I live in western Canada and have recently purchased a traditional English tudor house built in 1940 that still has the original single-pane leaded...
Hi!I just started using my heat-gun on an indoor project. I am trying to strip a vertical, narrow piece of wood. I do not know how to use the heat-...
I removed the 30 year old rug in the living room of my rented apt. and found that the old pad had hardened and resistant even to scrapping. Does an...
i have recently purchased a home (farmhouse style built in approximately 1923 of wood frame construction) with essentially no foundation (the home ...
I have a "breezeway" room that connects my garage to the main house. It has a concrete slab floor that had settled and cracked somewhat (house is ...
I remove a bearing wall that held up beams, what is the best was to shore up these beams, without rebuilding a bearing wall again, so they will hold.
Yes,I was wondering how long should it take after a five day good rain for a sump to get rid of all the water from under the house and stop running...
We replaced a sink and cabinet that was made in the 50's. Both aluminum strip moldings were ruined and I would like to know if these aluminum strip...
I've removes the cove molding and glue from my condo walls. I've finished patching & painting the area & would now like to install a smaller basebo...
Can you suggest a way to remove both silicone and latex caulking from a fiberglass tub enclosure?Thanks, Joe
I have a basement remodeling project underway and I am getting close to flooring it. I would like to carpet it but am not sure about leveling the c...
I need to remove paint from interior door hinges, but don't want to destroy the original finish. They are steel hinges, dark 'oil-rubbed bronze fin...
Help...I just got new vinyl replacement windows and I want to make sure they were installed correctly. When I walked around during installation, I...
Where can I find a riser and tread piece that fastens onto a stringer that was on one of the shows. It fastens to a 2x stringer with screws and yo...
I moved into a house with attached 2 1/2 car garage last year and would like to use it for a workshop-car maintenace, but it is too hot in the summ...
I am considering the purchase of a Goodman 92% GMPN60-3 gas furnace.Is Goodman a reliable brand?
I am using Henry Universal Underlayment 547 to skim coat old floor tile. After drying it shows some cracking along some of the underlying tile sea...
Against the advice of a local expert, my husband and I decided to go with white grout when we tiled our kitchen floor. Now, even though we sealed ...
I have a stall shower that is draining very slow. After repeated attempts with liquid plumber and Drano to no avail I tried taking off the strainer...
My husband and I are moving to Connecticut. We need to find a good carpenter in Hartford, CT to create built-ins to turn a large family room into ...