I am planningan"all steel home". I want to use red iron I beams 18' apart with metal studs on 16" between. This is a 2 story home. Is the 18' span ...
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Have new tight-loop berber style carpet on a high-traffic staircase. Is there such a thing as a stair protector that looks decent and really stays...
Hello! I have just purchased a 10" Delta Table Saw. What is the Proper way to Make a Push Stick to operate this Saw Properly?Anh other Projects for...
Trying to determine the best way to vent my clothes dryer.The dryer sits right in the middle of my 2 story home on the bottom level.The situation: ...
My wife and I are having a new home built by a national home builder. Recently, my wife noticed cracking in the newly contructed foundation for our...
What is the standard placement for a Towel Bar (inches from the floor) and also for a Toilet Paper Holder (Both from the floor and as it relates to...
I used Thompsons water seal (general all purpose water seal) to seal my concrete in my garage and it left a film on top that now is attracting a lo...
I would like to install an attic access and would like to know about any concerns I need to be aware of before cutting through a roof "joyce" I thi...
I'm considering on building a 22'x 28' garage in an area where the soil is mostly sand. The climate is such that frost goes down 3 to 3.5 feet in t...
I live in an old Brooklyn apt. building and my radiator (one-pipe, steam) is leaking from the valve. Does anyone know of anything I can do about th...
I am looking for info on how to build an inter-connecting pond system. Would like to have 3 ponds connected underground w/pvc pipe. Have no idea wh...
I need to bring back a really dirty and sooty brick fireplace. Does anyone have suggestions on what to use for this?
I plan to be purchasing my first house next year and since I have only lived in apartments my tool knowledge is limited at best. What basic tools/...
I am 24 and recently purchased my firsttownhome. Although very excited, thereseems to be a problem. My neighbor's smoke somehow bleeds into my to...
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 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 ...
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
My husband works for a company that refurbishes doors and mantles, etc.We were watching an old Home Again where they took down the old bannister to...