I have a split entry w/a lower walkout (blecch-- but thats another story).The house was built in the early 70's prior to the energy saving efforts....
I recently pulled the very old linoleum up from my dining room floor. The hard wood below is beautiful, and I want to refurbish it. Most of the l...
I have an older Craftsman band saw. The blades keep breaking on me. I suspect that I do not have it adjusted right. What would cause the blades to ...
Does anyone have "heat mirror" (polyester film between the 2 panes of glass)in their windows & does it really work???
I'd like to save a few dollars by installing wall-to-wall carpet myself, but cannot find any information (here or elsewhere) on how to go about it....
any suggestions on the best way to stucco mycabin in alaska. it's built out of concreteblock (to keep the bears out) I was considering putting wire...
I don't know anything about home repair,(at least where roofing is involved)and I am thinking of buying this house, but it has a gray stoneporch on...
I have a shower in the master bath with tile and grout on two sides and glass enclosure on the other 3 sides. The grout (about 1/2 inches) between ...
I'm about to buy another gas grill, and it's becoming more difficlut to make an informed decision because even ConsumerReports/Digest, etc. have th...
What is the best way possible to cut plexiglass without causing it to crack or disform?
I am experiencing an electrical outage in 2 outlets. they are in different rooms, and yet appear to be on the same circuit. However nothing else on...
I am going to install french doors off the dining room to an outdoor porch on a red brick house. Any tips, suggestions, or cautions are welcome. ...
How do I know which side of the old fashioned black wrought iron latches goes on which side of a door or closet?
Our home was built in the late 70's and the ceilings are a rough bubble texture. Not wanting to use tons of paint to freshen them up, we have decid...
i have a living room that is 16x20 with 10ft ceiling. I want to build a false fireplace with a nice mantle that will be sized correctly to the room...
Has anyone ever heard of or used silverline windows? If so, do you like them or have you had problems?
Does anyone have any input on a siding product called Hardie Plank? It looks like cedar clapboard but it's made out of cement and fiber. My build...
I'm remodeling my basement and just got an electrical permit. The inspector told me that lighting fixtures can't be mixed with general outlets on a...