Gentlemen, Last year I purchased a sheet metal outdoor shed. In January the heavy winds we experienced here in the NE totally destroyed this uni...
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We are in the process of beginning to build a new home. WE would like to finish the basement to have more living area (to be used as a schoolroom ...
I am buying a house in west texas and we had a bad rain storm the other night. The next day I noticed that a pool of water was on the concrete slab...
We are building a new house and would like to have 4 exposed beams in our great room. The room is 16x20 and has a 10 foot ceiling . The beams are...
hello, I found some land which is exactly what I am looking to build. Problem is the neighbor is a shooting range. What if anything can be done to ...
I recently purchased my first home and I am realizing how many tasks I have to complete. One task perplexes me. The home was built in 1900 so it ...
Someone please give me advice!!! When I flush my bathroom toilet and then go to wash my hands at the bathroom sink...when I am through and try to t...
My husband and I are contemplating buying a house and updating the kitchen. Is it possible to leave in the laminate cabinets and simply replace th...
Hello everyone, I am new here and a new homeowner. I figured there was no better place to go than Bob Vila's web site for some advice! We bought...
Looking for 20 year old pattern from the now out of business Walldesigns Company, Philadelphia, Pa. Pattern NO. cs3314 cream antique satin with ...
We are considering purchasing an old church and converting it into our home. I can use any and all information from someone who has done this in th...
It is necessary to hire an architect to get a floor plan? I'd like to gut a ranch (with no basement) and make a plan that is to my taste. I reall...
I have a 17 yr old home with Gambrel roof but the sides of the house are like an A Frame house.The walls inside, on both sides of the house are sla...
I'm planning to rehab a home, all windows will be replaced. Any advice on chosing the brand or type of new windows. Julie
The contractor I'm working with quoted a "Margarita" fiberglass surround. Found one at H*** D**** for $100, and it looks more vinyl than fiberglass...
I am trying to convert a round oak pedestel table to a 4 leg table... How do I do this and have a "stable table" no pun intended?I really dont know...
I'm looking for a handrail that looks like steel wire horizontally. Any help would be great.
I have an old mirror with an ugly frame that I would like to remove. Is there an easy way to remove it so I can put a new, updated frame around it...