Just interested in people's experiences with home security monitoring companies such as ADT, Brinks, etc. I'd like to hear the good, bad, and ugly...
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We have just gotten a contract on a house (our first), and there is one main alteration we want to make between closing and moving in.The top floor...
I am pouring a 4" thik slab for a hot tub how long do I have to waite to put it on the slab?
I have a 1993 ***** Craftsman Keypad for my 1/2HP garage door opener. I know the PIN but I want to reprogram it. Does anyone know how I do it.
We are in a real pickle here! We are moving into a house built in 1905 and a "friend" was helping us get it secure so that we could move in. We k...
I am replacing a 15x29 deck that includes a sun trellis over an area of 15x19.. I have found that none of the composite materials can be used to bu...
I am trying to repair a drop ceiling in my kitchen by replacing some of the 12"x12" tiles that have been cut out to run wire for lighting. I have ...
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...
I have a deck that was installed by the previous owner and no concrete footings were used. There is direct groung to wood contact. It is only abo...
What is the proper ratio of sand and mix to repair mortar joints on the floor of my fire box. I have type "N" and type "I/II" mixes.And are these ...
What is the best way to clean a concrete patio. My patio has collected alot of grime and mildue over the window. Part of the problem is that 25% of...
I am building a new luxury home on Long Island and the contractor suggested spring a termite barrier about the foundation before it is backfilled a...
My family and I are purchasing an old farm. The property has been well kept and is in excellent condition. However, the exterior of the house is ...
The sidewalk from my driveway to the front porch is a concrete slab walkway,is it possible the go over it or should I remove the concrete? ...
Can I use that board instead of OSB for sheathing? I will have brick on the outside and I know that bracing will be required in the corners. Any d...
In a new 2-story house, with 2" x 10" joisting on each floor, how much height shrinkage would you expect from top to bottom over the first 4 or 5 ...
This seems so ridiculous but perhaps someone has a good answer. We have a ***** Craftsman mower with a rear-mounted bag. Great mower, but the tro...
I just purchased a new home with a painted deck. The paint on the deck has been slowly peeling away. It looks like whom ever painted this only appl...
I was wondering if anyone had names of people who do residential rehabilitation in the Boston-Cambridge area - either in custom work or as their o...