we have a 50 yr old maple. we took off a branch that was fairly large 7 yrs ago. now it has some sort of pest eating away at the tree. what can we...
I have a two story wood frame house that is about 20 years old. The wood boards that make up the upstairs floor are 1 1/2" by 5" (thick/width) cove...
I live/work in a new "demo" construction. The landord/self-contractor is responsible for the subfloor/underlay.The floor is 3/4" plywood over steel...
Is it possible to make cabinet doors (rails and stiles) with a quarter inch bit? If so what bits would they be, and were would one get directions o...
I'm getting ready to put up oak crown molding in my den and I want to do it with my delta contractor table saw. I know that if I were to use a mite...
I saw the last 10 seconds (literally) of one of Bob's shows and saw a "build it yourself" butcher block table. It was made from on large butcher b...
Last night I think I put too much in the garbage disposal when the dishwasher was running. Water backed up in to the sinks (dual kitchen). When t...
I just saw a Home Again show on a Marthas Vineyard Victorian Cottage where they were putting up a tin ceiling. Where do they get that from?
I've got a 16 X 6 1/2' heavy wooden garage door balanced by two torsion springs on a common torsion bar. One spring broke, I replaced it with an e...
Floor drain not close and don't want to run drain in or on top of concrete to drain. Saw a water box picture. It holds sump pump. Like concept. Cou...
I am getting ready to "pickle" my dark oak paneling; would appreciate any advice to where to start and with what!!
I have a 1950’s cape style home. As is common with the design, my second floor has a smaller footprint than the first, so there is kind of an “att...
I have a home from 1908, in a cold climate. I desperately need insulation in the walls. Any general suggestions?
How do you connect polyproplyene propane line to a standard green pipe? What building codes are applicable?
I had a toilet clog that ruined the carpet in the bathroom. We removed the carpet and pad and used self sticking tile. Since this was done the toil...
I have an Arizona Ash close to my house. I have heard from neighbors that it can damage your foundation. I have cut as many root as I can that ar...
We have an old leaky sliding glass door that we need to replace. Does anyone have a recommendation for a brand/manufacturer? I was hoping to get ...
I bought 58 windows from Pella and 1 window is mismatched. They say 57 are one line and that 1 is a custom (doesn't match the others)We notice it a...