I live in a 3 year old home, and just about 3 weeks ago the water pipes have started whining like a banshee! I have tried opening up all the faucet...
We currently have a wood deck on the front of our home. It is roughly 4' x 10' and is 3' above slightly sloping ground. We want it removed and a ...
Has Bob done a program on converting a screened porch to a Sun Room? Anyone with experience in that area? Any good technical guidebooks, videotap...
I am stumped in how to finish a wainscoting project. I am installing wainscoting on the basement stairs. The stairs to the basement make a 90 degr...
I need to find a source for support brackets for a stair rail. It seems that someone here on the old BBS used to mention an online catalogue that ...
Hello, I just built a planter box. I used pressure treated wood. My question is: Do I have painting options with pressure treated wood? We would ...
I am trying to find out the name of a tool I saw on television. It was a compressed air nail gun, but it was small and looked like a palm sander.
I'm installing a BHK Uniclic Laminate floor over concrete. Do I only cut planks on the first three rows? When I tape down the poly sheeting, do I t...
Anyone have an idea how I can flash 4x4 posts that penetrate thru a shingle roof (3-tab) ?
Does anyone happen to know if adding recessed lighting to an old house will decrease the value/ classification in the eyes of preservationists?
Looking for advice on flashing a 4 x 4 post that penetrates thru the roof for a widows walk. The roof is a 8 pitch 3-tab ashpalt shingle
In the process of purchasing a home in NE Pa. This will be first home with crawl space.Currently the space has pea stone and the insulation between...
We just finished building our new home this spring, and have hardwood floors throughout the main floor. I have a few area rugs on the hardwood and...
My husband and I have attached pea gravel to our concrete steps using thinset, now we would like to put an epoxy sealer on the pea gravel to seal i...
I need some advice. I have to replace the entire vent fan unit in my bathroom. I do not want to cut away any of the ceiling. Is there a simple meth...
We just purchased a 75 year old home that originally had hot water heating that the owners converted to electric heat (long registers installed on ...
Does anyone know of any good resources that deal with reinforcing a deck for a hot tub (about 2700 lbs when full)? Specifically, can support beam...
We bought an 1866 farmhouse and just recently squeezed a bathroom downstairs. The previous owner moved the staircase and covered up half of the win...
I live in North Carolina where we have hard rocky clay soil. I have a house with 1/2 crawl space and 1/2 concrete slab. I want to remove some lar...
I think that I want laminate plank flooring in my kitchen. The problem is the original huge stone foundation is 1 1/2 inches higher than two ad...