Can you tell me roughly how long it would take 2x16 floor joists to begin to rot in an unvented crawl space, 2" over a dirt pad. The joists are hol...
we have recently discovered a tin ceiling in our dining room that had been covered over with a drop ceiling. two small sections have water damage ...
HEY, MY WIFE AND I JUST BOUGHT A HOUSE BUILTIN 1938, IT HAS ONE BATH DOWNSTAIRS,WE'RE THINKING OF MAKING A CLOSET UPSTAIRS INTO A HALF BATH, I TALK...
I just saw the computer controlled shower head on the show today. I would like to know the cost and availability of the system. The show also inclu...
I am convinced my water bill has gone up with the installation of the new low flow toilets. Multiple flushes and frequent clogs are the reason. I...
I flick the switch on my garbage disposal and NOTHING happens -- not even an enigine hum. What are the steps I take to check this out?
looking for information on national home prefab houses built in the 50's. Looking to find out if a interior wall is weight bearing or not.
We are planning to finish our basement and the work has begun. The walls were already up when we moved in. While removing drywall in one spot for t...
I am looking an attic ladder that has a rough opening at least 30" wide. I would prefer Al instaed of wood. We have 8' ceilings. I have only fou...
I need to clean some tarnished brass switch plates and then to protect them so that don't oxidize. I recall seeing Bob having refered to a method o...
I am looking for a manufacturer of custom False doors. I have a room, that I want to install a false door into a stand 32" frame.Any suggestions?
remove old caulking from sink area,around tub and bathroom sink.application tips for new caulk?
I need to be able to easily move my Craftsman workbench due to limited storage/work area. I don't want to increase the height of the work surface ...
I am building a sunroom addition, which willhave a poured concrete foundation, which will be attached to an old house with a fieldstone foundation ...
We have a yellow/brown brick fireplace that is hiddeous. The walls have been painted white and blue carpet installed. Now we need ideas on what t...
The dishwasher in our house just went out, and in buying a new one we learned that we don't have an airgap, and that code requires us to have one. ...
I love the look and security of some of the new steel doors which also use stained glass inserts. My contractor though says that steel warps as muc...
Our house is approx. a 1200 sq ' bungalow. There are four support beamsapprox 10 feet apart. The two that I wish to remove are next to each othero...
I am looking for plans or patterns for making shutters for exterior windows. I used every search engine available but could not come up with any hi...