We have just purcchased property in Florida, I need advice on const. techniques for that area. I apprenticed and worked in MD and I am quite sure a...
My casement window handle just spins but window doesn't open. I removed handle and turned with a wrench but the crank mechanisism spins in place. C...
I have a hardwood floor that has been finished with a water based finish. How can I remove marks caused bythe black rubber feet of a floor mounted ...
I am fixing up a 5 bedroom house in Philly that was built around 1920. Where can I find out what style furniture, color schemes, window treatments,...
I am a fairly new homeowner, and I don't know where to begin with this problem: one of the slabs of concrete that make up the front sidewalk to my...
is there a way to keep concrete floor warm (with carpet) in a bedroom that we are adding on to back of house?
Is there any way to increase the water pressure at the valve connection for a toilet? I have installed a pressure-assisted flush toilet and the wat...
(the following is a copy of my question from the "old" bulletin board.) Here's a perpelxing situation: My parents' home, built in 1908, was wallpap...
Any experience or opinions on Armstrong residential gas furnaces and air conditioners would be appreciated. Thanks.
I am looking for a lock actuator for my bathroom door. It's the old fashioned kind from the 40-50's I guess. A half moon shaped piece that slides i...
we have old cast iron pipes, and one of them has a hole in it. it happens to be the one that the bathroom, and kitchen drain through. how do i repl...
I installed a new toilet. Every time I flush the toilet it makes a gulping sound, which you feel in the floor under your feet. The waste pipe was...
We have a home that was built in the 1950's. It is a slab home. The walls are thin made of plywood that is a max of 2 inches thick. We have to ru...
Can anyone help me find plans to build interior wood shutters? I have been on the net for hours looking for books, plans, whatever... no luck.Plea...
For some reason the wire to my sons ceiling fan does not have electric going through it any more. I checked the breaker, everythings on. I then too...
I am installing a half bath in my basement and have easy access to the main stack. Can I vent and drain into the Main stack or do I need a separate...
I had a 3000 sq. ft chunk of carpet removed from a light industrial shop floor. Believe it or not -- the carpet glue, which had been down for a yea...
We replaced our patio door 9 months ago with a vinyl low-e & argon model. One of the seals went and we contacted the dealer and about 7 weeks later...
I plan to replace our windows in living room with double pane, these are 9 windows line up as 3x3: http://www.geocities.com/dennischuang/living_roo...