My son's bedroom is the old garage. Under the old carpet is the garage concrete floor. Do I need to etch the concrete with muratic acid before we...
I would like to know about reinforcing a house for hurricanes. I live about 30 miles north of Gulfpirt MA, and while it is not on the beach, you s...
Greetings,I would like to hear opinions on tankless waterheaters. I'm building a new weekend cabin in north Texas and love the idea. Just don't k...
My wooden kitchen cupboards have no knobs or handles for opening. They are stained and varnished oak. They have become dark and gummy on the corne...
I am moving into an apartment on the third floor of a three family and the staircase will allow a queen size mattress up the stairs but not a box s...
An armoire we purchased in an auction has a strong kerosene odor. Any ideas on how to remove it?
If you live in the country, or are sick & tired of high cable tv bills in the city, this is a God-send. I thought there was a catch, but there isn'...
Is there an alternative to putting up rain gutters? We poured the sidewalk and forgot to dig in a drainage tube. Thanks
My house is pier and beam. I have a living area (used to be a single car garage) that is on a slab. I want to take part of that room in and make ...
Are there any insects or animals thateat ticks? I live in Texas, and wehave millions of ticks on our property.
What is the best way to paint panelling? We have the old dark maghogany color panelling on one wall in our living room and we just want to know if...
Does anyone know the manufacturers name that produces solar tube inside lighting? Not to be confused with solatube.
I live in Va, can someone give me a solution for getting rid of all flies that keep coming into my house. Help!
Our house is 70 years old. under the damaged drywall is wall paper, and under that are boards- not lath for plaster, but 1x6 boards, so the walls ...
I'm thinking about adding roof tie downs to my house. My house already has the standard tie downs as required by code. I'm not sure if what I wan...
I am converting an old barn into a place to live. I want to get the look of "old plaster" walls. The walls are covered in older plywood, I have pa...
I've planted an Herb Garden near my back door. Now, I'd like to mask off nearby trash cans. I don't want to use commercialy made trash can enclosu...
My home was built in the early '40's and has distinct musty odors in several rooms. I have tried carpet treatments, air freshners, cedar blocks, e...
I am looking for a contractor to restore a 150 yr old barn. It requires some structural repair. I would also like to remove a portion of it as it w...