Can some one tell me what size header I should use for a 9 foot opening to a closet I am constructing? How is the size of a header determined for ...
I am planning to put an addition on top of my garage, and was looking into using the wood I-beams for the floor joists. The span would be 24'. Do...
Smartblock, Bluemaxx, Arxx...All basically the same type of product that incorporates the concrete poured into insulated blocks. I have just bough...
Approximately 1 yr ago I printed directions from this website on how to build a workbench. I have misplaced the directions I had and I cannot find...
What are the pros and cons of vinyl windows put in as a retrofit vs. a full installation?How can I judge the quality of the vinyl?
I have a porch beam on the north side that is about 3 inches higher than the others. How do I correct this? I really need help to fix this. It's a...
did anyone see that jerk off "tile expert" that bob had on a couple of weeks ago? he used cement board as an underlayment on a shower floor that w...
I am currently remodeling my first home. I have a small room that I would like to transfer into a closet/dressing room. I will equip it with a va...
I am finishing my basement and want to install a drywall ceiling. Obviously, the load bearing walls run floor to the underside of the floor above,...
How much overlap around all sides of the window? -- Thank you for your attention[This message has been edited by palensj (edited May 18, 2001).]
Do I need to run phone line for satelite installation? Do I need to run a phone line from the dish to the distribution panel? Do I need to run phon...
I have just bought an old kitchen cupboard-the house was built in 1907- it's painted red, but has a mold/mildew smell. What can I do to remove the...
Lately, the basement floor drain in my 1920 house is very slow to drain when the clothes washer empties into it. Its a cast iron bowl, with a 1/2"...
We recently purchased new interior doors for every room in our 1929 English Tudor. In an effort to keep the style of the period, we purchased vint...
is there a manufacturer of windows with a wood exterior made of cedar, or another weather resistant wood?
I saw a product used on Bobs old show about 12-15 years ago. It was a liquid floor leveler that was poured over the subfloor and since liquid seeks...
My girlfriend has a finished attic room with red cedar walls and ceiling. There seems to be a constant accumulation of grainy black stuff on the ...
The corner of the concrete slab on my front porch has a chunk missing from it. It was like that when I bought the house. The chunk is on the lower ...
We moved into a home with a white bathtub that has lost it's shine, and therefore gets dirty very quickly, and is difficult to clean. The house is...
I just installed a ceramic shower floor (and the "step") in a basement bathroom, on concrete. Now I am wondering - how long should it set before I...