i have a vmatch tongue and groove knotty pine wall with vertical 5 - 1/2" wide boards. i want to replace one of the boards that has defects. what...
I am installing ceiling tiles in a room that is not square. does anyone know how to square the ceiling? thanks
I read somewhere that sky blue paint was often used on the porch ceilings of old houses. Does anyone know the historic significance or practical p...
I recently ripped up the carpet on our stairway and found that a previous owner had used a lot of drywall screws to screw down the treads. (Some t...
My husband and I are restoring/renovating a house that was built around 1780. The floors are in good shape, but have been painted around the edges...
i have to install a vapor barrier in my home and was wondering what the proper way to install it is?? i need an answer as soon as possible...it wou...
Our pedestal stink has a hot handle and a hot water spout - a cold water handle and a cold water spout. Where can I find a new Spouts and handles?
I have looked unsuccessfully for directions to make window seats under dormer windows. I can find the pictures but no directions. Lowes suggested e...
would like to know if there is an easier way of removing thinset, I have been using a 40lb jack hammer, we will then stain the concrete to owners s...
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My refigator made some funny noise, then smoke start coming out the back of it. My son pull the plug out. It smell like burnt rubber. It is a si...
I have a cesspool and the condensation from my pipes causes my basement to accumulate water. Any suggestions on how to stop this
Bought house without a boiler. Looking for information on how to choose the right boiler for the house. 1000sqft 2 floors. no garage.
My log home has some sort of hard-shell shellac on the exterior. I'm told that this isn't an appropriate sealer/preservative for the logs, because...
I am in the midst of buying a new house where the former owners decided to paint the stone fireplace green. How can I restore the fireplace to its...
my new apartment has french doors. unfortnately, someone painted over the glass panes. what is the best way to remove the paint from the doors?
Is there a type of concrete product that will bond to bedrock and withstand being below grade in a damp area, i.e. fill in a shallow depression in ...
Problem: can't stop flush valve leak.Background:Upon returning from vacation, I noticed the upstairs toliet was leaking (refill valve came on about...
I am restoring a very old wood floor. I have removed thousands of nails (at least it seems likethousands). There are many gaps between the planks t...