I am needing advice on hiring an architect. Our home is a cape cod built in 1945. We are looking for an architect that can provide a plan that in...
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My husband and I are considering purchasing an old farm house in upstate NY which was built in the mid 1700s. It would be our dream house except th...
Hello, I am having an addition built. The footer has been poured and the block has been layed. Should the footer be exact or should the footer be...
We have to build a retaining wall in our backyard. Our home's foundation is exposed and we are losing our backyard. How does concrete measure up to...
I saw somewhere that I could get a portable air tank and convert it to an air supply for use w/finish or brad nail gun w/o having to lug the compr...
PLEASE help! My "Darling" insists on installing the new floor AFTER the appliances are installed.I say the floor goes in now BEFORE anything goes i...
I'm designing a bathroom that is tiled on the floor and walls so that it can be used as a roll-in shower room. I'm looking for a waterproof light ...
We recently purchased a home that has 1" square mirror tiles glued to one of the bedroom walls. Can anyone tell me how to remove them safely?
I am looking for these little adjustable feet that go underneath the four legs of a radiator, I am not sure waht they are called. I have looked a...
We moved into a new house last year with a deck out back. It appears to have been painted with brown latex paint, which is now peeling. Everythin...
I've heard of headless screws that can be used through carpet to stop floors from squeaking but can't find them. Does anyone know were they can be...
Can anyone give me some advice. I am installing a small a/c unit into a sideways sliding window. I was told that I will need to get plex glass to...
Are there any disadvantages to sheathing a new house in 1/2" plywood vs 1/2" Celotex? Opinions on which is better are appreciated.
How do I set a wood post in concrete. What tools do I need. How do I estimate how much concrete I need to mix? For example: I want to set an 8 foot...
Need some advice on extending our patio. It's plain old concrete but the only problem is that it will extend over a sprinkler head. I'm concerned...
I have just purchased a house in Oceanside, California. It was built in 1926 and has an historic plaque. It is in need of tremendous TLC. I am w...
I am looking for any suggestions for the rectory or minister's house owned by our church. It has been vacant for a few years and the diocese frown...
how much scfm does a palm nailer use? do you need a powerful compressor to maintain constant nailing?
I'm looking at a 2 story 2990 sq.ft. farmmhouse built in 1895. It sits on 1.86 acres. Newsiding,beautiful lot. The heating bills are 270 a mo. y...
Looking to purchase a bathroom, surface- mount medicine cabinet or bath valet. Unfortunately the color of my wood in the house is a dark oak color...