We have a forced air oil furnace, about 8-9 years old. When we turned the heat on for the first time this season, the thermostat was set at 70, bu...
Yes, I suppose "transparent" would be more appropriate then. We want light to come through, but don't want to give a show to the neighbors. Thank...
I want to replace the tiny window in our bathroom with a larger window, but would like to find one that is similar to Anderson's architectural seri...
There is no breaker box in the garage. Just a buried 110 line running from the house breaker to the garage.Jason
I would like to run a 220 line to my workshop for a cabinet saw (220V/30 Amps), which is in a detached garage (20' behind the house). It is curren...
I have a Lennox Powermate "Blower Coils" that I want to donate to a charity. Can anyone give me a ballpark value of what these cost new?Thank you!J...
When unplugging a cord from a wall outlet, it sparked. I read something about this somewhere, but can't remember if this was a sign of a loose wir...
I am thinking of replacing the rotting cedar shingle siding on my house and garage with the Hardie shingleside product. Has anyone used this produ...
Currently, my workshop has a wall creating two rooms. The wall has one electrical outlet. I am taking down the wall, and would like to recess the...
You're right. . .I never would have thought of sending a thank you. I will do that now.Jason
Thank you for the advice. I would have tried you suggestions, but the county was at our house 15 minutes after I called! They snaked the line aga...
Hello, No, the home inspection didn't turn this problem up. We also can't get the previous owner to pay, since we bought the house "as is" from ...
Hello, Moved into our house 4 weeks ago. From the start, the toilet bubbled whenever anything drained (sinks, tub, washing machine). Plumber ca...
Our oil furnace needs 1X15X25 air filters, howver the stores in my area only carry 14 and 16 inch widths. Do 15" widths exist? Jason
Thought I'd add my 2 cents. . .we purchased a Whirlpool, electric 50 gal water heater at Lowes for $249, which has a lifetime warranty. We did set...
The final coat of polyurethane was applied to our hardwood floors on Sept. 18 morning. When can we begin to walk on it?Thanks,Jason
I am painting our dining room with American Tradition, Ultra White satin paint (the walls were painted flat finish previously). I first did the ed...
We need to have some electrical work done in a house we are buying. I want to get several estimates. Is it inappropriate to have more than one es...
What is an average price to install an outlet for a new hot water heater? How about "regular" 3-prong outlets in bedrooms? We have a list (9-10) ...
We also just bought a house with crawl space. Our home inspector said that we should put the vapor barrier on the ground, not on the insulation. I...