Around the early 90s I remember a Bob Vila TV show where he showed off a "house of the future" which had some very interesting ideas including a hi...
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I have a fireplace with a heatalator insert. The problem is from the vent of the heatalator into the room a musty odor comes out. My house was sh...
Until recently, I was unaware that one could get a custom modular home. I found a modular center dot com website that listed a couple of supposedly...
I am building a two-story addition on my home. I am looking for a contractor to build this addition. I live in Newark, Delaware.Does anybody have...
I'm wondering about preparing ones house for long term vacancy.I may take a job in a more lucritive location and we want to keep our home here in M...
What is the best way to build a backyard ice skating rink? Do the skating rinks ruin the lawn?Thanks
I am in the process of redoing my fireplace front. I have ripped out the old cultured stone and am goign to add 5/8" drywall and cementboard. I wil...
Can anyone point out the price differences in using a steel frame vs wood frame in a house?The house will be 2 story, approx 4000sqft. I recently ...
While replacing the drive gear, I smoked what I think is a capacitor. I was using a remote opener while up on the ladder. After a few up and down...
I am in the works of starting to build a home and I am interested in doing the exterior in thin brick or brick veneer (same deal i guess) I am wond...
HELP! I recently got an old metal toolbox for my pickup bed. I need to get the many years and layers of paint off of it so i can repaint it and mak...
Does anyone have any advice about building homes underground or partially underground?
hi all - i recently bought a house with an old carriage house detached that i am planning on renovating into a garage/gardening center. it is 3 le...
I have a Craftsman Garage Door model #139.53664SRT2 manufactured 10/98. I bought a replacement keyless entry pad. How can I get the key pad to comm...
I have a tile lifting around my bathtub. I know that water has been getting under the tile for way too long, but I'm hoping that if I regrout this ...
I have an added on room to my house and it has not been completed and I am starting to finish it to make it usable to my family. The drywall is in...
If the slab cracks before it is even a year old is the contractor libal in any way? I just found a crack is my slab. I'm building a house and cont...
I'm a newbie, but I religiously watch HGTV and TLC, and I'm ready to handle this one... I hope!My wife and I just moved to Portland, OR and into a ...
I happened to catch the latest show about the farmhouse being built in Vermont. Bob went to the Cobb Hill community project and was speaking with...
Only recently, a large crack from the top of the fireplace to the ceiling along the wall has formed on the inside of the house. Help!