The front of my home includes a cantilevered section where the living room floor joists extend out 4 feet. Rain water seeped between the cedar, to...
Hi Bob,My husband and I want to add a cold storageroom in the basement. We are not sure exactly what is required as far as the insulation techniqu...
We recently heard that a submeter can drastically reduce your water bill, especially if lawn care is a high priority. We understand that good lawn...
I have a hard crown molding to figure out. It is going on new cabinets. I can't seem to figure out the proper deg. settings. I need a way to figur...
My dryer is making a loud noise i think it's the belt. how do you get to it to change it? any help would be great.
I am renovating and would like to cut five nine-inch tiles in-place (or remove to cut if feasible). Any recommendations for tools and methods would...
I have severe mold on my bathroom window aluminum window frames. I ordered new windows that come with vinyl frams and instead of removing the old f...
My wife and I purchased a beautiful old brick house. We are currently remodeling the bathroom and would like to expose the brick walls. Unfortuna...
I saw a show a while ago that had a deck made out of Ipe, a Brazilian? mardwood. Bob Vila mentioned that it was available at a reasonable price - c...
I am starting to paint my front porch. I have a brick porch and I am wondering how I can remove the old paint. Thank You
I recently redecorated my bathroom. The walls are painted with a semi-gloss paint. I put a border around the top. I used sizing, and a wallpaper ...
there is a stop on my new saw at 31.62 degrees. What is that stop used for? I am a novice in the use for the saw
I have a concrete patio which is about 18" high. I also have a toddler who can open the sliding doos onto the patio and get out. Can I put pavers...
We are looking to build a home on a lot that had a sediment pond on it for several months. It has recently been drained and packed (about 25 feet)....
I have a split entry w/a lower walkout (blecch-- but thats another story).The house was built in the early 70's prior to the energy saving efforts....
I recently pulled the very old linoleum up from my dining room floor. The hard wood below is beautiful, and I want to refurbish it. Most of the l...
I have an older Craftsman band saw. The blades keep breaking on me. I suspect that I do not have it adjusted right. What would cause the blades to ...
Does anyone have "heat mirror" (polyester film between the 2 panes of glass)in their windows & does it really work???
I'd like to save a few dollars by installing wall-to-wall carpet myself, but cannot find any information (here or elsewhere) on how to go about it....