I have been building our 2 story Prarrie Farm house and am ready to install the stairway. My wife is set on the over-the-post handrail, (the most ...
How would I go about installing baseboard molding on a plaster/concrete wall? There is about a half inch of plaster with concrete and brick behind it.
What is the "sequence" of insulating material I should use for my (concrete poured) basement walls (ie: 1st vapor barrier, insulation, etc)?? Thanks
I have ceramic tile in the bathroom but there is about a 1/3 inch gap between the tile and the bottom baseboard. Should I try caulking the gap??
help me please I can't seem to find anyone that knows how to re-silver the backs of old mirrors. can you help!!
we are buying an older home with sprayed on acoustic, textured ceilings, and the building inspector believes that due to the age of the home, there...
Help.....Thought I would suprise my husband (before he gets home from work) by spackeling a newly drywalled room in our home. Where do I begin? ...
The top supports for my eave overhang were not installed prior to roofing. This has caused a roof sag on the ends. The soffit has not yet been inst...
Seeking suggestions for a centralized vacuum system (we have allergies) remodel on a 1960's ranch-style home. Is routing the system through the at...
The basement in my home was poured in the late thirties. I have recently turned it into an apartment and now I need to know what can be done to st...
We have a lot of mold underneath vinyl that was put down around 6 months ago onto an untreated concrete basement floor. We are assuming that the m...
My house is 60+ yrs old and the outlets are the two-prong style and black in color and I would like to replace several of them in my house.Can I ch...
My camper has a low voltage system and I was wondering if it is possible to put such a system in the new house we are gong to build this summer. Su...
I am finishing out rooms in a block basement in Wisconsin. The basement is at grade in front of the house and exposed in the back., with side wall...
I am interested in fixing up my garage so I can put some workout equipment in it. Currently, the garage has hardy plank siding, no drywall, no ins...
Has anyone heard of a newer and less expensive alternative to Hot Tar and pebbles for a roof in the NorthEastern US with a pitch of 2:12? Also is t...
We are removing our glass railing from our recently fire damaged deck. We would like to reuse the glass for our new home. There is an aluminum/ce...
I've heard of putting a drop or two of vanilla into a gallon of paint to cut the odor. Does this work? Anything better?
I have a craftman 1/2 hp garage door opener that now only opens and shuts half way. I have no manual. Any advice?
My new home has multiple areas of peeling paint. We have been scraping, and sanding but seem to get nowhere fast. We do not want to have to redo th...