I recently purchased a home with a painted fireplace. I know it is all but impossible to remove the paint so will repaint it. What type of paint ...
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I am building a deck using joist-on-beam construction (no hangers). Mt joists are 2x8's, 16" on center. What is an acceptable variation in width f...
I have a 1972 Modular/Mnaufactured home. Technically, I don't which it is, I just know it looks like any stick-built (site-built) house, and it foo...
Not too long ago, I watched one of your shows where you went to Vermont to a business that offered courses in home design and such... You even sho...
I am looking to buy a cordless drill and know very little about them...I just plan on doing small projects around the house...What is the diff betw...
I am installing ceiling tiles in a room that is not square. does anyone know how to square the ceiling? thanks
would like to know if there is an easier way of removing thinset, I have been using a 40lb jack hammer, we will then stain the concrete to owners s...
Is there a type of concrete product that will bond to bedrock and withstand being below grade in a damp area, i.e. fill in a shallow depression in ...
I am having a terrible time with large black ants. I am almost sure they are carpenter ants. My diswasher is constantly full of them. About 10-20...
I've been offered what seems to be a great deal on a 15'X48" oval above ground pool ($75!!!). Are they hard to install??? Should I hire a contracto...
I would like to know how to put mortar on bricks when there are 3 large holes the size of half dollars instead of several smaller holes.
I have an outdoor cement porch that is unlevel. I would like to add some more cement to level it, but one area of the new layer would only be about...
I am enclosing a back porch to make a laundry room. How do I determine the wall height so it will match up with the existing roof?
We are considering using TREX lumber subsitiute for our new deck. Who has some input? It appears to be very expensive. Are traditional decks, redwo...
We are building a screened in porch off back of ranch. I want to put a deck style floor down with a frame underneath. We also want to put our hottu...
My husband & I would like to add onto the back of our 2 story house. We would add on 14 feet to the back, and run along the entire 52 feet of the ...
I think this is an easy project. I've just had my A/C system completely replaced and upgraded. As a result I lost my linen closet. I would like to ...
I saw an episode on T.V. a while back where Bob & friends were pouring concrete and in stead of using a dummy or control joint, they used a strip o...
Where can I get the materials (including freon) to fix up an air-conditioner for a friend.Thanks,John