As part of a multi-job contract, several windows in our kitchen needed to be fixed. The problem was that the wood casing (term?) was completely rot...
I was wondering if it is neccessary to put a header above a window (30 in. by 60 in.) As you would a door. I'm kinda new to building but I'm tackl...
I am requesting information on how to construct the roof framing over a bay window which ties into an existing roof. With 8 in 12 pitch. email ad...
Under the carpet in my 1919 house is that hard linoleum (like in schools). Under that is what my dad calls the subfloor. I want to remove the carp...
how do we get rid of squirrels in the attic and keep them away from our house? The guy 2 doors down insists on feeding them peanuts and won't stop!!
I need to fix a leaky shower valve. But I can't get the handles off. Anyone have a good plan for removing the handles???
We're putting wall to wall carpeting in our basement. It is dry, but we would like some advice if we should paint it or put plastic down for a vap...
Is fiberglass batt insulation recyclable? The home I recently purchased was uninhabited for about 6 months prior to my moving in. As such, the mi...
I need to repair the sill under a barn that is now renovated for living space. The sill has been damaged by carpenter ant activity. The damage is...
I have a house built in the 40's or there abouts, it is sided with a product called Glumac siding, manufactured by a comapany called perma products...
I just moved from a rented condo unit where I lived for 10 years into another condo rental in a different complex. The environment in the previous...
My attic and house is very hot, and I have no vents in the attic or outside under the soffit. Any advice on what I need to do to cool down< Th...
On show #1023 for the Executive Mansion in Virginia, they showed real granite stones forming a border of the parking area. The show mentioned the s...
I am about to add drywall to an unfinished framed out room within my house. The room is 20' X 30', and has a gable roof which spans the 30'. The ...
I need to replace a roof due to hail damage.The roof currently has a grey shingle.We have decided that a charcoal gray (almost black) shingle would...
The condensation from my toilet is ruining the floor. Is there a way to stop it? I have tried the tank covers but they get wet and drip. Do I ne...
I am getting a new house built. Currently the drawings show a the flue going up through the family room and enclosed by a 2' by 2' 45 degree wall ...
I had a 21'w / 13'd wood porch built off the back of my house. I'm scared that there is not enough support. Could someone please help before I call...
Thank you rpxlpx for replying so fast!! The condensation is from the porcelain, the tank and the toilet bowl. I could wipe it down all day long b...