We are building a new house and I am unsure of how something will look. We have chosen our floor which will be hard wood - white oak. It goes gre...
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I am having an entertainment/bookshelves built in my den. The contractor said since I want it painted I would save money by using Luan. Is this st...
Need help. I'm trying to install an unusual type of wall and I want to be sure it's safe and sturdy. To save money and to be different, I decided...
I have recently installed a 5 piece tub surround. It however, does not reach all the way to the roof and i would like to put a piece of trim aroun...
Can anyone please tell me which is the least expensive to construct, a one level home or two levels? Everyone I ask seems to have a different opin...
We have a new home built in 2001 and unfortunately we want to change a couple of major framing possibilities. We have a living room that is approx....
Is anyone aware of any good sites on the net that shows pictures and basic descriptions of residential housing architectural styles?I am trying to ...
we are installing a new bathroom off our master suite, I would like to put in 2 vessels for sinks. I have never had one before, is it best to have...
I have been wanting to make picture frames from my home. I picture how I want them to look, however, I don't know what type of material I can use. ...
Does anyone use good old fashioned formica for countertops? I have had it for years and love it! We are going to replace our kitchen countertop a...
Friends of mine recently built a new home and when I went to visit I had to do a double take on the countertops. What I originally thought was sol...
Trying to find wall panels that look like brick. The once that you can glue on the walls. Any help Thanks
I am getting plans in motion to build a home and stumbled on structural insulated pannels as a possible building method. What, if any are the pros...
Hi folks: We're almost finished with the world's longest basement renovation project and the issue of ceilings has come up.Initially, we were going...
I am looking to hire a draftsman for a remodel project in Aurora, Il any body know one in my area? Thank you
Im attepting to build a bar coming up soon. I don't know alot about building things, but i do know the basics. I need as much help/advice you can...
I have heard og using a liquid deglosser to prep panelling for prime and paint. I am wondering if the same method could be used to prep my cabinets...
My parents house has a long hallway. The first door on the right is a small bedroom. The second and last door on the right is the master bedroom....
Is it possible to paint indoors even when it is freezing outside? If so, what kind of paint is best?
I'm searching for a variety or collection of designs, pictures or illustrations of "Box Newel / starting posts" that were commonly installed in hom...