How does one effectively and quickly remove textured sand paint from plaster walls?
My wife and I purchased a beautiful old brick house. We are currently remodeling the bathroom and would like to expose the brick walls. Unfortuna...
I saw a show a while ago that had a deck made out of Ipe, a Brazilian? mardwood. Bob Vila mentioned that it was available at a reasonable price - c...
I am starting to paint my front porch. I have a brick porch and I am wondering how I can remove the old paint. Thank You
I recently redecorated my bathroom. The walls are painted with a semi-gloss paint. I put a border around the top. I used sizing, and a wallpaper ...
there is a stop on my new saw at 31.62 degrees. What is that stop used for? I am a novice in the use for the saw
I have a concrete patio which is about 18" high. I also have a toddler who can open the sliding doos onto the patio and get out. Can I put pavers...
We are looking to build a home on a lot that had a sediment pond on it for several months. It has recently been drained and packed (about 25 feet)....
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...