My southern California home was the original ranch house for a lemon and orange grove in the mid '40's. We've lived in it since '82 and have never ...
My wife and I recently built a new home and we have several great pine trees around the front yard. However, at this time of year, there are numer...
My wife and I recently built a new home and in the doorway to one of the second bedrooms on the second floor, there is a loose floor board. Is the...
I am considering finishing off the laundry room in my basement and converting it into an office. Can anyone provide a rough estimate on how much i...
Does anyone know where I might find instructions on how to build a fireplace mantle using decorative molding. Thank you.
I have a small house to renovate and want to make it a Cape Code style inside and later outside. Is there a good publication to use as a reference?
Hi, I'm in the process of remodeling my basement and as such have completely redone the ducting of my forced hot air furnace in the bottom floor. I...
We were watching Bob Vila the other day (it was a rerun!) and he used wood tiles he cut from 2x4's or 2X6's as flooring tiles in a kitchen. It was ...
I want to get my brother a kit to make a wood plane if such a thing is available. does anyone know of such a thing. If not, can someone give me i...
I am wondering if anyone makes a multi-purpose nail gin that can do siding/standard nailing and roofing. I would assume there would be some parts t...
I planted mums,astres,barberry, golden vicory etc this past summer. I live in Ohio and am wondering if I need to mulch in the items? I have acess t...
I currently have steam heating with cast iron radiators. Can this system be converted to radiant floor heating in specific rooms?
I just bought a house and the former owner had vines growing on the vinyl siding. I removed the vines because they were an eye sore. But now I ha...
I am preparing to finish my basement. It currently has a foil faced fiberglass insulation riveted to the concrete perimeter walls. My question is ...
hi!i've pulled up the carpet in my house to expose the concrete underneath (going to acid stain it). here's the problem: some of the nails in the...
posted July 06, 2001 08:55 PM --------------------------------------------------------------------------------The interior 1 x 6 wood f...
New Construction Hot Tub Room, constructed on the end of the house -so- 3 outside walls, many windows (tinted), concrete slab, Michigan. Planning ...
My husband and I are building a 1 1/2 story home and we are interested in installing a whole house fan. Our questions are ... Will these fans work ...
PLEASE HELP!!!!! I HAVE ASKED THIS QUESTION BEFORE AND RECIEVED NO RESPONSE. I KNOW THAT SOMEONE OUT THERE KNOWS THE ANSWER. PLEASE REFER TO PREVIO...
Our roof is the house's original, has had no problems though it is time to be replaced, and is at a somewhat shallow pitch. One contractor says it...