I have a chimney on the side of my house which causes a problem. Rain comes down the slope and, since the eave does not extend pas the chimney, com...
I am a disabled 65-year-old homeowner. I need to change or tighten toilet seats in my home occasionally. I am physically unable to tighten and un...
I've installed a high efficiency furnace vented out the side of my house & I want to make my chimney disappear completely. The house is a 2 story c...
Can you tell me anything about a kitchen sink made from a composite material called "Granite"?
I've converting an empty room into a bathroom. I've ripped out the drywall so I can replace it with concreteboard (shower) and greenboard (rest of...
I have an attic area similar to the second picture at http://doityourself.com/attic/insatticrafters.htm - the gabled wall attic. Currently there i...
Our oil furnace needs 1X15X25 air filters, howver the stores in my area only carry 14 and 16 inch widths. Do 15" widths exist? Jason
I am not very familiar with the workings of a sump pump but I just purchased a house that has one in the basement. We had a heavy rain last night ...
The problem I have is dripping faucets,,it seems when my gas hot water heater is on my faucet in the kitchen begins to drip,,,when u turn the fauce...
Last question.There is a section of floor in front of an exterior door that was cut out and replaced with linoleum. It looks HORRIBLE.We want to r...
We have recently pulled carpet off of our living room floor. The HW floor underneath appears solid, without any stains or gaps in it.However, ther...
The brass kickplate on my front door no longer shines like it used to. Is there any way to make it look like new again?
Is there anyway possible to change a living room into a masterbedroom? The size of the living room is 15X13. A picture widow is on the long side ...
I woke up this morning, went out in the garage, out back to check the pool. When I came back in the garage, I heard a buzzing noize.The overhead f...
I am finishing off my basement. We are painting the floor in the unfinished utility area, installing vinyl tiles in the bathroom and carpet everywh...
I just bot some joisthangers. Instead of the usual punch holes, these have flared material that pretty much dictates that any nailing will be toen...
Many of the plaster walls in my old farmhouse (built 1915 or earlier) appear to have been covered with drywall. Best guess is it was done in the 4...
I am using steel studs to frame the rooms in my basement. I have received confusing information regarding the order of insulation against the conc...
I recently painted my dining room and realized I missed some area where I dripped paint onto the trim boards and wood chair rails. I need to know ...
Help!! I need advise on proper color schemes for a Victorian -style home built around 1884. I can't seem to get past the orange and country blue ...