I need some advice on how to fixed some scratched wood. The wood is on top of a half-wall above a stair case. My cat has jumped on it a few times...
How large a gap between drywall panels is acceptable? Can pros get away with bigger gaps than amateurs? Can gaps in drywall installed on the ceil...
I am having a problem with water leaking down my vent pipes on my recently purchased house. I don't know if the person who installed the flashing k...
We have to build a retaining wall in our backyard. Our home's foundation is exposed and we are losing our backyard. How does concrete measure up to...
I saw somewhere that I could get a portable air tank and convert it to an air supply for use w/finish or brad nail gun w/o having to lug the compr...
PLEASE help! My "Darling" insists on installing the new floor AFTER the appliances are installed.I say the floor goes in now BEFORE anything goes i...
I have a home that was built in 1904 and has the original wood storm windows. I want to replace the storm windows with new exterior storm windows a...
Our upstairs toilet always has to be flushed twice before it flushes completely. What could be causing this problem?Thanks for your help.
I'm designing a bathroom that is tiled on the floor and walls so that it can be used as a roll-in shower room. I'm looking for a waterproof light ...
We recently purchased a home that has 1" square mirror tiles glued to one of the bedroom walls. Can anyone tell me how to remove them safely?
I am looking for these little adjustable feet that go underneath the four legs of a radiator, I am not sure waht they are called. I have looked a...
Can I safely re-excavate and lower my basement floor?I have a 1908 house in Minnesota with a ridiculously bumpy concrete slab in the basement. Som...
We moved into a new house last year with a deck out back. It appears to have been painted with brown latex paint, which is now peeling. Everythin...
Flapper will not position-floats when tank is filling and will not close. Replaced with new and same result. Any suggestions?
I've heard of headless screws that can be used through carpet to stop floors from squeaking but can't find them. Does anyone know were they can be...
Can anyone give me some advice. I am installing a small a/c unit into a sideways sliding window. I was told that I will need to get plex glass to...
We are still looking for a suitable finish for our porch which is exposed to fairly severe weather. Someone suggested that we find out if varnish ...
Are there any disadvantages to sheathing a new house in 1/2" plywood vs 1/2" Celotex? Opinions on which is better are appreciated.
We have installed and treated the treads with "sand & seal", now wishing to put a finish on them to match closer to the mannington engineered wood ...
I've heard of headless screws that can be used through carpet to stop floors from squeaking but can't find them. Does anyone know were they can be ...