We recently purchased a new home with light-colored Berber carpet. In the last days before moving in, a workman tracked red clay on the carpet. I h...
I'm trying to find information on how to build a bathtub with tile, specifically type of tile to use, grout, underlayment, etc. Feel free to post ...
i have an antique mortise lock. The only problem with it is it has a crack above the latch. Please post any tip other than tape.
My living room and dining room share 1 long, undivided wall (25 feet). The living room (15 feet) is in the front of the house and the dining room ...
I'm in the middle of the 1st primer coat of a nursery project and the pwr painter piston seises up on me. I took the whole thing apart and cleaned ...
My Kitchen sink is leaking and I have the replacement kit. It is a single handled faucet and the directions say to loosen the handle set scew and ...
on every tape measure that i have seen there are tiny black diamonds every 19 inches, what are they and what do you do with them??thanks very much
I want to build an oak poker table. Thinking of plywood underneath, 6" wide oak boards for the pocket areas. A Circle of thin plywood with felt cov...
I have a steel home with baked enameled exterior and interior. The interior was painted over and in the bathroom the paint is peeling in sheets. ...
We are removing our carpeting ourselves. What is the easiest way to remove the tak stripping? Is there a special tool? We are replacing the carp...
In one of the TV shows they were stripping paint from wood siding using a Rotary Pressure Washer Tip they called the "Whirly-Bird". Who is the man...
I saw someone using a rotary power sprayer tip he called the "whily-bird" to remove paint from the wood siding of a house on one of the TV shows. I...
Does anyone know where to find a list of recommended room sizes for kitchen, master bedroom, living room, etc.
I am trying to find plans for building a masonry barbecue. I would appreciate a source for the plans and possibly a source for the grating also.
A friend is making garden planters with junk tires and wants to know what would be a good way to cut through the rubber and steel belts--anyone got...
The closet flange on my cement slab floor is so cockeyed that I cannot fit the toilet in perpandicular to the wall. The flange won't turn. What c...
I am building a 16' X30' deck that will not be attached to the house. Do I have to place the footers for the posts on the inside perimeter of the ...
Hi this is my first post here. I live in a small village in Lancashire,England.My problem is the roof of my house is tiled with slate but there is ...
Saw on a recent TV show where a basement was being finished. They were slating or furring down ceiling perpendicular to joists. They stated that th...
The outflow of my sump pump exits my house about a foot off the ground in a 2" pipe. The water collects in a low area of the yard, between the hou...