That's a tough one. You do NOT want to use that expanding foam type as it may expand & bulge the walls. Have seen professional blown-in insulatio...
With a 100 year old house, the doors would look great with those 'imperfections'. Should not want them to look new. Can minimize the stain differ...
Amy, I just did our bathroom. Is light grey tile with light grey grout (never do that light grout again). Got a double kit of Zap at Sam's Club ...
This sounds like air leakage where the window sections meet and where it meets the sill. Can you add/change weather stripping?
Need more info. Excessive moisture can be caused by excessive mosture inside the home or by excessive temperature migration through the window/fra...
The higher the better. Placing it lower increases the chance of rain/snow intrusion. Try to get it up under the eve.
Sounds like the inlet valve assembly is leaking a bit. Try pulling up the float & see if that stops the sound. If so, might get by with more adju...
Well water is untreated so it may breed various organisme. Might think about adding either UV or ozone treatment if you plan to store the water fo...
Sorry, I have not heard of that brand and, as you know, there does not seem to be any info on them on the web. Many times contractors tend to auto...
Your windows are a major expense and a major energy savings (or waste) in new home construction. I would not rely on the brand the builder suggest...
Thanks for the response. Am looking to new construction next year & was wondering if a radiant barrier as well as a vapor barrier is useful for li...
Sorry, I did not catch that one. I did see the one where the used the 'No-Coat Pre-Finished Corners' and have since used them. They are great and...
Regular concrete should have reinforcing mesh. Concrete with fiber additive does not require this mesh.
Is your home on a cement slab? Some older home with the copper pipes in direct contact with the cement develope leaks over time. Can't figure the...
Sounds like your PVC drain is partially plugged. Check the drip pan under the A/C to see if it's overflowing. Best is to apply either air or watt...
Here are a couple sites to check out for windows/glass: Superglass: http://www.southwall.com/products/superglass.html and Hurd windows: http://w...
Yes, heat gain in direct sun will be a 'problem'. Can have overhanging eves that will provide much shade in summer while allowing sunlight for win...
A friend of ours lives in Colorado and had a deck put in with some sort of 'plastic' material. Avoid that type as it expands/contracts in large am...
Might check with your local building dept to see if there is any code limitation. Otherwise, just the longer the run is, the harded the dryer has ...
It could be the problem. The foam could seal it off if you can access it. Be sure to use the newer 'gentle rising' foam. Some of the older types...