You can paint the trim any color you want, after all its your house! Every room can be different if you want. Stick with something that complemen...
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Better yet hire someone to cut the T-111. To try and prove negligence on the framers part would be next to impossible. Was the house built in the...
I've been working in the area for over 20 years. As long as the house is allowed to dry out before it is sealed up and the sub floor is at 6% mois...
What do they look like? are they split, sawn, decorative, brushed? Take one to a lumber yard (NOT BIG BOX STORE!) and ask if they can match it
The chance of asbestos being in mineral wool is slight at best. You need to have more concern over the Floor covering, Heating insulation, Siding ...
First, laminated wood cabinets are differnt than laminate cabinets. Yes, you can paint p-lam (Formica). With the proper prep work.No, it is not re...
If I understand your question, you have an outside corner of a box. Cut the corner bead at 45 degrees so they meet in the corner.Mud one side of t...
In simple terms YES and No.Yes you can put a hole in the wall. But your house may fall down if not done correctly. While this may sound like a DI...
Footers are another term for footings. Footing size will differ depending on the size of your home and soil type. Single story on crawl space, on ...
Yes, provided that the varnish is not peeling. Sand to remove the sheen and apply a quality adheasive primer(like ICI Gripper).Then paint.
You would be better off to go thru the foundation wall or under the footing instead of drilling thru the footing.
You will need to rent a diamond saw to cut the foundation wall, or check in the phone book under concrere cutting and hire it out.
Just that! 6pt socket grips the nut or bolt on all 6 flat edges, 12pt grips only on the points, thus 6pt has more grip strength than 12 but 12 is...
Yes, most use tension springs. Depending on how old the windows are, you should still be able to find parts.On the side of the frames connected to...
I live in Washington state and have seen 1 1/2" of water sit on the floor of homes during framing, and have had to go in and drill holes in the sub...
Set the nail heads below the surface of the treads.Why, would you take building advice from your barber?
I try to keep the old webster by the computer just for that reason, but every now and then one sneaks by.