We live in an 1872 house with a plaster cornice in the living room and parlor. Some of the cornice is cracked or in bad shape. The ceiling needs t...
My neighbor just gave me a large box of all sizes, shapes of files. Is there an easy way to determine if file is a wood file or metal file.
Our 3-yr. old townhouse has pre-finished wood veneer floors with signs of wear and scratches at traffic areas. We were just told by a floor finish...
I HAVE A FIVE YEAR OLD CONCRETE WALKWAY THAT THE LAST TWO YEARS ONE SLAB HAS BEEN CHIPPING AWAY. THIS WINTER I HAD TO USE CALCIUM/SALT FOR THE BAD ...
I'm new to the world of hostas. Is it natural for the leaves to die off in the winter? Do I cut off the dead leaves at the base to make room for ne...
Two years ago, I installed a small walkway in the front of my house. It survived last winter, but for some reason (use of calcium salt substitute a...
can you suggest any form of radiant heating piping for concrete slabs or under wood floors. i know to stay away from soft copper and and certain pl...
we are looking for a supplier of panelized or modular homes for our area of southeast ohio i.e. marietta, ohio
My hot water heater is about ten years old and rattles like crazy when it is heating water. How do I stop the rattle and how do I know when to rep...
Is it possible to cover paneling with something so that I can wallcover the walls and not have the seams show through?
I have 2 steel entry doors. they both have the same kind of lock-the one where you push in the door knob and twist to lock. Not exactly what I wo...
Last night I watched an episode of This Old House Classics hosted by Bob vila. In that episode, Bob toured a modular home built by Acorn. The bui...
Looking for a software program to help design best use of sn unfinished second story of Cape Cod home.
I need to paint over old oiled based painted doors inside the house. Is it OK if I use a liquid sand paper and then a primer..then paint with "Perm...
I HAVE DOUBLE HUNG WINDOWS WITH IRON WEIGHTS.I WISH TO REPLACE THE WEIGHTS WITH SPRINGSAND INSULATE THE WEIGHT POCKETS. I HAVE SEENIT DONE ON T.V. ...
Does anyone know where I can get the plans for the spiral stairs Bob had on his show?
How long do I need to wait before priming and painting newly plastered walls (blue board and skim coat). I have been told as short as one day and ...
I was wondering if anyone caught the show about a non chemical water conditioner that is installed in the home. The name of the company and address...
I have a problem and a question. We had new drain tiles installed around the entire house about 6 months ago. Now that it has started raining alot,...