Some types of insulation are especially made for better sound insulation. Check with your local dealer or research on the web (google).
Modern homes are better sealed against air infiltration to improve energy efficiency. This means that the air in the house gets pretty stale and h...
Solid surface is a wonderful material but requires an 'expert' to install it correctly. It must be machined exactly to insure the joints will matc...
Have you considered the run off from the cracks between the decking boards? Might want to consider a system such as: http://www.dry-b-lo.com/ Th...
First you need to specify the type of door (fiberglass, wood, steel, etc) and then ask the paint manufacture's recommendation for that type of door.
Look to get a quality saw. A really good quality table saw can make you look like an expert while a cheaper version will never satisfy. Don't was...
Yes, Alside is a good name in siding as well as windows. Just remember that there are many levels of quality product. You get what you pay for so...
Assume you are talking about OSB? It is a good product but is not as stiff as plywood of the same thickness. Look to your finished flooring and s...
This can be more complicated than it sounds. Seldom will just insulation do the sound proofing you want. Sounds transmit thru solid objects bette...
HardiPlank is the cement fiber product and is impervious to water and rot. There have been some problems with incorrect installation (installing w...
It is common practice to pour the cement only where needed. For example, on a sloped lot, some of the walls may be a full 8 ft while others may be...
Glenn is correct. By no means ever use 'plastic'. That could cause you very bad problems later. 'House Wrap' is designed to allow moisture to es...
That's pretty much a personal choice. We're tall so have raised our counters & sinks 2 inches above 'normal' to 38 inches. See what is comfortabl...
You can do it without a stud finder. Draw a light line where you want to place the bag. Tap lightly with a small hammer or screwdriver handle to ...
My opinion. Think you could take a 2x4 and make it long enough to span about 3 or 4 Joists. Secure it to them with several screws for each joist. ...
Thanks for the response. Saw one site where they addressed the paint problem and recommended priming with Duron Bond & Seal (http://www.southface....
Just starting building our new home and a local builder mentioned that he had heard about problems with Hardiplank siding. Was not sure what the p...
For that installation where the lights may extend into insulation and attic space, the 'IC' (in contact with insulation) and 'Air Tight' will be be...
More and more companies are making them these days. Need to decide on gas/propane or electric. Here are a couple sites: http://www.tanklesswaterh...
Inswing doors are more easily kicked in by a burglar so an outswing door will be more secure as long as the hinges are not removeable and/or the do...