I am building a low profile 16'x32' deck and I have to fasten 30 pressure treated 2x4's, wide side down, to a concrete slab. I would prefer not to ...
COMMUNITY FORUM: MISCELLANEOUS
I am putting flooring in the rafters of my garage. The flooring I've put up so far is very bouncy. My neighbor bolted 2x6's across the peak of th...
How did you build the square columns on this house, I know you added panels on the bottom portion, could you give more info, we are building soon
Hi allI'm designing 20' x 30' garage with a second floor that spans the 20' but is only half the length of the 30'.I want to leave the option open ...
I have one of those "pre-fab/kit" wood burning fireplaces that was put in my house at construction that I want to replace with one that fully utili...
I'm putting in a new driveway and have decided on cement or brick---i prefer the way brick looks. My questions are about durability---brick vs. cem...
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------I am installing drywall to finish my basement. I have heard that wh...
Help... Im building a new garrage in my yard, the problem is that I want to have a gantry built inside so that I can lift things off my truck from ...
Recently built southern yellow pine deck. Recommendations for staining and preserving wood from cracking. How soon after deck construction should...
I saw a show recently that displayed a new drywall corner with a layer of plastic covered on each side by a layer of drywall paper. I would like to...
I am currently having a home built, and noticed that the builder is using a jointed type 2x4 stud (fabricated from several pieces). Are these 2x4s...
My bathtub drain is completely clogged and I have tried using drano twice and nothing has worked. There is always standing water after a shower an...
We are considering buying an old (1840s) house with no ductwork. The current owners use several window airconditioners but someone recently told me...
I have an old fireplace, and the chimney is an old rock chimney with "mud" holding it together. It's solid, but I must run a liner if I want to us...
I am in the process of finishing my basement using metal studs. I have used metal before to frame up a bedroom and utility room which was covered w...
Hi, I'm a 4th grade teacher in Ohio. My class has just finished studying about forests and your show that aired on channel 6 in Columbus Ohio on Oc...
Do sonic repellers work? I've set some traps but this feels like a losing battle plus I would prefer that the critters not come into the house in t...
I have a 1/2 HP Sears Craftsman Garage Door Opener. Lately, when I open the door first thing in the morning, the door opens completely, then the L...