Hi,We have to rebuild the retaining wall made of rail road ties with either concrete or interlocking mortarless concrete blocks in our backyard. It...
I am having a new home built. I dislike red brick and told my mason I'd rather have grey brick. He said he didn't think there was such a thing. I d...
We put a rubber roof over a porch around theback of the house, where the looks didn't matter much. But now we may wrap this roof around the front....
Help! I recently purchased a fixer-upper. Its all on a slab and the carpet was cat urine soaked. When we removed it, we discovered the floor was co...
I am replacing my windows. The labor quote is $100/hour ($1400 for 2 men, 1 day). What is a reasonable rate for labor on this type of job?
My dogs have totally embarassed me. I went to my veterinarian and he suggested that I use Pet Stop (epetstop.com) to remove the odor. It worked! An...
Hi, Our house is about 4 years old, so it's about time to get the wood trim repainted, and we are wondering about the pros and cons of repainting ...
Hi. Brand new homeowner here, first house problem. Looked under my kitchen sink Sunday night and there was quite a bit of water and chunks of foo...
We have leaks in our evaporator coil which is 8 yrs old. I have got 2 quotes so far.1. Bryant/ trane evaporator only - $1175 incl. taxes and labor....
Hi,We had our old deck torn down and now its about 3/4ths the way rebuilt. Our old deck had deck skirting which we asked the contractor to save an...
I know this may be off topic, but...I have a lug nut from a vehicle stuck in a 3/4" craftsman socket. I don't care about the nut, but I would like...
I just started rented a gas radiator house and I'm having trouble with the radiators' heat output (kitchen not enough, bedroom too much). There's ...
12 x 12 mirror squares are on a complete wall (bathroom). They are black in spots. Would like to remove. What is the best way? Any other option...
HELP...we need to replace the flooring beneath the toilet on our second floor...the toilet has been leaking and I have stains through the floor and...
I am hanging a new chandelier/pendent over the kitchen table. What is the industry standard for the the distance between the bottom of the lightin...
we are installing an oil stove and want to place a flue pipe through a bedroom, and so conserve energy. we have heard of a product which fits aroun...
How do I "BLEED" the radiators? I have older style radiators and occasionally they need to be bled to keep the heat flowing.
I just bought a brand new 3 level townhome. Shower is on 3rd floor. Shower water pressure is not that good. I would like a strong water pressure...
We sold a home recently. 2 months after living in the home the buyers experienced a sewage backup in their tub. They called a plumber out who att...