I have sap comming out of some of my deck boards that I installed last year. I chose the best looking heart redwood for the built in bench, an now ...
I'm about to paint a 1927 cedar house again. The cedar shingles have been pushing the paint off for the last 20 years. It bubbles up and cracks a c...
I have a bedroom that has paneling on all the walls. I want to wallpaper over the paneling. Is this do-able, and can anyone suggest what I would ...
Anybody have some thoughts about the covered gutters that are supposed to keep out leaves. Do they work?
Put NEW 1 x 6 beveled cypress siding up about a month ago on an additionto my house. Was going to let wood dry more while I completed interior wor...
I have been trying to figure out how one would go about attaching a table to a wall in the kitchen that would be able to fold up or down out of the...
I am needing advice on hiring an architect. Our home is a cape cod built in 1945. We are looking for an architect that can provide a plan that in...
I am planning to plant a row of Emerald Green Arborvitae as a screen from my neighbor's backyard but have heard horror stories about trespassing la...
Does anyone know how to remove pine pitch or tar that has dripped onto a pressure-treated wood deck? I'd rather not remove the tree!
I have a sunroom addition that sits on the home's former patio. Of course, the patio was sloped for drainage, but when the preious homeowner enclos...
My husband and I are considering purchasing an old farm house in upstate NY which was built in the mid 1700s. It would be our dream house except th...
Does anyone know of a way to better seal non insulation contact recessed lights from the attic side before we put cellulose insulation in ?
Hello, I am having an addition built. The footer has been poured and the block has been layed. Should the footer be exact or should the footer be...
Hi,I have red oak hardwood floors that were completely sanded down and finished with an oil-based urethane (no stain) 3 years ago. The floors need ...
I have a 26-inch diameter round gable vent that ventilates a small attic space that can't be reached from anywhere in the house or attic. (It's co...
Hi, I need help finding out how to build, install or to order a sound proof window for my Recording studio.The measurements are aprox. 72 x 50.Than...
The support wood underneath my sliding patio door has rotted away and i want to replace it. I figured to do that i would have to take the door off...
I need some advice on how to fixed some scratched wood. The wood is on top of a half-wall above a stair case. My cat has jumped on it a few times...
How large a gap between drywall panels is acceptable? Can pros get away with bigger gaps than amateurs? Can gaps in drywall installed on the ceil...
I am having a problem with water leaking down my vent pipes on my recently purchased house. I don't know if the person who installed the flashing k...