I am building a new luxury home on Long Island and the contractor suggested spring a termite barrier about the foundation before it is backfilled a...
I need to replace a bathroom sink's metal drainage pipes from the sink to the main drain. They are so old that they have crumbled in my hands as I ...
I'm looking for information on a product I once heard about which is a garbage disposer that does not contain an electric motor but rather runs via...
I own an older home with asbestos style shingle siding and some have cracked. Does anyone know of any non-asbestos replacements that might work?
I currently have a stucco (rough) plaster ceiling in my dining room which I want to replace with a smooth finish. I believe I am going to just dryw...
On May 26th Bob Vila's show covered tiles made out of old barn beam wood. I missed the name of the company who markets this produck and would like...
I will be installing 13" ceramic tile over a concrete floor in the basemsnt of our bungalow. What spacing should I use between the tiles.The floor ...
Previous homeowners installed a kneeboard around the attic perimeter three years ago when they did a roof tear-off. Now there in all of the drywal...
My family and I are purchasing an old farm. The property has been well kept and is in excellent condition. However, the exterior of the house is ...
I would like to add a outdoor GFI to an existing indoor washing machine outlet. Is this OK to do?? I read somewhere that the washer will trip the...
How do I get rid of standing water in about 30% of the back yard without the use of French drainage? I would like to drain to a drywell and pump o...
OK, I'm fairly new to this stuff and want to finish my basement with a low budget in mind. I'm not being cheap, that's all I can afford. I'm probab...
I have a hollow core door on my downstairs hall bathroom. When someone is using it, you can hear just about everything, which needless to say isn'...
I have 4 inch crown moulding that I would like to use at the top of my fireplace and ceiling. I am desperately trying to figure out the outside co...
I've been annually using Messmer's UV Plus for Hardwood Decks on my mahogany deck and am really not happy with it. Any other suggestions for clear ...
I'm interested in squaring up an archway between my living room and dining room. I believe the existing archway is plaster. Should I tackle it with...
I have an outdoor vynil floor on my deck that's still in good shape structurally but has lost it's color. Can I paint it and with what? Thanks
Where to start... About two days ago there was a small leak from one of the pipes connected to the garage heater (which is connected to the hot wa...
Hello. My uncle is looking for directions/plans to build a pulpit or podium for his church. I have searched online, but have not found anything t...