Local building codes vary quite a bit from one town to the next.You may not need a permit at all or you could be told exactly how to build it.Check...
MatchesMember since 09/01/00
Cured concrete can be cleaned with muriatic or hydrochloric acid products available at hardware stores.Sealing concrete,especially outdoors is a to...
As the homeowner,I would want to know if thehouse has done all the settling it's going to do or is it going to continue.Do you know if this is rece...
It sounds as though it is piped so you can drain the hot water lines for repairs...but someone who can see it could tell better.
When your main shut-off doesn't work,it is not a good situation!You can try to give the valve a little bit more of a turn with channel lock pliers....
Without seeing and knowing more, it's kind of difficult to answer this one,however,pipes can be insulated fairly inexpensively and/or you may be ab...
Start at the Town Hall to find out the history of the property and where the water is coming from.They should be able to help you out or at least i...
Of course my use of the term "joys" was sarcastic but I'm an optimist.How the house was advertised was not mentioned in your first post.I responded...
Welcome to the joys of homeownership and the thrill of feeling like it will collapse tomorrow!By now you've found out all the stuff you wish you kn...
I bought the same kind of house!I have all the faucets I need but thanks anyway.Good luck and hope all goes well.
What to do after the tub is out is much easier than getting the tub out.Without seeing, it's difficult to give advice however,the tub is taking the...
This is actually kind of fun every year...like raking leaves! Air in the system can be bled by opening a bleed valve on the upper most radiator or ...
I have many low voltage transformers where I work and three 120 volt halogen ceiling lights.Transformers are safe and usually have a decent life to...
Acetone should remove paint from the glass however, you need to be careful with the plastics as Acetone will attack some plastics.Charcoal starter ...
A few things to ponder here:A water main shaking your house will shake everyones house around you.Make sure you don't have a faulty valve situation...
Formed fiberglass "liners" are sold here in New England at some landscape/garden centers which also carry garden pond accessories.Try any websites ...
When I bought my house 15 years ago I ran into about the same situation.Built in 1955 and actually had water stains along basement walls which,I wa...
If you have,or can obtain a Microsoft new PCmanual, it outlines what you need to network.From what I've read in just skimming the networking sectio...
There are decent anchors available for hollow doors such as plastic togglers.To install you drill about a 1/4 in. hole,press two plastic wings toge...
A few years back I received a wildflower mix from a company which specializes in same.Their directions for planting were very detailed and required...