Is it common to have a 1/2 to 3/4 inch control joint in a foundation? I thought foundations should be a "one-pour" operation. It seems to be the on...
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Our 1947 Cape Cod has a dormer built into the upstairs, south side. It is fully dormered in one area, where a bedroom has been carved out of the u...
I have purchased one of those bath tub spas from Homedics, that stick to the bath tub via suction cups. However, the suction cups will not stick be...
I have a new house that is getting a "stress" crack in the brick...I have a 3 car garage that has a sitting room over it...The crack is occuring in...
Just purchased a gel alcohol fireplace. It looks and works great and is vent free and small for easy installation. The fire and ceramic logs are re...
I have an old craftsman scroll saw that I need chuck parts for. Sears no longer services it and cann't help me with the manufacturer. The sr# 10323...
I am looking for a product that I used 20 years ago which I believe is called Penefin. It is a sealant for butcher block countertops which, after a...
I recently took on the challenge of removing my old vanity and sink to replace it with a new ones. However, the vanity is attached to the wall wit...
My husband built our deck/gazebo combination, and we've just begun to put the gutters up. But where on earth can you find 45 degree miter straps? ...
How do I strip off the clear lacquer finish from a new solid brass towel rod so that it will age "naturally"? Also, am I correct in assuming that ...
Hello,My name is Claude, i am located north-east of montreal.I own a house that has been built in 1976. The exterior wall on the front of my house ...
I have a 75'x60' showroom that needs the concrete floor leveled. How thin can concrete be poured?note-the exisiting 8" slap is 3" low on the 60' run.
I've got to remove some drywall in a room to nail studs behind the wall for anchoring purposes. What is the best tool for cutting the drywall?Thanks
I want to protect our newly poured driveway and walkways. Is there something I can "paint" on the concrete to protect it and maybe ward off cracki...
I am trying find out the name of the manufacturer of the tankless gas water heater featured in Part 8 of the Roxbury Afordable Housing series.
I am going to be pouring a concrete foundation. Is there a temperature that I should not pour? Currently our evenings dip below freezing, but dur...
I've got a 30'x40' shop with water lines running through the floor. They are hooked to a 50 gallen hot water heater and a pump. I let it run for ...
I have a concrete subfloor that is about 30 years old. I just purchased the home. It was really infested with mildew, especially under the furnac...
I will be vacationing in the Philadelphia area for the Christmas holiday. I would like to visit Showcase homes or Christmas decorated homes. Plea...