How do you effectively eliminate oil odors from the basement room where the oil take is located? The house is an older one (new furnace - old tank)...
I am repairing a ceiling with round pattern that resembles (roughly) spokes. I have round brush on the end of a stick that I am told should do the...
We just bought a new house. The main bathroom has a bathtub w/o a shower fixture. The tub is a built-in redwood job. I don't want to tear into the ...
I have a fireplace with a flagstone facade from floor to ceiling. I want to attach a mantel to the masonry. The mantel will be a solid board supp...
I am looking for info on how to build an inter-connecting pond system. Would like to have 3 ponds connected underground w/pvc pipe. Have no idea wh...
I saw on a show, can't remember how old it was, but they show plaster buttons. Drywall screws with a metal washer. When you screwed them into plast...
I need to bring back a really dirty and sooty brick fireplace. Does anyone have suggestions on what to use for this?
We have a hard wired smoke detector attached to a rafter way above the grid. How do we drop it down to display through ceiling tile. Also, have a...
How can I determine if my cabinet bases are strong enough to support ceramic tile coutertop. With the exception of the area where the cooktop is l...
Is it really difficult to disconnect a dishwasher? I need to get behind the dishwasher to clean and repair a cabinet. I would feel kind of foolis...
I plan to be purchasing my first house next year and since I have only lived in apartments my tool knowledge is limited at best. What basic tools/...
I am currently refinishing my oak cabinets. I would like to apply a pigmented stain rather than a brown or wood colored stain. Does anyone know o...
I was lucky from what I have read, I have removed paper from paneled walls in the kitchen and it came off fine except for a 2' wide section. I kno...
I have a prepasted border to put up in a bathroom, never done this before, but from reading posts it seems that although I activate this with water...
Bought a house that has an old disconnected Energy King woodburner in it, it has it's own chimney and stands about 4 1/2' tall. There are no ident...
My mother had retrofit Northstar vinyl windows put in her home in October 1997. The first year the seat board of the bay window felt cold. I compl...
ANY INFO ON WHAT IS THE BEST (AND MOST ECONOMICAL) WAY TO DIG OUT A CRAWL SPACE (2-4' DEEP) TO A FULL 8-9' BASEMENT. *NOTE. THE HOUSE IS ON A SLOPE...