I have an old house (1905), there is still a reasonable amount of live knob and tube servicing the basement and first floor lighting circuits. I am...
Recently laid marble floor has some spots .Is there any way to remove them? The floor has been seald by the contractor.Thank you for your help.
I am in the process of recaning our kitchen chairs and would like to know of an efficient method to remove the old spline which is glued. Last tim...
I would like to know what the differences are in the different types of lumber. Species such as pine vrs spruce or fir etc...what are the addvantag...
Help! Please! Bob toured a "vacation cottage" on a recent segment that had an English country house/French castle or manor home style to it. I beli...
Our house that was built in 1980. At that time, the builder installed octagonal ceramic tile in the living areas (bedrooms are carpet) in a very d...
I would like to start a new project. I thought it would be nice to build a wood picture frame and put the pictures of my 5 grandchildren in it. C...
We would like to finish the 16x24 room above the garage that has dormer windows. Do you know of anyone in the southern New Hampshire area to recomm...
I have an old porcelin sink that I love. It's in perfect shape except for the finish. I was told that it would have to be "rebaked" to get an ori...
I have just purchased an old log home. The floors slant a little bit. I need to know how to raise the pier and beam floor a little. I have heard...
We just purchased a new home that backs up to a man made pond naturally fed, in a development with new contruction still going on. The sump pump i...
We have a 25 year old ranch style home with an energy efficient furnace. We did extensive remodeling 2 years ago with new windows etc. Our humidi...
Does anyone have some plans on how to build a kitchen nook? Specifically, two benches that meet at 45 degrees. The seat may doulble as strorage spa...
We have a storage building that is used as a workshop, and would like to insulate it for the brutal Texas summers.The walls are strand board (I thi...
I am remodeling my bathroom and put up a 3 foot high pannel of wainscotting. What is the traditional way to paint the wood? Should I use an oil b...
I would like to get my husband a nailer for a Christmas present. I would appreciate advice on a top quality one that takes different size nails. ...
I am cosidering an attempt at laying a concrete floor in a basement. The concrete will be delivered by truck and will be poured through a window on...
would like to put up white ceder shingle siding need information on how to put up and how to preseve
Help! I have insulated my aviary floor with 2" polystyrene. The mice have completely eaten it away. How can I prevent this from happening again,...