Hi there-We're about to embark on adding 500 square feet to our tiny 800 square feet house. We're definitely doing it on a budget, so the architect...
Hi, I have a 1958 brick ranch, with a 6" center steel I-beam support. There are 4 supporting lolly columns. The Basement dimensions are 40 X 25. T...
In my basement I have a lolly column that I want to remove. There are 3 2x12s nailed together spanning across the basement. The left and right side...
I understand that the float is buoyed up by the rising water; that shuts off the waterflow to the tank.I understand the flapper allowing waterflow ...
After my shed was broken into recently I'm looking for a simple (loud) alarm that runs on 120v AC and can handle "outdoor" conditions - and also in...
I have a room off the kitchen with a concrete slab and a door to the garage. When we bought the house in the summer nobody (including our inspecto...
Hello...we're planning to raise the back roof on our cape cod...right now we have a finished room upstairs and will be making it into 2 bedrooms an...
Any good ideas how too divide kitchen and living room.I still want the open space ,buti want the rooms divided so i can put up border in the kitchen
I'm interested in knowing what separates a "quality" interior 6-panel wood door from others. A friend of mine is a woodworker and he said that, "Yo...
Hello...we're planning to raise the back roof on our cape cod...right now we have a finished room upstairs and will be maki...
Where do I start?Do I need a special permit?Do I hire a contractor and how to find a good one?
I have a house built in 1940 which still has the original clapboard under the cedar siding. When the cedar was installed there was no barrier insta...
What is the proper placement for the Gable Vent from the peak. Siding crew wants to place it 3-4 ft down (I think that is wrong), I think it is be...
I own a 1200 sq ft house and am about to purchase a new furnace. Both companies that i got quotes from recommended a mid efficiency furnace over a...
On the elmwood patio episode, they also were doing some landscaping work which included a patio. It looked like flagstone. I did not catch the re...
I have an old home with plaster walls. I am removing the old wallpapaer off and painting but in one of the rooms some of the paint is coming off l...
I want to put an addition onto our house which will completely extend one side of our home to enlarge the upstairs bedrooms, main level living and ...
I bought a condo 3yrs ago, the man who lived here was a carpenter. Well, he built a pedestal bed into the wall. It is anchord into the studs on an ...