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 ...
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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...
I have vaulted ceiling in my living room I was wanting to put up crown molding but with the angle of the ceiling it won't be possible I was thinkin...
Looking at tile options for a bath surround at the local megawearhouse super stores, I found essentially nothing in terms of half-rounds for the ed...
We are replacing the outside of a dormer that has a bathroom in it that we are remodeling. It is covered with vinyl siding which we are replacing. ...
Looking for sources of MAINTENANCE FREE dentil fascia for under the soffit. Found Fypon moldings but they need painting. Help please!
I am wanting to build a home for my family using cement block construction. Where do I look (internet, books, etc) for information on this method, ...
I have a traditional bungalow with stairs leading up to the attic between the living room and the kitchen. Both of the walls on either side of the ...