Thanks Hollywood. Now an even more obvious question...does each fixture (toilet, lav, shower, tub) need to have its own vent? The current configu...
Look in the August 1999 issue of Fine Homebuilding magazine (issue #125). Although you cannot access individual articles, the Fine Homebuilding we...
The previous owners had installed a P-trap in the ABS drain line for the bathroom lavatory. This was in addition to the P-trap which is plumbed w...
Does anyone have experience with Plycem or similar products as substrate for tile? Is this a viable alternative to plywood or concrete backerboard...
OK, I've decided that I cannot remove my 1/2" plywood subfloor, but that I will lay down a substrate for the tile over it. However, my new dilemma...
Thanks for the response, bc. My biggest problem now is that the current (inadequate) 1/2" subfloor plywood extends under all the walls of the hous...
I will be tiling a large area in my living room, bedroom, and kitchen. Currently, these areas are carpeted, with 1/2 inch plywood subfloor over th...
My log home has some sort of hard-shell shellac on the exterior. I'm told that this isn't an appropriate sealer/preservative for the logs, because...
I have a corrugated galvanized steel roof over my log home. I have problems with snow slumping off the deck roof onto the walk below. Does anyone...
Just a suggestion off the top of my head ....maybe you can sand it off....it will leave a mark, and you'd be careful not to dig too deep into the b...
I understand the electrical code which demands that boxes be of a particular size according to the number of wires which are inside of the box. C...
Any suggestions on how to reduce ice damming problems in a cathedral ceiling? Will I need to re-do the roof to install sofit vents, baffles along ...