I am refinishing 75 year old oak floors and maple doors. I need advice on staining. Do I try to match the stain or have contrasting stains? The ...
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i have a porch with a half wall and a shed roof. it is framed with 4x4 redwood and has a shed roof with melt down membrane. i purchased a 60x68 sli...
Yeah, I know, it's because of where the hinges are. No, really - why are residential exterior doors designed to open inward? It makes sense that i...
I have a fairly new 1/2 hp craftsman garage door opener. For about the first 9 mos. the interior light functioned properly; then, recently, when w...
I will be installing replacement windows to my home in the spring and I would like to educate myself on the subject. Are there any resources avail...
I have a window in my front entry door that measures 7" x 15" and I would like to put a little door over it for privacy. Is there a name for this d...
Going to use aluminum studs finishing the basement. I used wood on the bathroom, try to firnd a streight one. Ha! I've decided to use the aluminum ...
We own a 1920's craftman here in Santa Barbara, and dont have a lot of skills in the repair area. The front door is breaking apart on the inside. ...
I'm trying to decide between norco and pella casement windows. I know their in different leagues but the pella as with most pull the casement windo...
My walls interior walls are concrete block and plaster. I have rough openings for closet doors that are, in some cases, much larger than the neces...
My family is considering buying 19 windows for our 150 year old farm house. I have several concerns which are as follows...1) The construction of...
I am deciding between rolled aluminum clad windows and extruded aluminum clad windows. Everyone seems to recommend extruded. Any thoughts anyone?
Help! There is condensation buildup on my windows which freezes into ice on cold winter days (-15 degree celsius weather). These windows are double...
I have an elderly dog who has to go outside and relieve himself during the night. It is a growing hassle to let him out, so I want to install a dog...
I just bought a house a few months ago and my craftsman 1/2 hp opener has given me so many problems (139.53636SRT). Initially it was the sensors a...
Our house is contemporary design from exterior. The roof is in the shape of a "V" on house and garage. This design is the opposite of the peaks g...
my home is in need of, at least, 5 windows. I was wondering if this is something I can do, or should I have them done by a pro. Also, is this a "pr...