I'm having a house built and the kitchen door leading to the garden area opens outward. The builder tells me this is normal but I find this hard to...
I'm delighted that you guys have all agreed that Maple IS a hard wood. I was hoping for more answers to the actual question though! I've heard that...
Would appreciate any help on protecting/making stain resistant a kitchen counter top - it is currently unfinished natural Maple. Alan
Let's compromise - it's a no win thing.Most manufacturers produce a customized/low-end product for the big guys. This would include a personized la...
Take a look at "Textured Paint" in Lowes/Home Depot etc. It can be applied surprisingly thick very easily. Dries very slowly so you have many hours...
Don't pay too little for a toilet. As previously stated, a toilet is a toilet and the installation is pretty standard. However, there is a differen...
Don't know all the technical details/reasons - maybe somebody else will, but here's my 2 pennuth.I changed the orifices in my natural gas stove, my...
For the record - an instrument for measuring humidity in the air is called a "hygrometer".Excuse me for being picky Jay J. Alan
Hi Gerard,Jay J is absolutely right regarding the "feel" of the painted paneling and the possibilty of cracking drywall compound.I went through the...
Out of my league with this one. Two reasons:What's the difference between "Steam" heating and "Hot Water". I've never heard of a steam heating syst...
Hi,I'm not a concrete expert but have built many shower bases like your project (they are the best)- so I'll try to help.Can't understand the concr...
Good suggestion Len - can you not sleep either??Hope all you lucky Americans had a great Thanksgiving. Alan
Hi Cheryl,I find WD-40 usually removes that cursed masking tape residue - combined with lots and lots of patience!May I respectfully suggest that n...
Probably too late for sandrzej but this topic is interesting. There are two conflicting opinions and we are still "hanging".The vast majority of "C...
Gee-that's a lot of reading! Sorry about your obvious frustration.When the septic was emptied, was the exit (to the field) checked for blockage? Is...
There is a Tile Saw available which is inexpensive and easy to use. The blade is only about 1/8th" diameter and it cuts ceramic very easily. Simply...
Hi Bratman,I guess everybody's nervous - you stated your gender! It really doesn't matter, concreting is hard work for anybody. I'm no expert but y...
Common problem in England. Lots and lots of varnished front doors.I checked it out years ago and one varnish manufacturer advised THIRTEEN coats of...
Hi Indiana,I can't remember where I bought it, but I attempted to install Solar film on my car a few years ago - it was a nightmare so I gave up an...