We have a storage building that is used as a workshop, and would like to insulate it for the brutal Texas summers.The walls are strand board (I thi...
I am remodeling my bathroom and put up a 3 foot high pannel of wainscotting. What is the traditional way to paint the wood? Should I use an oil b...
I would like to get my husband a nailer for a Christmas present. I would appreciate advice on a top quality one that takes different size nails. ...
I am cosidering an attempt at laying a concrete floor in a basement. The concrete will be delivered by truck and will be poured through a window on...
would like to put up white ceder shingle siding need information on how to put up and how to preseve
Help! I have insulated my aviary floor with 2" polystyrene. The mice have completely eaten it away. How can I prevent this from happening again,...
I've never been the handy type, but now that I own my first home, I'm trying to learn as much as possible. The questions that follow might sound st...
We have a 1954 kitchen which is in really good shape, except for cabinet refinishing, and the counter top. As we refinish the cabinets, the counter...
While trying to remove a bulb from an old outdoor light fixture, the bulb broke, and the metal base stayed in the fixture. Any ideas on how to get...
We may be purchasing a new home in the spring. It has a full wall of brick in the family room with a fireplace in it. We would at some point like...
We may be purchasing a new home in the spring that has a brick exterior. It is quite an unattractive brick, and at some point, we may wish to do s...
I need to know how safe baseboard heaters are. I am concerned with curtains being over them. My wife thinks this is a fire hazard. PLEASE ADVISE...
We have a Napoleon direct vent gas corner fireplace in our new home. Started burning it in August to cure it--per contractors instructions. One p...
I own an 1880's victorian which has two large pocket doors in the dining room. the doors are approximately 8' high and weigh over 100 lbs each. T...
Recently my husband and I bought a home that has wall to wall pink carpeting on the first floor and stairs leading to the second floor. We are loo...
I had a thought that I decided might be worth throwing around for everyone to comment on (i.e., like the 64 million dollar question awhile back). ...
I have to turn a room into a bathroom for my grandmoter in an old brownstone at least 100 years old. The room is not directly under or over anothe...
My air ducts pop when the heat and air comes on, but only under my bed. Is there any way to fix this problem? HELP!