We recently removed a closet from a room and the floor(tonque & groove)had been cut away where the closet walls were. We would like to know how to ...
I'm trying to construct a balcony/deck over a dry storage space.I want to use redwood decking for the deck surface. The deck boards have spaces and...
I AM BUILDING A TWO STORY STEEL FRAMED HOUSE IN BIRMINGHAM, AL. THE WALLS WILL BE BRICK. OSB SHEATING, 7/8 STEEL HAT , 3 5/8 STEEL STUD, 7/8 HAT, 1...
I have three light switches (side by side) in the livingroom of a house I just bought. One switch powers the outside light, the second powers the l...
I am thinking about remodeling an old house. This 1880s (?) clapboard-sided structure has not had any paint for at least thirty years. I'd like t...
I live in a 90 year old farmhouse with tall but narrow windows. I would like to replacethe windows with some that are wider. I'm atbest an averag...
I want to get a couple of skylights installed on a steep pitched roof. I have been told they will always leak if the roof is too steep, and also t...
In normal conditions are vapor barriers in basements installed after the insulation towards the living area?
I WOULD LIKE TO FIND PATTERN TO MAKE THEBASKETS I HAVE SEEN MADEOF LANDSCAPING TIMBERS.
Hi BobWhen I was in Indianapolis, IN. I saw some contractor using a Plastic Grate to make a driveway. They worked the ground so the grate could be ...
My husband and I just purchased a home that is 80% complete - finishing work still needs to be done on the inside. I am looking for a person to bu...
I have a 70' x 30' with cinderblock wall basement. With an 80' x 30' army barracks sitting on top of it. The basement was the original house and h...
I'm looking for info on a clear,plastic,flexible piping/tubing that is used for plumbing.It can stand up to 250 lbs psi. To connect the tubing, the...
My home is built on the side of a hill. On the backside of the house, there is a 10'cement block wall supporting the garage. Whenever it rains, t...
My co-worker and her husband are moving to Michigan. He wants to build a block/brick home, but she says it will be hard to heat, especially in such...
The subflooring in a small bedroom needs to be replaced. Someone recommended "scabbing" by cutting the subflooring near the wall studs, then putti...
I have an idea to use drywall compound and or texture paint to cover the top 5 feet of my darkly panelled basement. I also have an idea to use a l...
OK call me crazy, but I need some help restoring 100 year old tile. I live in Belgium where I work for the US Government. The house we live in ha...