I would like to install a gas fired direct vent fireplace in my basement as supplemental heating. Has anyone had any experience installing one of t...
I have a 400 sq ft bonus room in a split level house. I want to install a coffered ceiling since my bonus room is on the same level as my garage. T...
I am finishing my basement and have installed most of the subfloor with the exception of where the bathroom will be. There is already a flange in ...
I have an older house that has existing fiberglass insulation in the walls.I was wondering if I can dense pack celluloseinto my walls without pulli...
Did anyone see the Bob Villa segment on this problem? It is an enclosed stairwell to a walkout basement, the error in blueprints wasn't discovered ...
Does anyone know how many bags of cement it would take to pour a basment wall 4 feet high and 24 by 40 in length?
A couple of questions.... Making a new cement patio, do I need a building permit? Also to go below the frost line so it doesn't crack, do I need ...
I want to remove the plaster walls on two walls in my living room. My question is, what is the best way to take down the plaster without destroying...
I’m having a problem with a new construction. I signed a contract with a builder late January with a projected June finish date. Since that time he...
I was told that Bob Villa did a show about how to get more treads in a staircase and still make code. I believe it was called a box staircase. I ha...
Hello, I am trying to find informatin, links or names of builders using alternative construction methods to traditional stick build. So far the on...
The floor in my 15x15 family room seems to bounce or move when someone walks across it. Any suggestions on how I can make it stiffer? The floor j...
My wife and I are beginning the search for plans for building a new home. We realy like old queen anne homes and are trying to find plans which re...
Can somebody offer suggestions on how I would go about tiling the stairway that leads to my basement. We've recently moved in a house that "needs ...
As a recent bachelor, I haven't a clue how to remove the residual wax at the bottom of the holder after the candle has burned as far as it will go....
My kids' dog just chewed a hole about the size of a 50 cent piece in my carpet, in a very visible spot in front of the couch.Is there any way I can...
Moved into condo in October. Heat pump (~1986 Rheem) runs cool and long, even by heat pump standards. One cold day, actually built up ice on unde...