I would like to know how to step out hips and valleys with a framing square.Iknow how to step out common rafters and figure jack rafters,but not hi...
i am building a new house a dn want to save some money . I was thinking of putting in a wall instead of a full beam. 12'wall 12'beam 12' wall any ...
build a cricket behinb your chiney to keep water from standing behind your chimney.a cricket is a roof that deflects water to either side of your c...
Help - I'm a first time do-it-yourselfer... I want to pull up the carpet and ceramic tile in my Living/Dining Rooms and Kitchen to expose the concr...
I am looking at expanding my current slab of concrete. What's the average cost of colored and stamped concrete for a 300sq ft. area?
I am self contracting my new small home. I have heard that scored concrete as an interior flooring ahs become very popular and is priced better th...
We'd like to build a new house.We haven't chosen the sub-division we'd like to build in as of yet.I plan to act as the General Contractor and will ...
I have a room that has one brick wall and 3 osb painted walls (which we detest). I would like to do something/anything to these 3 other walls to ...
I'm getting ready to take out my leaking water heater. Turned off the power and the cold water inlet, hooked up a hose and I'm getting nothing but ...
I need to replace my leaky 50 gal. electric hot water heater. A plumber gave me an estimate of ~$650 for a new one including installation. I foun...
We are attempting to design a custom dining table made of teak wood with a furniture company. In order to make it fit in our door, we have proposed...
Is it possible to convert a steam boiler to hot water? What does it cost (ballpark)? How can I tell if existing radiators will work with the hot ...
I am remodeling the bathroom in my 1930 "Bungalow" and would like to replace the 1970s wall tile with beadboard wainscotting. What is the correct h...
I am trying to surprise somebody and build their dream canopy bed but am a little stuck as how to go about it. They would like the posts to be mad...
Have grouted travertine marble floor - am getting ocnflicting stories as to how long grout should sit before sealing. Can anyone help me with this...
I've been offered a siding job where the customer has already purchased those old-fashioned textured cedar shakes. I've never done more than some s...
My father saw a show last week about plastic heating pipes that can withstand heat better than traditional pipes. He did not remember the brand of...
I'm having our furnace replaced and have two bids. One is for Lennox G5036A and the other a Carrier 58PAV. Both units are 70K BTU. The Carrier p...