I am adding larger vinyl windows in a stucco wall. Now I have to cut the stucco to fit the new windows. What is the best way to do this? Thanks ...
My oil fired warm air furnace delivered its last warm air yesterday. I live in Maine, and am not sure if now is a good time to change over to a mor...
I have some basic questions about my heating system. I have a Pennco Series 26 gas boiler and a gravity heating/piping system.How do I go about ble...
Does a 75,000 btu furnace model G26Q3-75-2 by lennox,forced air, enough for a 3,500 sq/ft living space house?
I'm installing some insulation into some 9 1/2 " rafters, I am considering using R 25 bat's which expands to 8 3/4". My question is , is 3/4" air...
I am installing a new roofon a house in Toronto Canada where snow and ice can be an issue. My roofer has told me to use a cross over method in my v...
I noticed down in my basement one of the floor joists has split in 3 places along the grain and up to the sub-floor. The joist has many wires and ...
Do I need a building permit to inclose my front porch?
What is the proper procedure for replacing new block under an addition when the floor joists don't all go the same way so that the floors can go up...
I have just bought a 80 year old home. In the bathroom, I have marlite panels. Does anyone have any suggestions on removal , or painting or paperin...
Hi,I'm think about putting wood laminate flooring down in my kitchen. There are two types of flooring available; the normal stuff (not meant for ki...
I'm moving into a app. 50 year old house. So most of the plugs are 2 pronged. I do need to get some converted to grounded for computers and thing...
I'm in the process relocating a 3way switch and wanted to know if it's necessary to use an electrical switch box in the wall or can I just hook up ...
Working with wood I would like to attach the top to the sides without exposing the screws. I realize I can angle the screw in and would like this ...
We live in MA and the house that we bought last year has a pretty badly stained roof. There is also moss growing on the roof over the cathedral ce...
I need to hang curtain rods up in my 1935 house and the walls are lathe and plaster. Anybody know the proper tools/methods for hanging things on th...
We are trying to strip a mantle & surround that could beanywhere from 60-100 years old. There are about 3 layers of paint on it. I'm sure , due to...
I have a Dutch Colonial house with a third floor attic room that spans the entire length of the house. The previous owners finished half of it and...
I have a problem with my slab. I bought the house and found that they had replaced the piping overhead because the pipe leaked in the slab. When I ...
Hi can someone give me some advise on a 0-clearance fireplace? I'm not sure what it is and the builder is suggesting one.Thanks! Michael