we are building a home using a construction manager to diminish costs since we are able to do some of the leg work ourselves. we have a ceiling pr...
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advantages of vinyl vs aluminum siding in the northern illinois area climate. we have been told varying things on which is best for wear, cost, ma...
I am interested in getting vinyl siding from ***** . Does anyone have any experience or advice about the siding or ***** ?thank you
Having some trouble attaching a 2x to my wall.I'm creating a drop and trying to secure a 2x4 to a wall that has 1" of plaster over the outer brick ...
I checked the outside box tested with an old phone and it rings. Just that the inside outlets just mute. We can call and dial out, just that the ...
Is it possible or wise to place new laminate over an existing laminate kitchen counter? If so any suggestions or hints.
What I know about elastomera is that it's added to paint that goes over exterior stucco walls. Would anyone know how long this thing lasts between...
My wife is bugging me to hang wainscotting in the bathroom. My problem is we have metal studs and they are a pain to nail to. Do you have any ide...
My new construction foundation is stained by the high clay content soil around my house. How can I remove the stain?
Although my questions are in regards to stained glass stepping stones, it is the results of the concrete work that I have questions on. We place p...
When I bought my house the patio had been converted to a family room. I am restoring it to the original patio which has carpet and a pad glued to ...
hi,My wife and I have recently moved into an old stone farm house with wooden beams and sub flooring. There is a lot of wood boring beetle damage ...
ANY IDEAS ON HOW TO FINISH DRYWALL WINDOW SILLS? ESPECIALLY THE OUTSIDE CORNERS. WE HAVE A BASIC TRACT HOME WITH FLAT WINDOWS(NOTHING FANCY). SHOU...
Thanks to the user who posted a reply on the schematics for the dumb waiter...now d.h. is asking for mechanics on the pulleys, counterweights, etc....
I am installing concrete countertops, and have planned everything out except a fairly basic component: the concrete I should use. I plan to add co...
My husband said he would build a dumb waiter for the Great Room above our two-car garage.We have 16 steps going up to the Great Room and a dumb-wai...
My wife and I have found a piece of land we would like to build on. The land is in a development, with many other homes already built. After cont...
Back in May I had a cement driveway put in. Recently, I noticed several rust stains developing under where my car parks. The stains are increasin...
I need to figure out the least expensive way to build a house. Is the lumber yard kit home the way to go ? we are going to do it ourselves. My husb...
I am looking for directions to construct a very basic indoor putting green. Portability would be good. This isn't for "great golfers" but is for a...