I'm in the process relocating a 3way switch and wanted to know if it's necessary to use an electrical switch box in the wall or can I just hook up ...
Working with wood I would like to attach the top to the sides without exposing the screws. I realize I can angle the screw in and would like this ...
We live in MA and the house that we bought last year has a pretty badly stained roof. There is also moss growing on the roof over the cathedral ce...
I need to hang curtain rods up in my 1935 house and the walls are lathe and plaster. Anybody know the proper tools/methods for hanging things on th...
We are trying to strip a mantle & surround that could beanywhere from 60-100 years old. There are about 3 layers of paint on it. I'm sure , due to...
I have a Dutch Colonial house with a third floor attic room that spans the entire length of the house. The previous owners finished half of it and...
I have a problem with my slab. I bought the house and found that they had replaced the piping overhead because the pipe leaked in the slab. When I ...
Hi can someone give me some advise on a 0-clearance fireplace? I'm not sure what it is and the builder is suggesting one.Thanks! Michael
Hi all, I am not sure if this is the right place to post this. I purchased a vehicle that had been spray painted. Most of the paint came off ea...
My wife and I are just getting our lives started and purchased a house (Feb. '99) for the first time. Weeks after moving in we discovered the basem...
On Sat. June 17th on Cablevision(Westchester NY) there was a rerun of a 1995 Bob Villa show dealing with a couple(his name was Walter)who designed ...
the bottom half of one of my sliding glass patio doors is severely scratched from the continuous scratching by a large dog--is there any way of rem...
What is the purpose of having a hot water line running back into the hot water heater through the drain? I have never seen this before.
I turned the water off to the house to cap some old supply pipes. The shower pipes are dry but the toilet pipe continues to leak water out. I ope...
We have a passive solar house, built on a slab, so we have no basement. We also do not have air conditioning, nor would our budget afford that exp...
Just had an exposed aggregate patio put in three days ago. There is a gray powder/residue all over it coveringt he stones. How do I get this off? A...
Any suggestions on how I can remove mortar off the face of an existing brick fireplace ?The former owners had installed a marble enclosure in front...
Hollywood- You appear to have a great deal of knowledge in this field and my question is in reference to the new refrigerant R410. What is the norm...
I need to cut off about 1 1/2 inches from the bottom of a Larson storm door. Any advice as to the best type of circular saw blade to use? I've be...