Hey, I recently wrote a book about ***** Homes and would love to get a copy to Bob Vila. Anyone know HOW to mail him something and actually have ...
We recently bought an old house--probably originally built in 1841. It's been moved, added to and remodeled over the years. We have taken up carp...
I have a house that is wood sided. What is the proper way to go about installing vinyl siding? Can the siding go directly on the wood siding? Does ...
hi~i have a 6 month old son and he'll be walking soon so im trying to find the best way to build wall unit open shelves for the kitchen. im getting...
We are in the process of a remodeling project, combining old with new. In the old part, I want to repaint the step railing, wainscotting, and othe...
I have an electric hedge trimmer and I'm wondering what type of maintenance I need to do to keep it in working order. (oil the blades, sharpen blad...
I have a house built in 1910. It has oak and red fur trim, but after almost 100 years it is nicked, paint splattered and looks like old skin. Is th...
Has there been a change in standards since my house was built 11 years ago? All the doors in my house are 79" (tall) doors. All I can find now are ...
I am trying to build some oak cabinet doors and I would like to use a classic ogee bit but I don't know what size bit to use. I need it in a 1/4 sh...
The new "old" house we bought has really old wallpaper everywhere! Some friends have suggested rather than tearing it off to just paint over top of...
The front of my house, built 1939, is constructed of sandstone and limestone blocks which have been covered in one layer of paint. I want to remov...
Hi, does anyone know of a company that supplies dimensional sand stone or limestone (for walls) on the East Coast, especially close to Florida???Th...
I have a 50's style ranch house with a cathedral ceiling made of 2x8's. Part of the peak of the roof extends beyond the living area outside to form...
Hi,Our 1858 house has several...ok, alot of doors, that are four panel original wooden doors. Many have been painted several times. Most of these h...
Hi,I am buying a colonial New England home built in 1858. The house is white with black trim. I read a few years back that during the time of colon...
We are having our first home built, and it has a great room with hardwood floors. I have never had a room that necessitated positioning the sofa in...
i am making a wooden hellicoptor and hellicoptor launcher for a school project. Is there anyone out there with any good ideas, plans or websites pl...
I need to install a new sliding glass door, can anyone let me know if this is something that can be done by an average do-it-yourselfer?