My wife and I just moved into a historic house. The former owners built a brick patio,two sides of which come into contact with thehouse, against t...
I am seeking information and feedback from contractors and homeowners who have built/lived in ICF (insulated concrete form) homes.If you have had a...
I own a home that was built in 1938. The rafters are sagging. I checkedd the way the roof was built and this is what I found. 1) The walls are not ...
I would like to add wood columns under the center beam of my vaulted ceiling, like a colonnade [decorative only...not support].I'd like to build sq...
I need to update my 1904 two and a half story with wrap around porch and 20 x 34 newer addition.Where to begin? The roof is some asphalt and tin o...
We have an antique apron front sink that we would like to use in our kitchen remodelling project.We are fine with the plumbing aspects of it,but ar...
My master bath outlet is connected downstream to a GFI outlet in a ajoining bathroom. My problem is that my wife's hair dryer does not work on the...
I have stained kitchen cabinets that I need to clean. I am not sure of the wood, it is a softer wood...pine or birch? My problem is on top of the...
I want to create detailed mosaic tile art at my workbench on 1/2" backerboard then install them upon completion at a different location on a concre...
Question? Does someone have a list of width of some standard size boards? I bought a 1x10 thinking it was 10 inches wide but alas it is not. Any...
Hello,Is there a "proper" height to install chair railing in a formal dining room? Or just waste level? Thanks.
I would like to have someone setup an electrical outlet from the electrical box outside the house to my backyard. What are the requirements on run...
What is the best way to repair a set of front steps that are made out of irregularly-shaped limestone rock? The pieces are fairly large, ~8in. X 1...
Hello,My blacktop driveway was installed last fall. They told me to start sealing it after one year. I have never sealed a driveway before (stone...
I just purchased this saw from ***** . when I got home i tried to adjust the fence and the throat plate as per the directions. There is no way to a...
I have purchased a new home with a partly finished basement. To keep the space dry, I purchased a dehumidifier. I'm tired of dumping the water ea...
I have moved to Michigan just within the last few years from South Carolina. As most know, basements are not as common down in the south as they ...
We are gearing up to start major renovations on our house beginning the end of August, through sometime in December. We have to live in the house ...