I am interested in the proper finish for raw saltillo tile. I understand that a traditional older method involved linseed oil & butcher wax, but I...
A couple weeks ago, my dad said he saw a Bob Vila show where old rubber tires were used as shakes on a roof. As his cedar shake roof is now in need...
Has anybody used a wagner power painter? I just bought a house and would like to paint the entire interior using a wagner power painter. Is this a...
I've searched the internet high and low asking the same question: How does one really determine paint quality? But I never get a straight answer. ...
I need to repair eaves that have two to three inches of dry rot from the ends. Does anyone have a proper method for doing this? Or a good idea? Or ...
My house is about 100 years old. The seal in the rear is just about gone. I have two door s in the rear and have removed both thresholds to inspe...
I recently purchased a 18 G Brad and a 18 G Finish nailer. Is there a reference which helps match brad/nail size to application? If not is there ...
What is the disadvantage of 'not' zoning two hot water heaters? Bathrooms are on opposite ends of house with kitchen in the middle.
Does anyone know of a manufacturer that makes a Bilco type door with only one door instead of 2? Our opening is in the corner of our patio and our...
As a consumer who watches Bob Vila whenever possible, I find many of your remodeling pitfalls hitting the proverbial "nail on the head!"My wife and...
I was told that there was a tool that could be attached to a drill, that basically worked like a big pencil sharpener, infact it was on home again,...
I need to apply a new coat of outdoor paint on a concrete patio. I've power washed off any loose paint. Must all of the paint be off before I ca...
I just bought a brand new home (meaning new construction) and we had a leak that caused our new hardwood floors to buckle a bit between the boards....
I need to remove a metal screw that is holding a metal channel to a wood block, to free the channel so that it can be moved to a different position...
I am an avid router table user. I upgraded to a big 3/5 hp router and needed a heavy duty table for it. I really like the Sears Professional tabl...
we plan on having new carpeting installed in our basement but befor that is done we would like to install a subflooring for a dry air space and min...
My home in Ohio was built in 1983 and is a tri-level home composed of part brick and Masonite Outdoor Paneling. The Masonite siding is rotting badl...
How do I remove old wall paper? Some is vinyl coated and some feels like regular old paper. I was told to use vinegar and water. She couldn't rem...