I've seen the cables on some post tensioned concrete beams left exposed, and given their strength and thickness, a bit of rust will probably not ca...
I've heard of people using soaker hoses as part of some remedial action, but if your foundation has been designed with the correct reinforcement an...
I'm looking for some kind of screw-in device for a standard ceiling light, which would turn off the light a certain time after it has been switched...
Like you said there are several factors, but you may want to look into installing a french drain. Also, you could dig a trial pit to determine what...
Its been a while since I was involved with gas venting, but it sounds like you have a pretty good system in place already. I think you can upgrade ...
The rotten smell is probably hydrogen sulphide gas, which is a product of decomposition in your sewer or septic tank. This is of course poisonous a...
Bleach solution, rubber gloves and a scrubbing brush is an effective if time consuming way to deal with it - good luck.
You really should have someone check in the attic for you if you dont want to. You can also look in the basement or crawlspace to see if the wall i...
If it was my house, I would take a shovel and level it off by removing excess dirt. The contractor was right in the the dirt will compact over time...
I'm wondering what kind of plants would be suitable for a zone 3b/4a small yard at 8000' with very low humidity and a harsh winter? Can anything ed...
I did say "small is fine" and that I'm not needing large ones. Most people using stacked or stackables are try to save space anyway. I'll get the f...
Creosote is now thought to be carcinogenic. However, if nobody touches the ties (or at least washes their hands well afterwards), then the risk wil...
I use an insecticidal soap product with great success. Its safe to use up to the day of harvest.
Thanks for the links - I found a GE set also, and a good maytag washer with an electric dryer. I contacted Maytag to find out why they dont have a ...
I need to find a set with the European style front loading "porthole" doors, and the dryer needs to be gas (and then converted to propane). They do...
I agree with Glenn. Sand can be very problematic and can even liquefy in certain circumstances. Digging the pit has undermined your foundation. The...
Presumably the previuos owners have had the house put on piers. There are several systems and some of these can be adjusted by the people who put t...
It appears research is ongoing into fire potection of cedar by various agencies. Anyway, what would anyone recommend for protection against the el...
We have a small place in the mountains which has electricity and propane. I think there is just a normal electrical outlet in the closet designated...