The plans for my new home call for 3 pieces of 6"x10" timber to be cantilevered out 15" of the first floor ceiling frame (2x12) for a small balcony...
I would like to know if applying boiled lindseed oil to a cedar shingle roof in Colorado is cost effective? The shingles are about 30 years old an...
So does it really work? I hear conflicting results. Has anyone had good results painting over tile on bathroom walls and floor? I was told to sa...
I have an exhaust fan (antiquated as it is)in the main bathroom and want to put another in the smaller Bath. My question: can I use a "Y" connectio...
A relative of mine has the typical cracks in the concrete floor of the basement. Along the cracks, however, are what appear to be white salt deposi...
I currently have a sump pump located in the corner of my basement. Outside the basement wall the land drops off approx. 6 to 8 ft at maybe 35 ft a...
My husband is the ultimate do-it-yourselfer. His latest desire is to build a tennis court/basketball court/shuffleboard court/volleyball court for...
Can someone tell me how to replace the shower pan in my standing tile shower, also how to remove a steel drain?
I want to take out my old bathtub and put in a shower stall instead.What is the best way of doing this? My house has a concrete slab foundation. I ...
I have a 100 yr old house which is clad with asbestos cement shingles over wood siding. I am planning on demolishing and rebuilding an enclosed ba...
I know I've heard of a process where you can wallpaper over paneling. I need to know what the correct process is. Isn't there a special paper to ...
We have a daughter in a motorized wheelchair and she is always hitting the corners of the doorways with her wheelchair. It is drywall with metal co...
In the next couple of weeks I will be laying about 50 - 5'x18" sod sections. What is the best way to lay the sod so the roots catch and the sod do...
Has any one got any suggestions on how to fill in the grooves in panneling. I want a painted surface when finished. Thanks for any ideas.Robbie
My basement always smells like a sewer.Whenever I open up the main trap, I feel thewind blowing and a smell coming out of it.It seems that this sme...
Is there a significant difference between a Swedish finish and a polyurethane finish in terms of durability? The refinishers that we have contacte...
I am replacing all of the outlets in my house with newer ones. I have reached a problem while trying to replace two outlets above the kitchen count...
I have had to repair the popcorn ceilings from time to time. Often, I have to remove some area of the ceiling due to water damage and then TRY to ...