Also check that the cooling coils are free of dust, etc and that the cooling fan in working and clean. After that, it's time to call the repairman.
Greg, the 'Construction Manager' or 'Project Manager' concept is a good one to save money; however, it leaves you open to all kinds of liability. ...
Stick with a reputable name manufacturer and check the specs carefully. All siding is not made the same. Some is thin & flimsy - don't use any li...
The easy way is to use the pre-formed 'No-Coat' system. Pretty foolproof and does not use a separate corner bead since it comes inside the pre-for...
For Blakeldu with Kholer toilet: Check the fill assembly and see if it has 3 screws securing the top where the float arm pivots. I had an older K...
There are usually two main areas to consider. The first is the flapper. It can be old & defective or, as stated before, the chain may catch under...
I'll vote for the composite. Never requires treatment and does not have any arsenic (sp?) to worry about. No rot or splinters. Be sure to get on...
Have you replaced the washer? That's first step and, maybe, the packing around the handle stem. After all that tightening, you may have damaged t...
You probably saw HydroMaid. Try their web site at: http://www.hydromaid.com/ Runs about $300 plus installation. Don't know how successful they ar...
Ice makers seem to last from 5 to 10 years. If yours is of that age, it may be cheaper to get a replacement from local parts supplier. Usually co...
A painted deck sounds like a losing proposition from the start. Wood exposed like a deck will never retain paint without peeling & cracking. Also...
Looks like a good place to hire an architect. They can design the stairs to meet your needs and the header that would be required to go thru that ...
Remove the fuel bowl at the carb and check that the very small holes are clear. Also will enable you to clean out and crud.
Sounds like the 'foundation' on your garage is typical of a slab garage but not adequate for a 2nd story addition. Consult with your local code fo...
Humidifies can 'smell' if the water is allowed to set in the humidifier - it gets moldy & yucky. See if you can get one that only supplies water d...
In your heat, a radiant barrier is a good idea but must be coupled with good attic ventilation. Be sure the eve vents are not covered with insulat...
The Grabber 'No-Coat corners come in both square corner and bullnose: http://www.no-coat.com/splash_intro.htm
http://www.kinetico.com/residntl/index.htm Give Kinetico a go. Works from actual water passed thru unit rather than a timer. No electrical timer...
Never notch out a joist since the top & bottom are stress points. Instead, consider drilling holes thru the middle area Later can seal around hol...
Spray in 'foam' is by far the best as it also seals any openings that would otherwise allow cold/hot air to enter. However, it is also more costly...