Janice, It's pretty hard to put all that in perspective but I think I can help you find your own answer. Use a piece of graph paper and let e...
By using a "Solid Color" stain you can achieve a painted look. You can get these stains in almost any color in both oil and latex. Recommend "dippi...
There are several unknowns that would help in making this decision. What is the radius of the curve? What type of wood are you using? How thick are...
Try to see if your well pump is running even though your not using any water. If it is you may have a split in a pipe. Another way would be to h...
Yes. It all needs to be piped into an ejector pit. (like a large sump crock) An ejector pump will then grind everything up and pump it into your...
You were advised correctly. Dishwasher waste lines are designed to use the trap under your kitchen sink. Mike
Are your drain lines plastic or galvanized or cast iron? Galvanized and cast iron tend to build up over years of usage and the flow can be sever...
Replacing your sink sounds expensive. If you went to a standard sink your plumbing would have to be taken out of the wall and supplied from with...
When operating your dryer, your actually creating a negative pressure on your house. All the air it pushes out has to be replaced from somewhere...
I'm not sure of a good way to patch the area but a good way to stop it from happening again is to "super glue" the loose end to the other carpet...
If you set a tiolet on a rough surfaced tile, set it in a bed of the same grout you used for the tile. This will help you level the toilet and i...
I've always been a believer in a 3/4" plywood underlayment subfloor with 1/2" partical board on top. OSB is so rough that it shortens the life s...
Yes. I've installed 12" x 12" marble tiles before and any "cut" edge was always dull. I ended up using a varnish or polyurethane and it shined j...
I've seen Pergo, or at least a Pergo look alike, in a restaraunt and it was not holding up well. I'll agree with the ceramic tile as a great cho...
There are several types of "loose" insulation that do not contain asbestos. Yours sounds like "vermiculite" which was popular in that time perio...
If the window your talking about is a "thermopane" then it lost it's seal. I'm not aware of anyway to fix that short of buying a new one. ...
Most asbestos would be found in insulation, floor tiles, floor tile adhesive, pipe insulation, or in transite siding. Mike
Try cleaning up the area from the outside and remove any loose concrete. Also "Groove" out any existing cracks. Try using a product called "Hyda...
I just poured the foundation to my new house yesterday using, what sounds like, that same system. (TF) My basement uses 10' tall walls stepped down...
Yes. The nice part about not attaching the deck to the house is that any rain will run down the siding to the ground and not get hung up at the dec...