I have a copy of Bob Vila's Home Design and am having trouble with the fact that some of the features that my husband and I want to put in our home...
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I saw a tv show that showed a guy making a brick pattern in wet concrete with some kind jig. Does anyone know where I can get one or how to make one?
I am building a new house which is very contemporary in look. in the bedrooms we are putting in baseboard heating but all of the units are bigger...
My parents have a home on a floating slab that is falling apart. There a several cracks in the ceiling and in the walls. They had them fixed a fe...
We plan to use extrudawood for the decking of the deck we plan to build next month. The T clip system seems real cool for the deck surface, but the...
I have a large pressure treated deck that is surrounded by shrubs. Is about 14 years old and in pretty good shape. There is some mildew and mold ...
I currently have a split-level house with a elevated wood deck (about 5' off ground) with a walk-out from the back. I would like to enclose a port...
We recently bought a home with a painted fireplace. We would prefer to have it unpainted, or more natural looking. Is there an easy way to remove t...
Butcher Block table company went out of business where we originally purchased our table. Unfortunately, we had a candle burn down and alight wax ...
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 ...
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...