Can anyone suggest a good Floorplan software? Prefer to download it. I'm trying to make floorplans for a cottage I'm building and I'd like to see w...
I'm in the process of remodeling my attic.The attic is all wood and i am planning to leave it like that. How do i work with the bare/original wood...
I saw a commercial by Bob Vila in regards to a foil type film on roof sheathing to cut heat gain in attic. Does anyone know or used this product yet?
I have a problem with the house lights momentarily dimming every time the central A/C unit comes on. Is this a problem with the supplied current to...
The plasterer dripped all kinds of plaster over my fiberglass tub/whirlpool. Is there a way to remove old hardened plaster w/o scratching the tub?
I am building a deck and long walkway (on a beach) and am considering using boards other than 5/4" x 6" Pressure Treated. Does anyone know what bra...
I'm planning to rewire a c. 1910 ceiling pendant fixture and I wanted to do this with wire that looks like the original. (The pendant is suspended ...
Ok, here goes...My hottub had a large 20 amp GFCI PLUG. The guy who delivered it twisted the one prong so it would go into a 15 amp outlet. The w...
Hello,We are in the process of building a new home and I just noticed yesterday that the second floor vents will be in the ceiling.This is a 2 stor...
My Husband and I bought a old mobile home to live in while we build our new home. It has a bad leak in the back of the home so bad that we are goi...
A friend gave me a great idea when I was finishing off my basement, to use metal studs. I must say it is much easier than working with wood, once ...
I HAVE TO REPLACE THE WALLS IN THE SHOWER, AS THE TILES ARE FALLING OFF. HOW DO I GO ABOUT DOING THIS. IS THERE SOMETHING OUT THERE INSTEAD OF WA...
I know this is gonna sound stupid but we just moved into our new home (less than two months ago) and we haven't located our well yet. My husband s...
Does anyone know which type of deck boards (Trex, Extrudawood etc) are best? Or does anyone know of any websites that might compare the various bra...
I am purchasing a home where the former owners have placed tile in a den and I would like to carpet over it. Is this possible or will I have to ta...
I have a 1961 trailor that I am remodeling. We tore up the carpet and found a plywood floor that has a lot of pet stains (cat). We need to know if ...
I want to update my kitchen and I have very ugly ceramic tile counters. They are cream with brown trim. How do i go about painting them? What pro...
I have a copy of Bob Vila's Home Design and am having trouble with the fact that some of the features that my husband and I want to put in our home...
I saw a tv show that showed a guy making a brick pattern in wet concrete with some kind jig. Does anyone know where I can get one or how to make one?
Dear Mr Bob,My woodtrees are 12 feet high and about 7 inches in diameters at the trunk. They do not look as healthy as they should. The branches ...