Hi all, I've got three quotes from roofing contractors for my roof. It's a pretty shallow pitched roof. Two of the three want to remove the old r...
I read an article about winterizing your home and there was a comment that chalky substance on brick can indicate a serious problem, yet they never...
Does anyone have a good idea on how to fill in gaps between pine flooring. I've heard of using rope, wood filler, sawdust with sealant?
Recently bought a house...the former owners must have had a lot of pictures!! There are holes in the walls all over the place! The main areas, fo...
I just bought a 90 year old house. After stripping the chipped paint off the window sills in the bathroom, I found semi rotted wood underneath. I w...
Hi, all,I just removed wallpaper using Dif. Following the directions, I washed the walls thoroughly with warm water and a sponge before priming wi...
What type of wire should be used for wiring alarm contacts? Can phone wire be used?
Does anyone know if there is an alarm sensor that can be put on a satellite coaxial cable in the house that would detect when someone disconnected ...
I have a 75-year-old house with steam radiators and a gas furnace. Some of the radiators work fine, most of the time, then suddenly they don't, whi...
I'm adding a bathroom addition onto my house and would like to build a large (5' diameter) roman-style tub. This would also double as a shower room...
PLease! Do you cut walls first, then paint the walls , or do you paint first, then cut?
I want to refinish my hardwood floors throughout our home. I need to know how to start, what products are better than others, how many coats of cl...
When did the 3.5 gallon toilet production stop. I have built a Carriage House with a half bath and a contractor neighbor gave me a toilet that he b...
Someone at work is trying to tell me that Sears no longer offers their lifetime guarantee on any of their Craftsman tools, not even wrenches. Is th...
Do you know where can we find burgundy or wineberry coloured caukling? This colour will best match our kitchen countertop and tile grout.Thanksjoe
What if any, are the drawbacks to using tankless water heaters over conventional gas water heaters? I'm currently converting my household applianc...
Our popcorn ceiling has 20% asbestos. Removal is expensive and a complete hassle (we have to move out for 3 - 5 days!). I am looking for other op...