I hired a contractor but he cant seem to finish the job one excuse after another. he framed it and leveled wood out to pour but there are gaps on b...
we are at the point of choosing to go with a home building kit or engaging a local building. It does appear that the home building kit is a bit pri...
which way to go: drilling or jackhammer? we are in a rocky area. Both methods have been used in our area. What's the difference?
During construction of a new home, the floor joists and plywood subflooring were subjected to significant rain. The house is now closed in, but mo...
I'm hoping for an inexpensive, creative kitchen countertop idea which would be heat tolerant, stain resistant, and repairable. No grout would be a ...
Can you cut cast marble into tiles and lay it like you would ceramic tile? And can I polish out scratches or refinish the surface to make it look l...
Hi,This must be a common problem as I had it in my 8 year old townhouse as well.My house is 2-years old. We worked closely with the builder during...
I am using coregated aluminum to cover walls in laundry room and haven't been able to easily cut the aluminum. What should I be using?
I live in a 3 year old home, and just about 3 weeks ago the water pipes have started whining like a banshee! I have tried opening up all the faucet...
We currently have a wood deck on the front of our home. It is roughly 4' x 10' and is 3' above slightly sloping ground. We want it removed and a ...
Has Bob done a program on converting a screened porch to a Sun Room? Anyone with experience in that area? Any good technical guidebooks, videotap...
I am stumped in how to finish a wainscoting project. I am installing wainscoting on the basement stairs. The stairs to the basement make a 90 degr...
I need to find a source for support brackets for a stair rail. It seems that someone here on the old BBS used to mention an online catalogue that ...
Hello, I just built a planter box. I used pressure treated wood. My question is: Do I have painting options with pressure treated wood? We would ...
I am trying to find out the name of a tool I saw on television. It was a compressed air nail gun, but it was small and looked like a palm sander.
I'm installing a BHK Uniclic Laminate floor over concrete. Do I only cut planks on the first three rows? When I tape down the poly sheeting, do I t...
Anyone have an idea how I can flash 4x4 posts that penetrate thru a shingle roof (3-tab) ?
Does anyone happen to know if adding recessed lighting to an old house will decrease the value/ classification in the eyes of preservationists?
Looking for advice on flashing a 4 x 4 post that penetrates thru the roof for a widows walk. The roof is a 8 pitch 3-tab ashpalt shingle
In the process of purchasing a home in NE Pa. This will be first home with crawl space.Currently the space has pea stone and the insulation between...