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,...
I've never been the handy type, but now that I own my first home, I'm trying to learn as much as possible. The questions that follow might sound st...
We have a 1954 kitchen which is in really good shape, except for cabinet refinishing, and the counter top. As we refinish the cabinets, the counter...
While trying to remove a bulb from an old outdoor light fixture, the bulb broke, and the metal base stayed in the fixture. Any ideas on how to get...
We may be purchasing a new home in the spring. It has a full wall of brick in the family room with a fireplace in it. We would at some point like...
We may be purchasing a new home in the spring that has a brick exterior. It is quite an unattractive brick, and at some point, we may wish to do s...
I need to know how safe baseboard heaters are. I am concerned with curtains being over them. My wife thinks this is a fire hazard. PLEASE ADVISE...
We have a Napoleon direct vent gas corner fireplace in our new home. Started burning it in August to cure it--per contractors instructions. One p...
I own an 1880's victorian which has two large pocket doors in the dining room. the doors are approximately 8' high and weigh over 100 lbs each. T...