please give me some opinions. can i paint over varnish that is old, but i good condition. thanks
A few weeks ago, Bob was featuring a kitchen remodel. On that program, the interior designers were putting up what looked like foam pleated window...
our basement stairs are in pretty rough shape and I just saw a project on tv w/ new construction in Roxbury Ma. using steel risers screwed to the s...
I am currently getting quotes from contractors to side my home. they range from $18,000 - $7500. What I am confused on (the price differences of ...
I am trying to find the plans or video series of a house they built back in the woods. They had big problems getting waterto this house, it seems ...
I'm going to gone for awhile and am concerned about water problems or damage during my absence.Can I turn off the water supply without damaging the...
Hello,We are building a home. It has been framed and has a roof so far. We had torrential rain over the past couple of days. I made a visit to t...
I pulled out this God- awful sink in my bathroom to find a vent that was covered up for 10+ years. Moved the vent, tiled, and now have my new beaut...
I had my house built 3.5 yrs ago. Vinyl windows were installed in the all-brick house. There is a covered porch that runs the entire front of house...
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------I have found that the sole-plate on the upper story of our 2-story ...
I have found that the sole-plate on the upper story of our 2-story home is separating from the subfloor. Isn't there some nominal height shrinkage...
Hello,I just moved into a new build home. The electrical sub did the phone wiring. On 3 of the 4 phone outlets in the house, I can hear a local A...
Hello,I'm going to be installing a new phone outlet in a bedroom. I'm going to tap into an existing phone outlet in another bedroom (the two rooms...
My house is about halfway built and my barber suggested that I should counter sink all the nails in the stairs.. Does this mean just putting scews...
As a follow-up, I recently bought a house with a partially finished basement. There are separate boiler and laundry rooms. The walls are framed w...