I want to perform the labor on the block basement for my new cabin 32 X 32. I am going to have the footings installed by a concrete contractor and ...
I'm trying to find out what the "standards" are for table size in a built in kitchen nook. How many inches should the table hang over the seating ...
I have a leak from the shower head. It appears to be the valve is tight. However, the valve is tightened as much as it can go. Any ideas how to fix?
I recall that there was a recall or some sort of legal settlement in the past year or two regarding a certain type of plastic plumbing pipe. Can a...
Several weeks ago I was watching a program with the hose (a man, don't know his name) showing a couple who had remodeled their kitchen without the ...
I have a home with 170 year old pine flooring. We love it's character, but some areas have large cracks in the floor boards, as large as 1 to 1.5 ...
We are having problems with drywall screws popping in the ceilings and interior walls of our year old new home and we have no idea why. Our home i...
I saw a show about using crushed marble for a walkway. Does anyone know about this product and where I can research the use of it?
My wife and I are planning to raise the roof on our NJ located expanded cape. We pretty much know what we want to do, but we are not contractors. W...
I am converting a 1916 comercial building into an loft apt. One of the many problems are cracks in the pine floor. Over the years the boards have ...
Over the weekend we suffered a power outage causing our sump pump to fail. I have two questions. Does anyone know of a reliable back up system to...
These are taking root all along my creek, and they soak up a lot of the water. I have tried chopping them down and spraying them. But they seem to ...
I have to replace a burned out flood type bulb in my ceiling fan. It is recessed and hard to grasp. It's stuck, of course. Any ideas on how to pull...
I have a gas furnace that heats water. The water moves through the house in copper pipes to baseboard heaters in each room. I have three zones of p...
I'm painting wooden paneled doors that have never been painted before. I'm using Paso, Benjamin Moore Underbody and 2 coats of BM oil. My problem...
Who makes the pre-trimed windows I saw installed on one of your shows? They just popped into the framed opennings and had metal tabs that folded ov...
Any suggestions and recommendations appreciated for info on heat & a/c units for single room use. I am adding two small rooms from attic space and...
After two years in my new old home, we decide to redo the basement into living space. We removed wall coverings to discover a bowing and cracked bl...
I am remodeling my basement, but in the middle of a room, I have a floor jack. What can I do to remove it? Can I bridge the sagging joist?
I LIVE IN AN AREA WHERE THERE IS VERY LITTLE TOP SOIL AnD I AM TRYING TO BUILD A HOUSE WITH A BASEMENT. WHEN YOU EXCAVATE THE FOUNDATION YOU DIG DI...