what would the best mechanical lifting systemfor a dumbwaiter going 3 floors.bike chain or cable ?
I have 12ft high wooden retaining walls.after the backfill an surface frameing , I chose to install a bay the footing and slab used one yard of co...
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Is there any product or method for improving the look of asbestos roof shingles, such as restoring a consistant color/tint? Is there any product t...
I want to bring power into a circuit at a 3 way switch, run through a few ceiling cans and terminate at a 3 way dimmer. I need help with the actual...
hello. i need to install a rolled roof on top of an existing rolled roof. the rolled roofing material states that i should not place their materi...
I am seeking contractors bids, materials and other considerations regarding the building of an entrance awning with twin pillar. At present my fron...
I'm interested in a framing tool that allows you to layout studs (16 & 24" OC) without using a tape measure. I realize I could make this jig, but ...
I just finished sanding and skimcoating plaster walls that had previously been painted with textured paint (sand). Because I'm new at this, I need ...
I'm curious about the fire-retardant quality of the newer, plastic junction and switch boxes. Are the metal ones safer? I've always thought that ...
I am doing a reroof on my home. I have decided to use a ridge vent. My local Depot offers 3 kinds of ridge vent material:1-a roll of something th...
Has anyone heard of this term? My wife and I went to look at a house for sale this past weekend and the realtor warned us that the foundation had b...
does anyone know what type of paint should be used when painting a pool? Specifically a mural on the bottom of the pool.
I would like the Euro-style cabinet doors in my kitchen. I have gotten conflicting opinions about the best quality door front. Given that solid woo...
Keep in mind that I know NOTHING about home repair! (I want to learn)Problem 1: The outside faucet on the house doesn't have a turn off/on knob any...
Does anyone have experience with Plycem or similar products as substrate for tile? Is this a viable alternative to plywood or concrete backerboard...
I am trying to build an outdoor grill out of medium sized river rock. The question i have is: where can I find plans on how to build one? If i c...
Approximately six weeks ago I had a new deck built to replace my rooted one. Pressuretreated wood was used and I want to apply a clear stain howev...
I have an old metal desk that I want to strip down to the original metal finish. Well, actually it looks like the "original" finish was probably Ba...
Existing cabinets are varnished.Can I sand varnish off and still get a good painted finish?