Dear Town,The best way I've found is to use either a flat shovel or an ice chopper. Jam it under the strips and lift. Caution!!!! Those ****ers are...
Deah Joiseygoil,Hi again. Go for the middle guy. But, make sure that he quoted insulation wrap and sealing in his quote.Len
Dear Woodbutcher,Turn the setting to Vacation on your water heater. It will keep the water from freezing if the temp drops. If it gets real cold wh...
Deah Joiseygoil,Being from Joisey originally, I have poetic license. LOL Put your cabinets in first. They're easier to level and you can grout righ...
Dear Chart,First off, is the "stub" cast iron or PVC? Second, if it is 4", than I believe strongly that it was meant for a commode, hence, no trap....
Dear Maria,One should not put self-stick tiles on bare cement. They will pop up within a month. As much as I do not like those self-stick tiles, it...
Hi Jason,Welcome to the group. Spelling is not as important as getting the right point across. We all have that problem from time to time.Len
Dear CC,Over the years I've tried many paints. The best I've used are Pride Paints, Porter Paints and Sherwin Williams. While the quality of the pa...
Dear Calamity,First off the Tarmac. You need to see how much wall you wish to open up. If your system is on one zone, then you need to isolate the ...
Dear Dan,First off, take off your golf spikes before walking on the ceramic. LOL Seriously, one CANNOT install hardwood over ceramic. To remove the...
Dear Dreams,That depends on what media you are using to patch with. If you are using plain walboard compound, you either need to tape the crack or ...
Dear Barbara,Be aware that ants also swarm. When the colony gats to large to support itself, the ants will breed a new queen and grow wings as term...
Dear Bucky,After the e-mails, I'm out of ideas. But for Merlin, Have you ever wondered why, when you left the bathroom, the smell disapears?Len
Dear Jay,Is your basement poured or block? If it is poured concrete, it has settled prematurely and the builder should fix it. The other avenue is ...
JayJ,I opened a group at Yahoo to let the members post pictures or drawings to help us help them. No response. Any comments?Len
Dear Foliv,First, what type of floor are you planning to install? Are your joists underneath sturdy? By wafer board, do you mean OSB? The more info...
Dear Tate,I agree with both Bob and Jay J., which brings to mind the age old question: What does one have when one has a lawyer buried up to his ne...
Dear H.,First off, I need to know your location before I can research your needs. What may be good for me in Ga., may not be good for you in China.Len
Dear WOAM,You can buy a Sawzall reciprocating saw for $ 100.00 or so that will do the job and save it for later projects. The saw is versatile and ...