I want to shingle a turret roof that is shaped like an upside down ice cream cone.Iwill be using asphalt shingles.I know there is a formula or meth...
My 45 yr. old house is contructed with double brick walls. There is no rim joist or studs on the exterior walls. The floor joists for the 1st flo...
I am interested in learning to do home restorations, mostly woodworking and finishes. Living in an apartment in the city, and with no access to spa...
About two months ago, we had water standing in our yard, and the sump pump was running constantly. Turns out we had two leaks in the main water li...
Hi, I'm new to this board. I'm looking for a bit set that my boyfriend and I saw on tv. The bits work on any type of screw, and even on screws with...
I just bought a house that was built in 1933 and was told by the past owners (who only owned it for two years) that the basement never leaked. The...
Hi from the frozen north,We recently purchased a mobile home, for the summer, with a Well water supply. The Well is fine, but the Jet-Pump and Tank...
Hello, Moved into our house 4 weeks ago. From the start, the toilet bubbled whenever anything drained (sinks, tub, washing machine). Plumber ca...
I'm converting an empty room in my house to a bathroom. Currently there is a light switch that controls the overhead light. I'd like to replace t...
Hi everyone,I am building a new house and am choosing windows. My builder uses a brand/model called "School House". Has anyone ever heard of thes...
Can anyone tell me what is the lowest temperature concrete wall can be installed at without adversely affecting drying.
My husband and I recently got married and purchased our first home. My mother passed down a cabinet from her youth she calls a "wardrobe" which she...
Hi. I am doing a penetrating oil / wax finish on my oak floors. I want to buy a buffer, but am unsure if I need the low speed(175RPMs) or the hig...
I have a crawlspace/unfinished basement combination. I have a nasty musty smell that is most noticeable when it is damp. I can even smell the basem...
I need to know what the difference in burnishing and polishing a tile floor is.
I have an area that was located under a water fountain that the water has leaked on and caused damage to the tiles. They are starting to warp and c...
Not sure if it is related - We recently had our basement finished with a new bath put in. Since then, two of the three upstairs toilets don't have ...
Why hasn't any one come up with a thermostat that opens and closes air registers based on the temperature in the room where that air register resid...
How do you dissolve old glue from a 100 year old chair so we can finish taking the chair apart to refinish it?
My house is currently under construction in Connecticut. The pre-primed cedar siding is being put on as of this writing. My question is:How late ...