Hi Kyle, Here are some thoughts: Since you mention a septic system, I will assume that you are probably on well water also? Well water is un...
We have had same problem. Live in Colorado on the 'High Plains and it's windy almost every day. The other days it's really blowing Hard! Found th...
Spray insulation seems to run up to 3 times what batt insulation costs. To use or not to use depends on your weather conditions. I did not use it...
Masonite siding has several law suits in the works so do not know if is even available? May want to go to www.google.com and search for Masonite s...
Given your situation, you may want to consider the spray in foam insulation to insure every possible opening is sealed and maximum possible insulat...
Hi William2. We installed a Takagi propane model and it has a great output that can easily supply 2 baths. Did require extra expense to have it i...
One problem we found in having a new home built is some 'play' between the joists and support beams. Try tapping in some wood shims in the area wh...
Yes, the 'box' is a good solution if you do not want to replace the recessed fixtures. The 'IC' class allow insulation right against the fixture. ...
Frank, I am not a lighting expert but we just finished having our home built and lighting was a big question. We have 10 ft ceilings and I do not ...
I've seen it in one of the big 'box' stores. It was a type of caulk rather than a spray insulation.
Take a piece of the broken wall with paint on it and most paint places, including the big 'boxes', will be able to closely match it. Plan to paint...
Am not an 'expert' by any means but just finished having a new home built and would never have one without 'housewrap'. Consider all those spaces ...
Usually the diverter valve is located on the spout. If so, remove & replace the spout/diverter assembly. Need to remove it first and take it with...
Malarkey has a good product and does have a web site with warranty info. As with all products, there is the top-of-the-line and 'other' available ...
We just finished having a new 'custom' home built. Our arrangement with the builder allowed me full access to all stages of construction. Now I w...
Yes, you can repair areas of the flooring yourself. The major problem in your case will be to remove the stains. Suggest sanding down to the bare...
Not so with the newer foam made especially for doors & windows. It provides a much better seal and does not distort the window frame.
You may really want to rethink this. 18-20 inches above the cooktop is very low and may well hit you in the face when cooking. Ours is about 28 i...
Yes! You need to have your water tested as it come from the well. It may be caused by the system in your house or may just be 'bad' water from th...
Better yet, get it pre-primed and do not apply it when wet. The primer will keep water from soaking into the product but best to be safe. While w...