The thickness is necessary because the insulation needs to have dead air space inside of it in order to do its job. It will not work as well if it...
The advantages of oil paint are diminishing as manufacturers produce more wear-resistent latex paints. Doors get dirtier and require more frequent...
Sanding it is the easiest way to do it. Adding more paint will only add to the bumps and "valleys" fairly equally, not level it out much. You als...
Interesting idea, but I use a pencil to circle the spot lightly. You are going to sand and re-paint, anyway, so why worry about it or make it more...
Let the goof off or goo gone sit on the finish to soak in to the paint. Ideally, it will weaken the paint but not harm the wood finish. Then gent...
check my reply in basements. They do exist, they are good, but they are not commonly available in home centers.
It depends upon your personal preferences and the existing design of your home. Slate might look fantastic in one home, and awful-tacky in another...
It is difficult to tell without seeing it. You might have embedded grease that can come out with a powerful cleaner, or you might need to sand or ...
First, there is no "preferred way." Pros use both. Metal is stronger, can provide a grounding point for any devices connected to it, and is neces...
Yes, they do exist. Do a google search for "bartop epoxy" and you will find several suppliers. You will not find it at mega centers because it is...
Something funky is going on because there should not be any relation between the attic fan and your kitchen and living room. The attic fan should ...
Get a pro right now. There are so many variables we cannot assess on the Internet. It could be a minor problem, or it could be a serious, even li...
It is possible that the outdoor air has more humidity, which "releases" the smell. However, from what you describe, it is more likely that some ca...
Bleach is the best thing to completely kill mold. It is the active ingredient in all the Tilex-type mildew products .
I agree with the suggestion of using drywall to cover it instead of painting it. Most brick is so pourous that it is virtually impossible to reall...
Drywall dust does not penetrate polyurethane unless it is scraped or scratched in. It should wash off with water.Although it is perhaps too late a...
The floor should be as level as possible. Otherwise, you will put unequal stress on certain parts of the pergo, causing it to buckle and possibly ...
Pull off the strip as gingerly as possible so that only the nails come out. You might want to use a putty knife between the floor and the prybar i...
Jay is correct that, for temperature control, you insulate the outer perimeter and only insulate within that perimeter if you want to maintain diff...