We have an older home that has only one bathroom. Is it worth the cost to add a second bath? Having one bathroom is not a problem for us. I am t...
My electric heat pump is like the energizer bunny. It goes and goes and goes.... The temperature setting seems to be immaterial, it just wants to r...
I recently removed a wall seperating my kitchen and family room. Although I put plastic and ply wood down on my hardwood floors, they still show a...
I am going to be putting a patio door out the back of my house. I would like to put a double door, where only one side swings open. I have checke...
When installing house jacks in a celler does anyone know how far apart they should be?
When framing a room, whst's the proper way to butt the frames from perpendicular wealls in corners?
During the process of remodeling the house, I pulled the carpet out of the Study, and laid hardwood, parquet flooring down. I brought the boxes of...
As I am a British guy from London UK, I have no idea why "penny nails" are called "penny nails". Has anyone got any idea of origin????
I recently purchased an older home (built in the 50's) and had a 200 Amp Panel installed with a Sub-Panel of 60 Amps to the garage. I am experienci...
I need advice on how to either paint over or remove old wallpaper in the bathroom that has a textured metallic baked on finish, I tried to remove i...
Just today, a termite inspection revealed termites in the soil next to our foundation. They are not yet in the wood of the house. I need info on ...
My deck was previously stained with a "redwood" stain.It evidently wasn't taken care of and is now faded and "worn" looking.1. Is there a way to re...
I am trying to regrout my shower stall andtub surround, but the builder abutted thetiles in the corners and left no room for thegrout. What should...
Am looking for designs for bathrooms that will fit under the slant of a kneewall in the second floor of a 1 1/2 story cape. We have to work around...
Similar to the vinyl siding question, can gutters, downspouts and soffits be painted? We have the typical brown. I have seen these items for sale...
We are currently updating an old house. The large kitchen has no heat source currently except a woodstove. The old ineeficient oil fired boiler c...
I want to cover a plain concrete front porch with some type of natural, manmade, or masonry tile. Something that will not be too slick when wet is...
Has anyone in the northern states every tried to insulate a cottage so that it could be used all year round or know where to find a site that might...
I am about to have vinyl siding installed on my home.I don't know much about siding, what to look for;what not to....etc. I just don't want to get...
Situation: I remodeled our home 2 years ago ( added a 2nd story,MBRM with a 2 head shower, 2 vanity sinks, a Lg tub. toilet and 40 Gal water htr)...