We're looking to buy a new house and the builder wants to use rboard instead of partical board. Which is better and why? I just don't want a flim...
I have a small one-story house built in 1959 that I would like to remodel. I had a friend who is a remodeler tell me that none of the interior wal...
Our house is very dry in the winter. In fact, My husband and I wake up every morningwith cracks in our nose and on our lips because it is so dry. ...
I used to have a house with flat roof. if and when I got a leak I just used tar and associated materials. now I just bought a house with a slent sh...
I just bought a 12 year old house that has 12x12 marble tiles on the floor in the kitchen. The tiles have lost their original shine. Is there any...
I'm contracting my own house. Getting ready to apply vinyl siding to basement walkout area, I found the framer has the base plate on the wall and ...
What is involved in and what materials will I need to spray paint my refrigerator white (from Almond)?
I have a 1920 Craftsman with a hip roof. The area in the attic is large enough for a room. The problem is that the roof supports go to the center o...
how do i get the correct angles at the hip on a 9-12 to 12-12 hip rafter? My calculations show 53 degree cut. Is this correct? How do I make tha...
I plugged in my blow dryer and it blew my GFI and the breaker in the bathroom, which knocked out the electricity in 1/2 my kitchen one plug in the ...
We need to replace our stove and I was dismayed to find that the "drop-in" types are nearly double the price. Our baseboard heating runs in front o...
Wondering waht techniques folks have used to install a hardwood floor on top of a concrete slab foundation. I was condisering doing the following:1...
Hi,I have a 36" x 20" basement window that I would like to seal off permanently. It is currently formed into an 8" poured concrete foundation wall....
I current have one-zoned gas heat controlled by one thermostat on my first floor. Is there any way possible to install a second thermostat on the s...
I just recently purchase my home. It is a bi-level with baseboard heat. My wife is complaining about the baseboard heaters ticking in the night whe...
The house that I am about to close on is set on an all wood foundation. It's five years old, and I have concerns about future settling, resale val...
does anyone know an easy way to remove latex silicone caulk from a fiberglass tub without leaving scratches or damaging the gel cote ?
Question: We recently purchased land along Lake Superior that consists primarily of sand with 16" of organic top soil. The water table averages 32"...
We have an "A" frame home that was constructed in 1967. The only roof/ceiling insulation is the 2 X 6 tongue and groove roof planking. A new roof ...