How do I know which side of the old fashioned black wrought iron latches goes on which side of a door or closet?
Our home was built in the late 70's and the ceilings are a rough bubble texture. Not wanting to use tons of paint to freshen them up, we have decid...
i have a living room that is 16x20 with 10ft ceiling. I want to build a false fireplace with a nice mantle that will be sized correctly to the room...
Has anyone ever heard of or used silverline windows? If so, do you like them or have you had problems?
Does anyone have any input on a siding product called Hardie Plank? It looks like cedar clapboard but it's made out of cement and fiber. My build...
I'm remodeling my basement and just got an electrical permit. The inspector told me that lighting fixtures can't be mixed with general outlets on a...
I have a steel home with baked enameled exterior and interior. The interior was painted over and in the bathroom the paint is peeling in sheets. ...
what maintenance is required on a Bitumen roof and what is the approximate longevity? How many roofs are advisable before doing a complete tear-off...
My roof has virtually no overhang (2-3") and I would like to add soffit vents. Is there a way to add soffit vents without extending the rafters to...
I would like to know if it is possible to paint slate siding. Home was built in 1950. If so, what paint would you suggest?
I need some ideas on putting siding on my older house. It has a siding now that I don't even know what it is called. I need to do something to it...
I'm adding tiles to a shower stall in quite a lengthy (for me) repair job. For this job, since a shower will be subjected to a lot of running wate...
I've just recently painted two outside doors on my house. The one I painted last week looks good but I have just painted another door and it is a d...
My house is 8 months old and the paint has chipped in places on the porch railings. (I don't believe any type of primer was used before painting)....
I recently bought a house and one of the rooms has a mold problem on the outside walls(there are 2). I can find no leaks so I beleive it is condesa...
Faucet in kitchen leaks. Single handle, think washer needs replacing. Can't find a screw to detach the handle. How do I replace the washer?
Can anyone share any how-to tips on sharpening lathe tools? I have never sharpened them before. Thanks.
My 72-year-old house has oil/steam heat which we intend to update and keep. I have heard that it is possible to add central air with an attic-mount...
Our system keeps icing up once we have it on for 5-6 hours. We then have to turn system off until ice melts and system will resume working. How c...