I'm a new owner of an old (1900) 3-story house with a gas hot water heating system. The boiler is a couple of years old and all of the radiators w...
We recently purchased a home that has z-brick (fake brick) in the kitchen - UGH!My husband and I realize that removing z-brick will be a huge, mess...
I've got to remove some drywall in a room to nail studs behind the wall for anchoring purposes. What is the best tool for cutting the drywall?Thanks
I am enclosing my screen porch and converting the space into a small home office.I intend to use pressure treated sleepers fastened to the existing...
Here is a question for all of you out there. I have recently been repairing our bathroom. Putting in a tub surround, etc. In so doing, a bunch of p...
I am having trouble removing residual grout left on the face of glazed ceramic tile. Are there any techniques or products available to help me out?
I want to protect our newly poured driveway and walkways. Is there something I can "paint" on the concrete to protect it and maybe ward off cracki...
Anyone have experience with paint spray guns? I just bought one (brand new) - it sprays paint and the spray pattern seems to be OK - but the spray ...
I would like to install bifold doors. the standard width for the doors is 48". I measured the actual width in the frame and it appears to be only...
I need to remove alot of paint off kitchen wainscoating, this has become a very messy and expensive project. I need to find an easier and less mes...
Remodeling bathroom. Installed new bathtub. Installing cement backer board for wall tile. Do you run the backer board over the lip of the tub, caus...
I am trying find out the name of the manufacturer of the tankless gas water heater featured in Part 8 of the Roxbury Afordable Housing series.
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME OUT? HERE IS THE SETTING 1960 HOUSE WITH THREE LAYERS OF TILE. HOW CAN I REMOVE THE TILE TO REFINISH THE HARDWOOD FLOOR THAT IS...
I am going to be pouring a concrete foundation. Is there a temperature that I should not pour? Currently our evenings dip below freezing, but dur...
We installed an upstairs bath in tight quarters where one joint is against the next with little or no space between them. Problem: A leak where we ...
I have a 150 yr old house in Maine and all the steam pipes have been stripped of insulation. With the price of old, I'd like to get these insulate...
I've got a 30'x40' shop with water lines running through the floor. They are hooked to a 50 gallen hot water heater and a pump. I let it run for ...
I would like to know the right mix for the grout for this particular floor. Another bb said the 2 sawdust to 1 sealer does not work. Anybody know?
My attic has cellulose between the joists and I plan to place fiberglass blanket (un-backed) over the joists for more R value.The previous owner pl...