I currently have three flourescent lights in my family room and want to convert to recessed lights. How do I know where to place the cans? The ro...
I am getting ready to install a new metal roof on my home. I need to know how to build a "cricket" behind my chimney ASAP! Please help.
what is the most straightforward way to insulate an existing ceiling?should i rip out the drywall,add a layer of something and reapply new drywall?...
Hi guys! I am in the process of remodeling an old post and beam barn into a house. I will insullate with 6" of NUWOOL. The question is: I would lik...
I am trying to locate information on putting a concrete foundation on an existing wood-framed cottage that was built in 1928. It is presently on ce...
I'm putting in 24 inch whole house fan but running in to a concern with clearance. It's a tri level with a attic that has about 3 feet clearance b...
I plan on cleaning kitchen cabinets, not refinish or replace. I view a two step process: (1)clean with steel wool and WHAT? (TSP, Paint Thinner, or...
I have 17 Steel Kitchen cabinets from 1957-58 configured in 9 modules when my parents had the apartment remodeled. The building is going to be gut ...
i have several ceilings that were drywalled and the taping job is very bad and very visible. we were considering a faux "tin" ceiling tile(paper)th...
On some home improvement show(not this one...oops) I saw the hosts make wall paper out of brown packaging paper. It was tore into pieces and then d...
Could anyone explain the correct way to measure stairs and hallways for carpeting. I'm preparing to sell my home and do not want to invest money i...
I am having problems with applying paint to the newly finished drywall in my family room addition. The drywall was taped and finished by a drywall...
The oil-based Benjamin Moore paint on our large roofed porch which faces south is peeling once again near the porch edges, I suppose due to winter ...
We need to replace our front porch floor, the foundation is fine. The porch is covered, and is 8 X 25 ft. Currently the porch flooring is a tongue ...
We have a small, flat roof porch that was recently resurfaced with rubber and tar. The contractor said to put something on top of it before we use ...
my husband and i just bought a house built in the early 70's; dark brown cedar is everywhere! i took off cedar in the living room that covers 3 co...
I had badly overgrown moneygrass in flowerbed. I dug up the area but seems like it might grow back. Any idea on how to insure it doesnt grow back...
I will be painting my house this weekend with an oil-based primer over oil paint and then using latex-based paint. I've got a 1940's house with th...