Hi,I am building a new home in Sigar Land TX, near Houston. The foundation was poured on 7/8/00 and in about 3-4 days the slab has a crack running ...
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Hello, we have a 6 X 8 X 8 bathroom. By the calculations we've made, it seems as though we should only need a 48-52 cfm bathroom fan. We bought a B...
We have condensation on the windows in the house. None of our neighbors do. It can't be because our humidifier is set too high because we don't h...
can anyone suggest some books i might read on timberframe house construction?
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...
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 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...