I think I'd put down carpeting before I'd take up the wood floor. Our floor in the front room has a hump in it that wasn't noticeable until we pul...
I'd err on the side of caution and call in one or two structural engineers for an opinion. What is the condition of the support beams?
No info on the two but we used choicedek (from Lowe's) on our front patio/steps. You're going to have fading with any product and I think the fact...
When we moved into this house, the first spring we were swarmed by ants. There was a 6 inch wide ribbon of ants that spread 20 foot across our liv...
Alas, I'm giving up my husband working on our house so he can help me work at the barn instead. Lots of reorganizing, hanging, painting and minor ...
When you say blown in insulation, do you mean expanding foam?
I live in Missouri, where bad weather is usually a temporary issue and weather is pretty unpredictable (or our weathermen are just lousy). This wi...
What did you end up doing? The title of your post made my brain start churning. I know in this area, converting a garage is a big negative. The ...
One winter a few years ago my husband had used the hose outside to spray something off on a warmer day and forgot to remove it from the faucet afte...
Your best bet would be to call the maker of the foam sealer. They should be able to give you info on how to remove it without causing further dama...
Is it mold or mildew? I've heard of mold growing under tile if there is a long term water leak, even if it's a slow leak. You don't see it until ...
Did it ever work properly? I would look for a round medium strength magnet and glue it to the door at the top or bottom (or maybe both). Of cours...
We keep a running list, sorted by the room, of what needs to be done to the house before we consider selling it. We might never sell but our goal ...
I would love to replace mine with light switches and install overhead lighting too. I think they were popular in the 70's and 80's, although I'm n...
My biggest obstacle is trying to find the time. I love organizing but I'm down to only having the storage room left now and it's such a crowded me...
We have a lot of past projects that we never quite finished. We'd like to get those done and the house to a point that if we did decide to move, i...
Attached is the realtor's picture taken right before we bought our house. The room is lower level walk out partially finished basement that's open...
Do you have the ability to build a deck, even if it only functions as a walkway on most sides, around the pool? If so, you could add any kind of p...
I know there's something called a flow extender additive that helps paint go on more smoothly. I know it works great on doors but I wonder if you ...