I saw a home improvment show were they used a simple mixture to clean antique wood door caked with black grime without removing the original varnis...
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Hi,We are thinking of having an old deck rebuilt using Trex. The contractor has told us that the railing has to be cedar and we are concerned that...
We have an old cistern that is up against a wall in our basement. We need to get this cistern filled in before our child starts wa...
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I recently purchased a house that is about 100 yrs. old and we have ladybugs everywhere. Please tell me where thay come in from and how do I get ri...
I am planning on putting a patio on my home. I see many new techniques instead of brick pavers such as stamping concrete or printing blacktop. Do...
We are building a house and have seen a siding that resembles stone. It comes in sheets like siding. We would like to know what it is called and...
My son's bedroom is the old garage. Under the old carpet is the garage concrete floor. Do I need to etch the concrete with muratic acid before we...
I would like to know about reinforcing a house for hurricanes. I live about 30 miles north of Gulfpirt MA, and while it is not on the beach, you s...
An armoire we purchased in an auction has a strong kerosene odor. Any ideas on how to remove it?
If you live in the country, or are sick & tired of high cable tv bills in the city, this is a God-send. I thought there was a catch, but there isn'...
Does anyone know the manufacturers name that produces solar tube inside lighting? Not to be confused with solatube.
I live in Va, can someone give me a solution for getting rid of all flies that keep coming into my house. Help!
I've planted an Herb Garden near my back door. Now, I'd like to mask off nearby trash cans. I don't want to use commercialy made trash can enclosu...
My home was built in the early '40's and has distinct musty odors in several rooms. I have tried carpet treatments, air freshners, cedar blocks, e...
I am looking for a contractor to restore a 150 yr old barn. It requires some structural repair. I would also like to remove a portion of it as it w...
I am considering buying a stucco house in Atlanta, Ga. and recall hearing about problems with this type of siding. What kind of problems? What shou...
I want to temporarily soundproof the living room of the house my band is living in. We need to be able to undo the soundproofing since we aren't g...
I am moving into an apartment on the third floor of a three family and the staircase will allow a queen size mattress up the stairs but not a box s...