I'm planning to insulate my 1940 Cap Code in the next few months and I had a few questions. What type of insulation should I get since I don't hav...
i just bought an house built in the 60s, but apparently, the hot water heater (40 gallons) is only around 10 years old.but...in this house we can't...
My pool is 4' deep by 18' wide and I would like anyone to give me ideas on building and designing a deck 3' all the way around with three sections ...
Is is necessary to use an underlayment, such as plywood, over the concrete in order to put down a vinyl covering? thanks in advance....
We are considering converting our attic into two bedrooms. The attic is unfinished - (floor joists exposed). The floor joists are 6 inches. Are ...
I would like to open up my kitchen wall to build a breakfast bar. How do I go about it?
I would like to try to repaaint my kitchen cabinets myself, rather than having them completely replaced. They are wood cabinents (but are pretty ch...
I live in a (1800 sq ft.) house built in 1959-60 that has what I think is the original GMC boiler that produces hot water and heat via baseboard ra...
I need to get something to remove mildew from the asphalt shingles on my house. Whats something that I could use.I live in Floria.
FYISee the pro's opinion of Bob at the Fine Homebuilding's BREAKTIME discussion Group:http://www.taunton.com/fh/THREAD:Who thinks Bob Villa is wort...
We are just beginning to build our own home ourselves and need some suggestions on block foundations. Where do we start?
Is it cost effective or even feasible to add a basement to an existing home? We currently have an older remodeled home that we love. The only dra...
I have a shelf mantle piece, 54" long and 4" top to bottom. It is hollow except for a support board across the middle. It is surprisingly heavy, ...
My builder built the chimney too short and the flu too small. As a result we need a draft inducer. Can anyone recommend one? Price is not a cons...
Need information on calculating load and heating specs for building addition. Home addition is in Humbolt county, California.
We are building a new house and want to waterproof the drywall walls in our garage so I can wash cars without damaging the walls. Due to expense, ...
When were are either the running the washing machine, dishwasher, running water at the sick or flushing toilet there is a gurgling sounds when the ...
Hi gang,Anyone have comments on getting a prefab house built?Bruce,email@example.com