I need to do some work in the attic of my 30-year-old home, but there is no walking surface up there. I have to walk on the joist edges, and I'm a...
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Hi this is my first post here. I live in a small village in Lancashire,England.My problem is the roof of my house is tiled with slate but there is ...
Saw on a recent TV show where a basement was being finished. They were slating or furring down ceiling perpendicular to joists. They stated that th...
I just visited a website of a company that basically sells a channeling system to "fix" basement water problems. The system works by fixing any cr...
Does anyone know of a manufacturer that makes a Bilco type door with only one door instead of 2? Our opening is in the corner of our patio and our...
we plan on having new carpeting installed in our basement but befor that is done we would like to install a subflooring for a dry air space and min...
I'm slowly getting educated as I get various quotes re: a leaky basement. I understand that the ideal way to remove the puddles is to keep the wat...
We have a log home, that needs alot of repair. Our immediate concern is the rotting logs that are on or next to the ground. The rotting is mainly o...
I've hunted high and low and I can't find out what I can and can't do with respect to loft conversions. I live in the UK in and all I can find are ...
I am one of the fortunate home owners to have a dirt crawl space. I encounter the usual problem of smell and dampness associate with it. I attemp...
I found the attached message in the FAQ section and it makes no sense to me. I also have a brick first story exterior wall and concrete foundation ...
I currently have a sump pump located in the corner of my basement. Outside the basement wall the land drops off approx. 6 to 8 ft at maybe 35 ft a...
Has any one got any suggestions on how to fill in the grooves in panneling. I want a painted surface when finished. Thanks for any ideas.Robbie
My basement always smells like a sewer.Whenever I open up the main trap, I feel thewind blowing and a smell coming out of it.It seems that this sme...
Please Help !I am in the process of refininshing my basement. I would like to remove one (preferably two) lally columns. The foundation measures 2...
Need some feedback on expandingcurrent basement.. would like to do myself.Thanks!
While looking at houseplans, I ran across the term "daylight basement". How does that differ from a "standard basement"?
An addition was started on Sept. and finished in January. When the warm weather came there was a noxious odor in a room under the attic where the ...
I am looking for names of contractors in the Danvers, MA area to put up a full dormer on a Cape with an unfinished upstairs. Any other tips would ...
Some time ago I briefly saw a program where the builders were replacing support columns in the basement with bracing that was bolted across the flo...