My home builder wants to use foam sheathing under the brick facade. Is the extra insulation worth the loss of strength? Does the brick compensate...
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I have a rambaler that was built in 1975. I have a wall in the center of the house that runs north and south and my rafters run east and west. Is t...
When should one consider refinishing cabinets rather than replacing them? Or v.v., when should you consider replacing them rather than refinishing?...
I have a brick fireplace that is painted white. I would like to restore it to its original brick finish but don't know the best way to do this wit...
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We just bought a condo and our living room has mirror panels, which are of course, glued to the walls. What's the best way to remove the panels wi...
We are considering replacing our kitchen cabinets with Ikea cabinets. Does anyone out there have any experience with these cabinets? I don't want t...
We are planning on building an attached two story 2-1/2 car garage, but are having trouble locating plans for what we have in mind. We have been to...
Hi. I am assisting several middle school students complete projects on Hispanic-Americans. One student in particular is having difficulty finding...
I am looking at lp gas water heaters for my new house. I went to one store and they were out and said any new ones they get will contain a new saf...
My house is currently under construction. I had an independent inspector come out and he said that the bathtubs should be secured with clips that c...
I have two walls in my spare (computer) room that are cork board squares from ceiling to chair rail. I really like these and use them quite a bit....
I want to use mirrors as a backsplash for my countertop range. Are mirrors safe to use? Are they heat resistant?
We are planning on building a new home next spring. My fiance plans on using white pine from his land. His plan is to cut down the trees this fal...
I bought a veneer side table and cofee table set. the tops of the tables are a little lighter than i want them to be. They clash with my entertainm...
Is there a way to remove formica from the front and edges of a kitchen cabinet door (made of pressed wood) to save it and put it on another piece o...
Hi all! Help!!!! OK- what shoud I do?....I have an old ugly bathroom...old black and white tile on the floor and tiles (mostly white with black) go...