeping tiles around the hous...
I want to lay tile in the basement and I wanted to know if backerboard is required to be put down before I lay the tile
I want to spruce up our basement a bit by painting the basement walls which are poured concrete and would like to find out what the best paint woul...
I have an 18th century house with a stone foundation basement wall. In one spot there is water leaking into the basement about one foot above the ...
The paint bubbles up with fuzzy stuff under it and falls off the walls, how can i fix this problem? Basement was built about 1949, our soil is all ...
I would like to know how you do a swirl design on basement block walls with drywall mud.
Back in the day,it was perfectly acceptable for a work crew to polish off a few cold ones and drop the empties into the crawlspace or drywall.Its t...