I am making an existing room in the basement into my office and it currently has a white 2'x4' tile drop ceiling. My first thought is to paint the...
One of my return air vents is on an exterior wall to the garage. During the cold season, Cold air just pours right in thru it. Anything I can do?
I am installing crown molding and I have a corner of the room that is angled with two 45 degree corners instead of one 90 degree corner. I know the...
In another post I asked about how to fix a VERY uneven floor in a VERY old house. I received the following answer from Jay (which is greatly appre...
I am re-doing my basment and moving the heat duct work from the ceiling to down the wall cavity and out at the floor. Can I use rolled craft face i...
I have slanted ceilings and they are very low. My question is, should I paint the ceiling the color of the walls (which are going to be faux white...
I'd like to know of others' experiences with Corian countertops - good or bad. Do you like them?
I just bought a house with an old steam heating system. The attic was converted into a bedroom, but the radiator is inadequate to heat the entire ...
Any tips on securing insulation between metal studs? I can't really staple it, but I'm sure there is a way to do it.
My in-laws have just purchased a 14 year old home in SE Kentucky (where the frost line exists but is, I'm told, 24 inches). Anyway, the house was ...
I am stripping/sanding/re-staining a room of old (circa 1725) pine plank floors. Help!!! I rented a sander...the floors are warped and uneven and t...
Need to know how to rapidly oxidize a new copper (bay window) roof to an antique blue/green patina.
Hello,Where do you start when you want to see if you have a leaky pipe under you house?My wife and I have noticed a yellowing under our linoleum in...
I installed the second of two cieling fans in an old home that I recently purchased. The first works fine. The second however, works only by the ...
nearly all the new aplliances will be GE and the color will be bisque. however, the dishwasher will be a Maytag in bisque. can we expect the two ma...
I am finishing off the attic for office / bedroom space. I require 220v for two baseboard heaters and 110v for a few other circuits for receptacles...
How do I hang cabinets or shelving on walls with steel studs. How would wall be reinforced if steel studs were used during construction?
I have been using MDF (medium density fiberboard) for many of my interior molding projects (doors, windows, chair rails, crown, window sills, etc.)...