To add to what matches said...there are now low tempature paint formulas....your biggest problem is moisture(Dew,Rain). Also make sure that you sto...
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Just wrap it with fiberglass insulation, if you don't, the warm humid air will condense in the vent pipe and drip back into the fan.
Fill in the joist bays with blown in celuose insulation, add a second layer of 5/8" drywall above the boiler. As for the walls use 2x6 plates and ...
Is it gas or electric? Either way it shouldn't do this. You mentioned it was new, contact who ever installed it or who ever you purchased it from...
If the speakers are in-wall, you are going to have some fun and learn drywall repair. If they are surface moutnted, you can fish the wire up insid...
Stay with the suggested gap, as far as your door jambs...cut the bottom flush to the flooring so that the flooring slides under the jambs.
Put tile or vinyl flooring in the bathroom. There are infloor electric heat cables that can go into a tile floor so that it dosent feel cold. Thi...
The answer is yes...but there are conditions.All that you are saving is the labor and cost of the new plywood deck.You have a couple of options...1...
Go ahead and jack up the beam, Remove the brick pillers and break out the floor, dig down 24" and 30" square. Pour a new pier with a post base, R...
You should be able to do all of your work from above. I am guessing that you want to add a handrail and balusters to the other side and that you n...
You can contact a local cabinet maker, or go to one of the big box stores and tell them you want to replace your doors. You can also order them fr...
Buddy2, You need 15 risers and 14 treads, you also need 6'8" of headroom in a stairwell and a min width of 36" for a main stairwayYou can't even f...
Go ahead and Lag bolt the ledger to the brick, for 2 reasons 1. If you thru bolt with threaded rod, its not Galvanized.2. You have created a straig...
Go to one of the larger retail booksellers, and look thru there selection of carpentry books. Also browse the magazines and look for "Fine Homebui...
As my friend says "Don't worry about the mule going blind, just load the wagon"Try this, take some 2x4's and make a "T". Toe nail them together wit...
There are several things to consider, First do you have young children? Kids love to flush things, it could be that something has caught on the t...
Jay-J's list was great....in a nutshell, If you are worried about going up it DON'T!Another thing if you are alone let someone know that you are us...
First get the piece someplace dry (not Garage) and leave it for 3-4weeks to dry out, this way you can find out if it has gotten wet. Eastern Red C...
Try to forget the term "Cold Air Return" this is a misnomer it is really make up air, in most new homes the air return is up high not on the floor...