Hi,I would like to "plaster" over an exterior brick wall with cement to get a uniform look but have been advised that the brick needs to breathe an...
I'm thinking of switching over to a tankless water heater for our ranch home of approx 2400 sq ft (upstairs and basement). Does anyone have any op...
I love Bob Vila's shows but safety does not seem to be a priority.I have been in construction for over ten years and have seen many avoidable accid...
I am painting all of a 800 square foot apartment, including ceilings and primer. Has anyone used any or (more helpfully) all three types of paint ...
After 84 straight days of no rain, we are now receiving rain about every other day. Now we have been faced with a small problem - water coming int...
I'm having a gas fireplace installed in the basement. It will sit on wood or concrete board right on the floor as I would like the hearth to be lev...
Hi all, I've got three quotes from roofing contractors for my roof. It's a pretty shallow pitched roof. Two of the three want to remove the old r...
Does anyone have a good idea on how to fill in gaps between pine flooring. I've heard of using rope, wood filler, sawdust with sealant?
Recently bought a house...the former owners must have had a lot of pictures!! There are holes in the walls all over the place! The main areas, fo...
I just bought a 90 year old house. After stripping the chipped paint off the window sills in the bathroom, I found semi rotted wood underneath. I w...
Hi, all,I just removed wallpaper using Dif. Following the directions, I washed the walls thoroughly with warm water and a sponge before priming wi...
What type of wire should be used for wiring alarm contacts? Can phone wire be used?
Does anyone know if there is an alarm sensor that can be put on a satellite coaxial cable in the house that would detect when someone disconnected ...
I have a 75-year-old house with steam radiators and a gas furnace. Some of the radiators work fine, most of the time, then suddenly they don't, whi...
I'm adding a bathroom addition onto my house and would like to build a large (5' diameter) roman-style tub. This would also double as a shower room...
PLease! Do you cut walls first, then paint the walls , or do you paint first, then cut?
I want to refinish my hardwood floors throughout our home. I need to know how to start, what products are better than others, how many coats of cl...
When did the 3.5 gallon toilet production stop. I have built a Carriage House with a half bath and a contractor neighbor gave me a toilet that he b...