Hi and thanks for stopping by. I would recommend contacting a local professional. It sounds like you have some sink-age or movement going on. Coul...
What project are you working on now?
I have completed many home projects. Some of the smaller projects were replacing light fixtures and new floors in my two bathrooms. The larger projects included 150ft cobblestone wall and a new exposed aggregate driveway. Currently I also have a DIY blog.Not as popular as Bob Vila, but it does pretty well. Check it out when you get a chance. www.fixupthishouse.com
What is your favorite tool?
My favorite tool is what ever tool will get the job finished with as little effort as possible. So...My favorite tool changes from project to project.
What's your favorite Bob Vila memory?
Watching Bob Vila was sort of a family thing.I remember back in my younger years, everybody would gather around the tube and watch This Old House with Bob Vila. No particular show comes to mind.My strongest memory is he was always working on some old huungus house up in Massachusetts.
If the porcelain is worn you may have a problem restoring the white. This may be that the porcelain is so thin and the rust is coming from the cast...
If the door wants to close, that means the door is tilted in. You would have to move the top hinge out. You could also move the bottom hinge in a b...
Kind of tough to suggest without seeing or hearing. Sounds like you have air entering someplace. Sounds like it might be a small opening since it...
I noticed you said well. Is this a water well? sounds interesting David
How's it going? Sounds like you either left a relationship or had some financial problems. You say you are alone and starting over. Cheer up, thi...
A handheld circular saw is a power saw. About the only time you would this is to cut 2x4's or some other type of wood. A local carpenter usually ha...
Re: Do I have to completely remove the old carpet adhesive before laying new carpet on a concrete subfloor?
You don't have to get it clear down to the concrete. But you do want to make sure you remove high spots and loose material. A tool that really wo...
I would think that drilling new holes and running new wires would be sufficient. If you really want to be safe you could use BX or armored wire. T...
Hi there I am referring you to a Bob Vila article on removing wallpaper. Just follow the link. Should be helpful for you. Good luck and thanks fo...
It sounds like your switch is going bad. I would mention it to your landlord since that should be his responsibility. The switches can be replaced...
Shoe or quarter round would look the best. But that involves a lot more work than caulk. Silicone is good but is hard to work with. Use a premium...
I have painted 1' x 1' ceiling tile before and they turned out pretty good. I don't think I would use compound over them. The surface is not stabl...
It sounds like the floor may have been particle board. You don't give much info. It's tough to know what your objective is. You could install ply...
Hey, how's it going I have done a lot of laminate work. I have never tried attaching it to concrete. I would try a small piece first. One of the ...
I tried to find the plans onsite but kept getting directed somewhere else. I did a search for wheelchair plans and came up several different plans...
You should be ok as long as you use a good quality primer such as Kilz. Ask for recommendations at your local paint store Thanks David
The mineral spirits may have affected the finish. It could also be a film left by the cleaner. The spirits may have loosened up residues left by o...
I was in home depot an noticed that there is a glue less system for doing backsplashes. The mastic piece is stuck to the wall. The tile stick to th...