We sold a home recently. 2 months after living in the home the buyers experienced a sewage backup in their tub. They called a plumber out who att...
Question-- I have about a 25-30 year old tri-level home. The lower level has a bathroom which includes sink, tub/shower, and washer. It drains into...
I am planning to use the existing telephone wiring in my house for networking 2 computers located in the bedroom & study each. I installed all the ...
I have recently moved into an older home that has white marble tile at the entryway. It is very dirty and scratched. I have attempted to clean it...
I have some double pain windows that have some sort of film between the pains. Is there any way to remove this film?
Is it possible to increase the capacity of an air coniditioner at a modest cost?? The house is 1.5 stories (1500 sq ft downstairs and 1000 upstair...
I posted this in the HVAC and Bathroom forums without any luck, maybe someone here would know the answer. A few months ago on one of the DYI shows,...
I posted this in the HVAC forum without any luck, maybe someone here would know the answer. A few months ago on one of the DYI shows, I saw an elec...
I recently purcahsed a 50 yr old farm house. It has 100amp fuse box. My problem is that 2 of the bedrooms wall outlets are on the same circuit an...
We just moved into a 10 year old house with gas forced air heating. The carpet near my air vent returns are stained with a black residue. The air f...
We recently installed an 36" whole house ventilator (attic fan to me). It creates a wonderful breeze and pulls in lots of nice outdoor air. However...
Is a belt drive garage door opener better than a screw drive or chain drive? I know the belt drive will be quieter, but I am looking for long term...
I am adding larger vinyl windows in a stucco wall. Now I have to cut the stucco to fit the new windows. What is the best way to do this? Thanks ...
My oil fired warm air furnace delivered its last warm air yesterday. I live in Maine, and am not sure if now is a good time to change over to a mor...
I have some basic questions about my heating system. I have a Pennco Series 26 gas boiler and a gravity heating/piping system.How do I go about ble...
Does a 75,000 btu furnace model G26Q3-75-2 by lennox,forced air, enough for a 3,500 sq/ft living space house?
I'm installing some insulation into some 9 1/2 " rafters, I am considering using R 25 bat's which expands to 8 3/4". My question is , is 3/4" air...
I am installing a new roofon a house in Toronto Canada where snow and ice can be an issue. My roofer has told me to use a cross over method in my v...
I noticed down in my basement one of the floor joists has split in 3 places along the grain and up to the sub-floor. The joist has many wires and ...
Do I need a building permit to inclose my front porch?