I am planning on buying a new home. I would greatly appreciate any PROS and CONS people can share about having poured concrete basement walls vs. ...
There is a wire mesh you can put down over an existing subfloor, to put mastic on and place marble tiles over, instead of putting down wonderboard....
I would like a definition of what exactly is a floating basement wall and how to build them. I understand that without them that you could develope...
My mother is looking for a phone number or an address to get information on plans on how to cut siding to look like a 'starburst'. She says that sh...
I have a 1966 brick ranch house built over a crawl space with a block foundation. I have a problem with sagging center load bearing walls. I am c...
Can I use dryvit as a stucco finish on the exterior of this basement wall? Or should I look at brick?
I have french drains in my basement.There is a 1in. gap around my whole basement.Do I frame over it or do I frame right in front of the gap.
February 12, 2000 05:00-06:00 Just caught a segment on cable TV of a Bob Vila Program in which a craftsman used a vacum to remove paint by vacumin...
I am thinking about finishing my clear pine board & baton house (in the woods: partial sunshine) with a Clear Wood Finish. What will the siding loo...
I would like to finish my basement floor so I can rent it out. But I would like to sound proof the rented rooms so no noise from the upstairs can b...
I have built a dormer on a house that has crown molding all around the exterior of the house.I would like to finish the same way. The dormer is a 6...
I have a set of French doors with plexiglass panels. When they were painted with latex paint, some of it ended up on the plexi. How to remove it wi...
While in Europe saw Patio-French door that "Hinged at the top" while the door and screen was fully closed. This allowed the air to flow in to the r...
the best product I have used is called stayput. But bubbles in the middle are a problem due to the fact that there is no way get the adheasive in t...
I have built a dormer on a house that has crown molding all around the exterior of the house. my dormer rakes are a 6 pitch
i have a 4 year old house, with oil heat- baseboard hot water. the house is a bi-level but we only use the upstairs for now. there is one thermosta...
I am having bids done for a new roof on the garage of our condo building. For purposes of assessing cost, I need to know exactly what is considered...
I hope someone can offer some advice. I was removing wallpaper in my bathroom and discovered a hole in the wall right next to the bathtub. It loo...
If you have installed tubular skylights, I would like to hear your pros/cons.I live in the Northeast and want to bring natural light into a bathroo...
We are planning on in floor radiant heat in a new home the pex tubing will be put on top of the sub-floor with gypcrete on top of the tubing. my qu...