We had a similar problem and had to flush out the tubing. Worked fine from there.
I think you need more than 4 inches of space for ventillation and fire safety if you're going to be using that pot frequently. Can you adjust the c...
This is a tricky one, as you typically see front porches on two story houses -- I've added one myself. (Well, the contractor did it, but anyway...)...
I'm a big fan of real wood, as it gives you a much more natural look. If mildew or mold is a problem, just clean it every few years with a water an...
Depending on your situation, a good carpenter should be able to cut something with the right slope to fit so the two floors blend together.
Do not buy the house if you want a taller basement. The cost to dig out a basement is astronomical. It doesn't matter if you're digging out only 6 ...
Regardless of whether you are using tape or not -- always do the ceiling first and let it dry for at least 24 hours. You won't find many painters w...
Here's a link I found that shows different floors--can give you some good tips on selecting the right floor. http://www.oldhouseweb.com/stories/...
Ideally you want the floor materials to flow through the space so that when you look at the floor it is unified. This doesn't mean you can't use di...
Other option is to take out the floor and subfloor and start over, but obviously that gets expensive. Otherwise, a creative threshold, but yu have ...
Wow! What a mess. Sorry it turned out so bad, but glad you'll get the safety issues addressed in the end.
You should be able to get out of it, but you can call your state agency that licenses business contractor or contractors and they can tell you. I w...
The "best" insulation really varies with your project, but here's an article that will give you a good overview. Some of the variables are -- do yo...
Boy, your building department sounds a little stringent -- signatures from neighbors? Anyway, I would also check with an architect to see what can ...
The answer depends somewhat on your layout. We're about to do our attic and will use fiberglass, but our contractor is also installing styrofoam se...
I agree completely with last post. I'm a big fan of living with a house for awhile to see how you use it, what you really want. Work on the inside ...
It's hard to me to tell, but here's a link to a site that can walk you through the identification process. Hope this helps! http://forestry.about....
Try Multi-strip (available at a paint store). You brush it on, let it sit until it bubbles and it takes it off. A little pricey, but it works. Not ...