Need instructions on making a rope banister/railing for a narrow stairwell. Any ideas? Boating and knot books don't seem to have the answers.
My husband and I are looking at a Farmhousebuilt in 1895. My husband agrees it needs to be inspected for foundation electric heatingplumbing. But I...
I am in search of learning how to build an outdoor bench. Does anyone have any clue?
we have an eclosed sunroom that has an unlevel concrete floor. we want to raise the floor and level it. we need to know the best way to do this. w...
I saw a "Home Again" show some time back that showed Bob at a surplus store (??) that had a bunch of wrought iron gates and short fence pieces. Do...
I just watch the Elmwwod Neighborhood project on restoring a Victorian porch. In the episode, a device was buried to check for carpenter ant activ...
I have seen on your show places that you visited for old or salvagable material. I know there isn't any located in my area,(KY) however I am willin...
The TV show is broadcast in St. Louis MO at a time that I cannot watch it. A friend tells me that one of the advertisers is a company that will re...
Upon removing the old carpet from my staircase. I found the stairs have a quarter to half inch gap from the wall. How can I repair this. I want to ...
Hi,I am purchasing a new house. The installed AC unit is slightly graded. Will this cause a performance problem? Should I ask the builder to level...
Hello all... Just a quick question or two to see what you think. My bathroom ceiling has begun to leak for the past few months, tearing down all ...
I am looking for a home improvement book club for my husband for his birthday. What I have in mind is something where he gets a book a month, each ...
my condo has stained cedar siding. in the spring carpenter bees bore into the wood (usually the horizontal fascia boards, also cedar) and then th...
I have a log house that my father built in 1978. It has a 6" beam construction overlayed with 2x6" tongue and groove. On top of that is 4" foam cor...
My husband and I are considering purchasing an 1848 antebellum mansion in Tennessee. We want to renovate and restore it for a Bed & Breakfast. Tr...
Does anyone have a method of joining 2 small pieces of aluminum flashing together (to form a "T").Thank You.
Does anyone have any good internet sites that sell antique/old doorknob or drawer pulls? I like the glass kind that you find in older houses but I'...
What is the best way to maintain older cedar shingle roofs? What is the best way to do so? I have seen neighbors having their roofs sprayed (I as...
I recently removed some old wallpaper in our house. The drywall underneath is in great shape, but in some spots a layer of the drywall came off wi...
My sisters house was built 45 years ago. They have a Springsoft "Dominator" water treatment system currently hooked up to their plumbing from thei...