Hi, we are planning on finishing the basement of our new house and are wondering if it is really necessary to insulate to poured concrete walls. W...
I have recently gutted my house. I'm to the step of adding insulation. Some people tell me to to put up R-13 w/ vapor barrier. They also tell me ...
I have just purchased an older home that has a very odd plaster stucco throughout the main cavity of the house (entry hallway, stairwell, upstairs ...
I want to replace my old crumbling bath tile with an all encompassing tub/shower plastic install. Any advise on how I should start this project?
Need abc's on how to do stairs. Nothing fancy here, just a straight staircase with walls on both sides. Stringer basics are needed asap..Thanks
I remember seeing a compact stainless steel dishwasher on one of the older shows and would like to know the brand name, or where to get one.I belie...
This might seem a silly question, what is a dado blade for tablesaws and wher do you use it for. My own language is dutch and when I look up the wo...
We just moved to a new house with our old fridge. The door opens the wrong way for our new kitchen. I was told they can easily be switched. Any ...
Friend wants to finish a room that has 30'wall that butts up against a neighbor's fence. We're talking 3/4" plywood that has no paint and no siding...
I was installing track lighting in my kitchen this evening when I encountered a problem. Wiring from the ceiling was white, black and Red. Natura...
How do I fix nail pops in the celing of my house?I understand that you have to pound the nail back in, and put a dry wall screw next to it. I hear...
I bought a house last summer (40 year old suburban ranch) that had trim up in many of the room corners that abut the rear wall of the house. Behin...
how easy is it to convert bathtub fixtures to accomodate a shower combo fixture and what tools do I need.
Hoping someone can help with this question. I am installing new tile in an existing bathroom. The existing floor is tile over a 2 inch mortar bed. ...
I have an internal brick fireplace (not on outside wall)that separates the living room and the family room. The brick extends 6-8 feet and is 6 fe...
I am in the process of renovation my home, which is a farm house built in 1861. I would like to learn more about the construction techniques used ...
We have bought a house built in the 1980's when our area of TEXAS was still the wild wild west, so we are not talking skilled craftsmen here. My f...
There is a high pitched noise that seems to be coming from plumbing lines. Occurs when water is turned on or during the night apparently when heat ...
In my home I have dark wood stained kitchen cabibets and would like to refinsh them to make them a lighter color. How do I get the old stain off ...
Am planning tub removal and replacement and ordering cbu. Does cbu need to go all the way to the floor or does it just go to the top lip of the bat...