What's "knob and tube"?
I recently had a mason look at my concrete block basement wall, which is bowing slightly, and has horizontal cracking along the mortar joints. He d...
Any reason why I should not buy a house with aluminum wiring? I don't know anything about it.
We are finishing the bathroom in the basement of a house we recently purchased. The bathroom walls are finished, but the distance from the wall to...
I recently aquired an oak Headpiece, it looks like the head to a waterbed. It has cabinets with glass doors and a mirror in between the two cabine...
We've carpeted half of our basement and used a latex based sealer first. We now want to lay ceramic tile under the bar area and have heard mixed o...
We recently carpeted half of our basement and used a latex based sealer first. We now want to do a section of the floor with ceramic tile and are c...
We have a home in the Pacific Northwest...where we get lots of rain. The majority of our property is above and behind our home and is a rocky hill...
My friends outside lights are not turning on. She has a timer system that automatically turns them on. When I checked, it appears the timer is no...
Our house is built of concrete block with (I imagine) some sort of plaster over it. It was built in 1946, so it has many layers of paint, and it sh...
Is there any way to repair/conceal stains and places where the enamel is eroding on an old metal sink or bath tub?
I am tiling my bathroom floor.. I have taken it down to the bare concrete and have removed as much of the previous glue as possible... I am trying ...
Hi Bob:I'm interested in building a 100 gallon, acrylic fishtank. Any ideas, or instructions?Thanks!Lauri
I was wondering if anybody had heard anything good or bad about this product. It is a "space shuttle technology" that is sprayed on over wood/stuc...
I would like to build an outdoor clothesline. I have a large deck. A reel-type line might work for me. What materials do I need? How do I plan ...
We live in a ranch house & I'd like to add a dormer to the attic and have a Master Suite w/ sitting room up there. There are already stairs to the...
I have an oil fired hot water baseboard heating system which is producing a layer of soot upstairs which seems to attract to plastic. It gets on ...
I have a forced hot air by oil system in my house. Every time the unit comes on there is the smell of burning oil throughout my house. It just st...