I had a series of walkways laid down using pavers. Benderboard was used as the frame and fine sand was swept inbetween the paver joints. Aft...
When a heating system unit is rated at 80%, just exactly what does that mean as far as the AFUE rating is concerned? How exactly does a humidi...
My house has a crawlspace. It's been tough getting heating contractors to come out and give an estimate. I've only been able to get 2 estim...
I'm needing to install some kind of central heating system. live in California. Anyone know about how much it would cost to put in such a uni...
When needing to replace windows, what are some of the factors that need to be considered in choosing brand/style?
other than cost, what are the pros and cons for these window material: Vinyl-which most makers are pushing Aluminum Fibreglass than...
Since track lighting focuses light rather than diffuse it, is it practical to put track lights in the kitchen or bathroom areas? How many li...
From a fire safety standpoint, what do I need to know about installing halogen lights in a house about 60 years of age and still has its original...
I've noticed recently that when a turn on the chandelier in one of the rooms that it appears that some of the bulbs flicker ever so slightly. Ho...
I like the halogen lights because they're whiter than the old incandescent bulbs. But don't these halogen bulbs burn a lot hotter, and therefore...
I'm thinking about putting in can lights in a house that's about 60 years of age. The walls and ceiling are of stucco and the attic is filled wi...
First there was aluminum windows. Then later the drawbacks of aluminum were discovered. Now we have vinyl. It appears that fibreglass frames wil...
I've noticed that in some houses when the windows are changed the stucco area around the frames are also changed. I'm curious to know why this is d...
Am not sure if the name I put in is correct. But I need to know what that stuff is. It's some kind of paint that does sealing. And, is it my und...
From what I remember about asbestos, it seems the danger is from the dust which settles into the lungs, same as silica (Pottery workers take note!)...
Many years ago some floor tiles were layed. I they're they were the vinyl type. But the shops I called around said that they are probably asbesto...
It's a fact that mold and milder need moisture to thrive. Without it they will perish - so I've been told. Here's what's happening. The interior s...
Question: What factors need to be considered when trying to determine if the stucco on a house needs to be done?