i bought an old house with small, decorative tin shingle roof on it....the house does not leak, but the tins are beginning to rust and need paintin...
Hi,I am building a new home in Sigar Land TX, near Houston. The foundation was poured on 7/8/00 and in about 3-4 days the slab has a crack running ...
Ok, what I want to do is take the tub out of my downstairs bathroom & turn it into a powder room. I'm pretty handy & quite strong for a "little gir...
Just replaced my kitchen faucet and added shutoff valves underneath. Everything was working fine accept we lost water pressure in our upstairs bat...
Our bathtub drains really slow. I've tried using Liquid Plummer and while that helps for a week or so, the problem really doesn't go away. Anyone...
help!!! I have roots that grow into my sewer lines. Last year I had a plumber in to fix things, and he cracked the toilet, and I had to have a new ...
i am redoing a mobile home and one of the bedrooms has a slide door, the kind that goes into the wall, i want to use a prehung if i can but never h...
I have an ice dam problem on my slow pitched roof and wanted some feedback. Since it is winter and I can't get a new roof until it gets warmer I ne...
I recently had a 6,000 sq foot house built and moved into it in June 00...I live in NJ which just had a major snow storm..Tons of snow is on my roo...
I have a porch beam on the north side that is about 3 inches higher than the others. How do I correct this? I really need help to fix this. It's a...
Recently I bought an older home. I ripped the kitchen out, and put shut off valves in the kitchen. Then I moved to the bathroom, to put a shut of...
Hello, we have a 6 X 8 X 8 bathroom. By the calculations we've made, it seems as though we should only need a 48-52 cfm bathroom fan. We bought a B...
We have condensation on the windows in the house. None of our neighbors do. It can't be because our humidifier is set too high because we don't h...
I have three radiators on the 3rd floor - 2 old cast iron, and 1 baseboard system. I bled the baseboard first, got some air and water, then just w...
can anyone suggest some books i might read on timberframe house construction?
Our fireplace pilot light is on but when we attempt to turn the gas on for flames the pilot goes out. We had the same problem last year while the ...
We've purchased a home that was converted to a year round from a 'camp' built in the '50s. The living room is entirely shiplap knotty pine, includi...
I need some tips for leveling an older kitchen floor. the subfloor is composed of diagonal planks. my floor joists are not cracked or broken but, ...