A family member's house had concrete block walls in their basement. Water is forcing it's way through the wall through cracks during rainstorms. ...
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Any help on this would be appreciated.We just purchased a new house. It begins consruction later this month/early May. This is our first house, a...
I am currently renovating my attic, and have no room to install a staircase. I wish to install a pull down staircase,but unfortunatly cannot find a...
We are currently renovating/remodeling a 3 story house built in 1914. Projects include tearing down interior walls and building new ones, exterior...
My boyfriend will be building his new house this spring, in SE Connecticut.Problem - large area of ledge where the house is to be built. Since the...
I just signed a contract to have a new home built and when I went to a construction site of a current home under construction I noticed that all of...
What is the best way to repair cracks in cinder block-it is the back side of a fireplace in the garage.
I just bought a townhouse. It is the end unit of four. Recently I found a crack on the wall that was not there before. This crack runs side to sid...
We are installing old barn boards on one wall of our living room. What kind of treatment should we apply?
Any reason why I should not buy a house with aluminum wiring? I don't know anything about it.
We recently carpeted half of our basement and used a latex based sealer first. We now want to do a section of the floor with ceramic tile and are c...
We have a home in the Pacific Northwest...where we get lots of rain. The majority of our property is above and behind our home and is a rocky hill...
Our house is built of concrete block with (I imagine) some sort of plaster over it. It was built in 1946, so it has many layers of paint, and it sh...
Hi Bob:I'm interested in building a 100 gallon, acrylic fishtank. Any ideas, or instructions?Thanks!Lauri
I would like to build an outdoor clothesline. I have a large deck. A reel-type line might work for me. What materials do I need? How do I plan ...
We live in a ranch house & I'd like to add a dormer to the attic and have a Master Suite w/ sitting room up there. There are already stairs to the...