Before you go to a great expense, remove the faucet aereator and clean all the small holes. These typically clog after repair of older pipes.
Best check with local building codes. Some basement windows must meet egress requirements and am not sure double hung will meet codes??
We are in the final stages of building a new home. Our arrangement with the builder allowed us complete access so I've spent lots of time at the c...
We have the same problem. We both are tall and everything seems to be made for the 'average' folk as of about 40 years ago. We are building a new...
Sealing the house is not a good idea. Many have found that 'sick homes'result and mold is one such problem. What you really need is a good fresh ...
Silicone does not attract dirt like the other choices but may have to be applied more often.
Best check local building codes. Do not think they would approve attaching directly to the cement walls without insulation. Codes vary widely so c...
Think you mean a GFCI (Ground Fault Interupter Circuit). They are required by most codes when near sinks (or water).
Terry Love has a report on low flow toilets at: http://www.terrylove.com/crtoilet.htm I personally recommend a 'comfort height' (ADA) toilet as the...
I don't know about Borax but a mild bleach solution will kill existing mold. However, that will not cure the underlying problem of how did the mol...
Sorry, I do not have a sample contract. Guess there are too many to view. We are in final stage of having a custom home built in Colorado. The c...
Try: http://www.icynene.com/ While it does go in 'wet', it does not support the growth of mold.
Check under GeoThermal Heating and Cooling. Systems like this generally use the constant temperature of the underground 'coolant' to support a 're...
We're in the same position except that we ran out of available cash after all the 'upgrades' we required. Don't think time is an issue unless ther...
Probably have different instructions for different models. All should come with good installation instructions. Basically, you need to go into th...
Could be the ballast. Can get them at any home hardware store. Some basic electrical skills needed (Power - OFF, Disconnect & connect wires).
I would suggest that wood siding, of any kind, for a vacation home in AZ is not a good idea. Potential fuel if fires are near. Might want to look...
There is no way to tell from your limited info. It probably depends on the slope of the land. If your potential home is at the top of the slope, ...
There are literally hundreds of photo editing software out there. Prices range from about $50 to over $500. Really depends on how extensive you w...
Cedar will react with various metals and cause staining. Best to use either galvanized or stainless ring shank nails. Screws ar fine but more wor...