I am seeking contractors bids, materials and other considerations regarding the building of an entrance awning with twin pillar. At present my fron...
I'm interested in a framing tool that allows you to layout studs (16 & 24" OC) without using a tape measure. I realize I could make this jig, but ...
I just finished sanding and skimcoating plaster walls that had previously been painted with textured paint (sand). Because I'm new at this, I need ...
I'm curious about the fire-retardant quality of the newer, plastic junction and switch boxes. Are the metal ones safer? I've always thought that ...
I am doing a reroof on my home. I have decided to use a ridge vent. My local Depot offers 3 kinds of ridge vent material:1-a roll of something th...
Has anyone heard of this term? My wife and I went to look at a house for sale this past weekend and the realtor warned us that the foundation had b...
does anyone know what type of paint should be used when painting a pool? Specifically a mural on the bottom of the pool.
I would like the Euro-style cabinet doors in my kitchen. I have gotten conflicting opinions about the best quality door front. Given that solid woo...
Keep in mind that I know NOTHING about home repair! (I want to learn)Problem 1: The outside faucet on the house doesn't have a turn off/on knob any...
Does anyone have experience with Plycem or similar products as substrate for tile? Is this a viable alternative to plywood or concrete backerboard...
I am trying to build an outdoor grill out of medium sized river rock. The question i have is: where can I find plans on how to build one? If i c...
Approximately six weeks ago I had a new deck built to replace my rooted one. Pressuretreated wood was used and I want to apply a clear stain howev...
I have an old metal desk that I want to strip down to the original metal finish. Well, actually it looks like the "original" finish was probably Ba...
Existing cabinets are varnished.Can I sand varnish off and still get a good painted finish?
I live in Florida and have a 16 yr old 40x20 wood deck. I would like to have it pressure washed, brightened, and resealed. What can I expect to p...
I'm refinishing my basement into a game room with a table tennis table and an air hockey table. Is there a formula to determine how many watts of ...
I am going to replace the roof over my garage soon. I think I only have to replace one sheet of plywood, which should be easy. I am, however, shin...
My aunt has a problem with water leaking down the outsdie of her chimney into her house. They just had a new roof put on and was told that the boar...
HELP!!! I have began tearing up the carpet in my house to redo the hardwood floors under. In front of the bathroom I have found dry water damaged...