We are looking to put an addition on our existing house. Local codes dictate that we cannot alter the footing drains within 25 feet of our well wh...
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I'm beginning a remodel of my attic and seem to be running into a issue with a pair of kneewalls I'm building. It appears that the dormer roof angl...
Have been talking with a design/builder about a 2 room addition to my 100 yr old house. He made the comment that he thinks my house is leaning. Hel...
I am purchaseing a 1910 craftman home,Iam not really sure what craftsman means,but any way, the foundation is constructed of cemented together rive...
I wanted to add a Cable TV line to our other bedrooms by splitting the one in the Master Bedroom. We didnt want to see wires in the hallway so I wa...
I have a bilevel home which has a cinder block foundation and shows some wetness althought not a lot. I would like to finish the basement for ttne...
I bought a new construction house that at the time of closing had one crack in the foundation wall that was repaired by the builder. A home inspect...
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...
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...