We are having central heat installed in our house (1600 sq. ft.) The contractor says we only need 1 return, at the top of the stairs on the second...
My home was built in 1951 with Andersen Casement Windows. Certain window crank mechanisms have worn out and Andersen has changed the style of their...
My wife is currently getting quotes for oak hard wood flooring for the first floor of our 100 year old house. For 3/4's of the job, no problem, it ...
Hello, there:I‚Äôm in the process of building a deck. It‚Äôs a relatively simple design, 16‚Äôx8‚Äô, which fits into an inside ‚ÄúL‚Äù in the back...
I have no central heat or air, so my question is Is there any place in the norfolk va area were a person can buy all the parts they needed to insta...
My first question is do any one know of any web site for connecting icemakers? Second question is my dryer sound like it wants to turn, but it doe...
How do I install clotheline pole in the ground? Do I use cement or concrete? Thanks for any help out there.
Dear Reader:I am having a very disturbing electrical problem. Two or three days ago, some of my lights at home would occasionally blink, dim, etc....
I need to get rid of some stains on my maple floors. Some are from moisture and some are from age. The floor were covered by wall to wall carpet ...
When I removed a dmaaged, short ceramic tile wall between a shower stall and tub, I found some minor rot in the framing on the exterior wall: If y...
I am in the process of purchasing a hobby farm that has an older barn that is in reasonable shape. If I wanted to turn this barn into a house, whe...
We recently purchased a 3100 sq. ft. "A" frame home that needs plenty of work. There are two acres of beautiful oak trees but the windows have the...
I am having my air ducts cleaned and anticipate to install an air purifier. I have quotes for several types: electro-static 600$, electro-magnetic ...
I have access to 3 x 8 x 8 pin oak rough boards and I am considering making a dinner table that looks like a rough door. Do you have any ideas for...
My fairly small, end-unit townhouse has an enormous difference in temperature. The floor of the attic is well insulated. I have HVAC service twic...
I bought a house recently and it's been sprayed with Tex-cote. My wife wants to change the color. Is there an issue with painting over Tex-cote? Gi...
Is it better to insulate the basement walls and install a vapor barrier (to keep the humidity level down) or should I not install any insulation be...