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 ...
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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...
Hello! Can You Tell Me Calculate Vinyl Siding I Know they Talk About Squares . How Many Squares Is In A Box Of Siding Thank You!
I would like to know why I can not get a toolwarantied that has a lifetimewaranty, satisfaction guaranty. Does lifetime not meanlifetime, and does ...
Just a note to say that I like the improvements that have been made! Good work Steve.
Hi all: Was wondering if any of you have had experience with flitch plates added to an existing full length, (42') 3-ply, 2x8 beam to change span f...