I'm a new homeowner and would like to have some home repairs done - some are smaller projects and some a bit larger. Any advice on how to go about...
We removed plaster & lathes from wall in upstairs guest bedroom & discovered old termite damage that has destroyed sill plate between first & secon...
We are tearing down a 10x10 shed, does anyone know of a website to find plans for a gazebo or small open shelter w/roof to hang a swing?Thank you
I am looking for directions to make or a place I may purchase real wood inside window shutters. Most local stores seem to carry the new faux wood p...
I inherited a painted deck. It started peeling badly and many of the floor boards were rotting. I have removed the rotten ones. Yesterday, I stripp...
I am having our basement finished and have been given a choice between metal and wood framing for the walls. What are the Pros and cons of metal f...
looking for a source in mass. to get picture molding--not to make frames--to install below crown molding and hang pictures, etc from. ideas? i've ...
He had a heart pine installation by "Mountain Lumber" or something lately. I missed it. It says "moderate cost" in the episode notes but in TV La...
We are buying an old home.As with all of us we can only afford so much specialty the rest is up to us. Under the carpet is beautiful wood floors. I...
I took the carpets out of my 75-year-old house. The hardwood floors have a dark stain and have paint splattered on them. I have sanded in one sec...
I want to finish a basement. What can you put down on top of the concree to help level the floor and reduce moisture? Also, to provide a sruface ...
Need to remove a 4x4 area of marble-tile floor. Suggestions/tricks/comments?
I'm building a new house and would like to hear the advantages of both hardwood & pine (car siding??) floors. Cost, ease of care, etc. What's you...
I have a 4 inch thick concrete floor in a third floor condominium that was poured over plywood for fire protection. There is some movement in the ...
What's the best way to repair a leaky drain installed in the middle of the roof with pipes going through the house? I have a tar and gravel flat r...
What's the best way to repair a leaky drain installed in the middle of the roof with pipes going through the house? I have a tar and gravel flat ro...
Is it more effective to do one coat of primer and one of paint, or skip the primer and use 2 coats of paint? The walls have already been painted in...
I have a ceiling in my basement which was poorly taped before a thick layer of textured paint was applied. Every seam is very visable. We are int...
When preparing interior walls to paint, what grit of sand paper should be used in order for the new paint to adhere properly and easy.The walls alr...