Our home, which is 36 years old, has an perimeter drain built inside the foundation. This drain runs to the corner of the house where the pipes le...
How can I remove a stripped bolt from my lawn mower? In trying to loosen the bolt to remove the lawn mower blade I stripped the head of the bolt. ...
Would some please tell me the best way to install steel siding? Is it basiclly the same as vinyl or considerably different?
My house is 5.1/2 years old. I'm baffled by my ceiling lighting fixtures and outdoor porch light fixtures. Some fixtures blow bulbs more frequently...
I am framing a new 41WX57H Pella casement window into a brick house where a 60WX29H side sliding window was removed. Even though I have to remove b...
One of the windows in my house faces the inside of a built-on garage. I would like to give it better insulation and eliminate the view but think th...
I have a 2' overhang on my house. I wish tobump out a 2'x 16' area just under the overhang. The bump out area now steps down about 8" to the concr...
I just bought a house that has a lot of wall paper that I want to remove. I have no experience with wall paper. Some of the people I have asked sa...
For both heating and decor, I was planning to install a gas-fired direct-vent fireplace in one corner of my basement. Any advice on this applicatio...
I would like to install a gas fired direct vent fireplace in my basement as supplemental heating. Has anyone had any experience installing one of t...
I have a 400 sq ft bonus room in a split level house. I want to install a coffered ceiling since my bonus room is on the same level as my garage. T...
I am finishing my basement and have installed most of the subfloor with the exception of where the bathroom will be. There is already a flange in ...
I have an older house that has existing fiberglass insulation in the walls.I was wondering if I can dense pack celluloseinto my walls without pulli...
Did anyone see the Bob Villa segment on this problem? It is an enclosed stairwell to a walkout basement, the error in blueprints wasn't discovered ...
Does anyone know how many bags of cement it would take to pour a basment wall 4 feet high and 24 by 40 in length?
A couple of questions.... Making a new cement patio, do I need a building permit? Also to go below the frost line so it doesn't crack, do I need ...
I want to remove the plaster walls on two walls in my living room. My question is, what is the best way to take down the plaster without destroying...
I’m having a problem with a new construction. I signed a contract with a builder late January with a projected June finish date. Since that time he...
I was told that Bob Villa did a show about how to get more treads in a staircase and still make code. I believe it was called a box staircase. I ha...