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...
I have one wall in a bedroom that has two closets side by side (nearly covering the length of the wall). Since this is a north facing bedroom, the...
I want to finish my basement for a play room. The room is unfinished except for a plaster ceiling. The ceiling height is 7 feet. Is this to low t...
I am trying to install Sear# 42-91861 thermostat to a Lennox Gas Furnace. The Therm. has a 5 wire max. my furnace has 6 wires. I got the heat worki...
See HVOC also. Trying to hook up a 5 wire max Sears42-91861 to a Lennox Gas with 6 wires. I got the heat working via trial&error. But am havingtrou...
I recently purchased a 108 year old colonial fixxer upper. In two of the bedrooms it looks like the previous owners ripped upped the floor and poli...
There is a method for createing wood floors; as follows:Take a stock of wood, such as ash. Cross cut one half inch "tiles", and glue the tile to t...
My family built a house back in 1972, and we used Surfacepack relay switches from Switchpack Systems. Mechanically and electrically, they were kin...
I have a small amount of water seeping into my basement where the wall (cinder block) meets the poured floor. This occurs only after several days o...
I have a Sears hot water tank (40 gal.), maybe 5-6 years old. I sometimes get all the hot water I need. Other times it starts out hot but then qui...
We're having problems with a belt sander: Craftsmen model #113225900. Despite all effort, adjustments etc. the sanding belt will not stay on uni...