I have heard that there is a new paint out there that you can paint directly over paneling without applying Kilz first. If this true and if so what...
I'm interrested in building a BBQ of brick. I've tried the how to books but they didn't help.Do you have any ideas of suggestions?Thanks
Some time ago I briefly saw a program where the builders were replacing support columns in the basement with bracing that was bolted across the flo...
We bought a home in Oregon that is 20 years old. It has ceiling heat and two wall heaters. We are looking into ways to better heat our home. We've...
Im buying a wood burning stove to go intomy Florida room. My question is how to install the stove and chimney into a flatrubberized flat roof. The ...
I would like to make my own concrete tiles for my living room. Any hints, tips or suggestions?
how to do switch the wires inside the phone jack to a second installed telephone line?
Can everyone see everyone elses e-mail addresses in a freaky error message when they post a reply or is it just me. Whenever I post a reply to som...
I am trying to find out if there is any way to find an electrical short without tearing walls apart on a mobilehome.the home is 4 years old,has all...
I've been using an inexpensive CAD program,TurboCad. There's a lot to learn, but worththe effort. Can anybody compare it with other products?
Let me preface this message by saying I am electrically"challenged". I mounted a transmitter in our garage thatcontrols an invisible fence for pet ...
We recently removed a closet from a room and the floor(tonque & groove)had been cut away where the closet walls were. We would like to know how to ...
Any suggestion to how dirt ground is prepaired to use for driveway located in the yard,the area is a 20x30 space, the ground is very hard, the drai...
I'm trying to construct a balcony/deck over a dry storage space.I want to use redwood decking for the deck surface. The deck boards have spaces and...
I AM BUILDING A TWO STORY STEEL FRAMED HOUSE IN BIRMINGHAM, AL. THE WALLS WILL BE BRICK. OSB SHEATING, 7/8 STEEL HAT , 3 5/8 STEEL STUD, 7/8 HAT, 1...
I have three light switches (side by side) in the livingroom of a house I just bought. One switch powers the outside light, the second powers the l...
I am thinking about remodeling an old house. This 1880s (?) clapboard-sided structure has not had any paint for at least thirty years. I'd like t...
I live in a 90 year old farmhouse with tall but narrow windows. I would like to replacethe windows with some that are wider. I'm atbest an averag...
I want to get a couple of skylights installed on a steep pitched roof. I have been told they will always leak if the roof is too steep, and also t...
In normal conditions are vapor barriers in basements installed after the insulation towards the living area?