My basement has never flooded or shown any signs of water except for slight efflouresence and a moderately damp concrete floor. I'm looking for a ...
I have a concrete floor in my basement and I want to have carpet installed. The basement is dry and I am hoping to save as much headroom as possibl...
Is it normal in a new house to actually be able to tell when you are standing on a joist or standing in between two joists?I have parquet flooring ...
HELP!!! I own a old home and I'd like to install ceramic tile over the existing hardwood floor, which is warped and uneven. Should I nail the con...
I understand that a Swedish company makes a floor sander that leaves no dust and does not require a mask to be worn. Anyone know about it?
Hello,I am having a professional painter paint the interior of my home in the next few weeks. I have seen different paint brands such as Behr, Ralp...
I'm tired of messing with burned out remote control on a HamptonBay ceiling fan (ReddingtonII). I'm going to swap out the rc module and replace wi...
I just moved into this home built in the 60's. Its heating system is hot water heat. The first floor pipes heat just fine. However, the hot wate...
I am in the process of converting a two car garage into an efficiency apartment. I have installed the necessary walls but have run into a problem w...
House has (don't know the right name) criss-cross wood supports on 2-foot center instead of 2*X joists. Insulation support rods don't stay in plac...
I heard so many philosophies on this topic. I have built my walls out of 2x4s and stood the wall about 1-2 inches away from the poured concrete fo...
the house i'm moving into has a heat pump AC system. the indoor unit is in the middle of the house and is over 20 years old (SEER 10). The outdoo...
I have a "single pipe" steam heat system in my 1930s home. I had a radiator sandblasted and it seems some kind of emergancy releif cap (emergancy ...
I am about to replace my old sliding doors with a new "RSL Inc. Patio Door" door that I purchased from Lowe's. These doors are supposed to be a di...
I want to replace my ancient oil burner and blower. I do all my own repairs and renovations on my home, have for years. It seems that the dealers...
I recently had AT&T Broadband at my house to install a cable for internet access. However, they refuse to snake any wires. All of my utilities ar...
Hey all...I have located an inline thermostatic switch for use with 220 baseboard heat. Will it operate a 110 circut? I would never put 220 through...
I bought my house 3 years ago and never had a water leak in the basement. The last couple storms we had i've noticed the carpet was wet under the w...