I recently purchased a teak nightstand from a clearance outlet for a fairly good price. The reason it is was on sale is because there is a split t...
I need to drill a 1" diameter hole in the bottom of a "terra cotta" fire pot (fireplace) without cracking or breaking the surface. What cutter wil...
I have a garage with a plastic (probably vinyl) coated drywall that is colored to resemble paneling. The drywall is damaged in many places and nee...
I need to info on repairing an Ice-O-Matic comercial ice maker. I have no parts list/ instruction manual or electrical schematics for this unit an...
We have a radiant floor heat system built in the 1950's. Awesome system but somewhere it has sprung a leak. Need recommendations for leak detecti...
I am intending on installing hydronic Radiant Floor Heat in a new home. The finish on the floor will be solid hardwood. Is there any precautions th...
The front of my home includes a cantilevered section where the living room floor joists extend out 4 feet. Rain water seeped between the cedar, to...
Hi Bob,My husband and I want to add a cold storageroom in the basement. We are not sure exactly what is required as far as the insulation techniqu...
We recently heard that a submeter can drastically reduce your water bill, especially if lawn care is a high priority. We understand that good lawn...
I have a hard crown molding to figure out. It is going on new cabinets. I can't seem to figure out the proper deg. settings. I need a way to figur...
My dryer is making a loud noise i think it's the belt. how do you get to it to change it? any help would be great.
I am renovating and would like to cut five nine-inch tiles in-place (or remove to cut if feasible). Any recommendations for tools and methods would...
I have severe mold on my bathroom window aluminum window frames. I ordered new windows that come with vinyl frams and instead of removing the old f...
My wife and I purchased a beautiful old brick house. We are currently remodeling the bathroom and would like to expose the brick walls. Unfortuna...
I saw a show a while ago that had a deck made out of Ipe, a Brazilian? mardwood. Bob Vila mentioned that it was available at a reasonable price - c...
I am starting to paint my front porch. I have a brick porch and I am wondering how I can remove the old paint. Thank You
I recently redecorated my bathroom. The walls are painted with a semi-gloss paint. I put a border around the top. I used sizing, and a wallpaper ...
there is a stop on my new saw at 31.62 degrees. What is that stop used for? I am a novice in the use for the saw
I have a concrete patio which is about 18" high. I also have a toddler who can open the sliding doos onto the patio and get out. Can I put pavers...