I have a few items in an old house that where stained too dark, I would like lighten them up. After sanding one of these item for too long I have t...
The galvanized pipes in my 30 year old home is almost completely rusted shut. What are the options for replacement material? I know re-plumbing w...
Ihave old 1946 house with wooden sash windows that need to be refinished. Should I (1) use a wire brush to remove the old paint and flakey wood. (2...
WHAT IS A GOOD QUALITY HEAVY DUTY INSULATION WITH SOUND PROOFING OR SHOULD AN ADDDITIONAL MATERIAL BE PURCHASED FOR EXTRA SOUND PROTECTION?
A year ago I prepped my kitchen floor with 1/2" plywood underlayment over the existing floor of composition board and had a contractor lay the Arms...
My house in about 70 years old and the joists in the basement were notched to fit on the cap plate and beam, why was this done, it seems that it ...
We are considering buying a home built in 1929-Michigan, NW of Detroit-but it has a jack in one corner of the basement to support the settled home....
I AM CURRENTLY LOOKING AT A WAY SOMEHOW REVISE THE LOAD-MAIN SUPPORTS IN THE BASMENT, THAT HAPPEN TO CUT OFF ONLY TWO DOORWAY SPACES; ONE IS TO THE...
I RECENTLY AM HAVING MY BASEMENT CONVERTED INTO A BEDROOM FOR MY DAUGHTER AND A LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN COMBO.BUT SHE LIKES TO PLAY RAP MUSIC AND DOES ...
The 2*10 joists recieved a 4 inch by 8 inch notch to fit on the cap plate which is a 4 * 8
Ageratum seedlings have dark edges around the leaves - some leaves are almost totally involved. Also, found small hole in basil seedling leaf. Wh...
I have recently removed a significant amount of wall paper. In places, the white paper on the dry wall seems to have delaminated from the brown pa...
I'm looking at a house to purchase but it has a terrible lime green colored vinyl siding. I don't know much about siding but I was told I'd have t...
I bought my husband a DeWalt combination drill and circular saw for Christmas. I put on his HoneyDo List garage shelves. He says he needs some in...
What is the minimum thickness (space between the panes) for insulated glass to be effective? I want to replace the windows in my 1950 Florida home...
WE NEED HELP IN REMOVING STUCCO FROM THE EXTERIOR OF OUR 1879 BRICK ITALIANATE. THE PREVIOUS OWNERS HAVE ENCLOSED THE PORCH AND STUCCOED OVER THE B...
Hi,I have an older (1908?) home with an addition that was built around WW II. The addition is supported with sporadically placed 4x6, 4x4, and 2x4...
Does any one have any suggestions as to the pros and cons of going with ceramic tile v.s. linoleum? I am torn as to which way to go.
I need to put a side entrance into the garage. I've never framed a new door into a brick wall. What are the differences between door installation i...
I wonder how pe pipe compares to cpvc pipe? I also am concerned that copper pipe leaches oxides into the water system and might contribute to certa...