I have a stone fireplace, with brick box and chimney. It is rather large, and I don't currently use it. I don't like fireplace inserts. I would l...
How long is a water softner typically take to clean itself out? We have an older one that takes about 3 hours. Also, it is dumped into our sump p...
HOW WOULD ONE GO ABOUT GET SPONCERS FOR A HOUSE I'M REMODLING,I KNOW IT CAN BE DONE BUT I JUST DON'T HOW TO GO ABOUT GETTING STARTED.
I would like to replace the outlets over my kitchen counter with GFCI outlets. The existing outlets are split (the tab on the hot side is broken an...
Installing a disposal on a double bowl sink.Need advice on piping layout. Looks like the wall stubout is too low to accomodate the system. What sho...
I am about to start wrapping the exterior of a small house I am building in Long Island. A contractor I consulted with on the job said that using f...
I have a ventless fireplace. I have 9ft ceiling and the fireplace is approximately 33 inches tall and 3ft wide. The fireplace sits in a wooden fram...
I am about to start wrapping the exterior of a small house I am building in Long Island. A contractor I consulted with on the job said that using ...
I've recently developed some interests in the exploratory study intoincorporating solid by-products of agricultural wastes particles/fibres/flakes/...
I know this subject has been covered several times but I have a slightly different question. I'm going to run power from the load center in my hous...
My wife wanted more natural light in our kitchen. I helped build our house so I knew what would be involved. I looked into tubular skylights and fo...
We are having some crawl space problems... Our house was built in the late 1800's and has a crawl space under the main portion of the house and a "...
If you have a dirt or gravel floor in your crawlspace you could have a high radon level.You also could have a musty odor, bugs, molds,allergens. I ...
Can anyone suggest a good Floorplan software? Prefer to download it. I'm trying to make floorplans for a cottage I'm building and I'd like to see w...
I'm in the process of remodeling my attic.The attic is all wood and i am planning to leave it like that. How do i work with the bare/original wood...
I saw a commercial by Bob Vila in regards to a foil type film on roof sheathing to cut heat gain in attic. Does anyone know or used this product yet?
Any idea why a coleman furnace&a/c combo from a 78 model mobile home won't shut off and which part it is that needs replacing? Switching from cool...
I have a problem with the house lights momentarily dimming every time the central A/C unit comes on. Is this a problem with the supplied current to...
The plasterer dripped all kinds of plaster over my fiberglass tub/whirlpool. Is there a way to remove old hardened plaster w/o scratching the tub?
I am building a deck and long walkway (on a beach) and am considering using boards other than 5/4" x 6" Pressure Treated. Does anyone know what bra...