My husband and I are looking at an old farmhouse built in 1910. To the best of my knowledge, there have been no significant updates to the electri...
I don't know if I can really help you, but here goes...there is something called low-E. I may be wrong, but I think it is a type of coating on the...
I have recently discovered evidence of carpenter ants on a weeping cherry tree of ours. This tree is mature and I would hate to lose it. Any sugg...
What are indications that it is time to replace your cedar siding? On the South side of our home, the siding is looking VERY cracked and aged. We...
In my Western Garden Book, it says Columbine can be planted in filtered shade. I don't know if it would be better to sow seeds for it in the sprin...
I have a book called "Western Garden Book" by Sunset. Now I live in the Pacific Northwest and this book does not have central or east coast states...
I can only give you an idea what we had to do and our home is about the same age. We have cedar siding on our home...the old windows were aluminum...
I forgot to add one thing...in regards to the granite counters...Have you thought of granite tiles instead of the one piece granite? It is a littl...
I think Mark is giving you some very sound advice. What I have learned from being a home owner is that remodeling kitchens and baths give you the ...
We have a home in the Pacific Northwest...where we get lots of rain. The majority of our property is above and behind our home and is a rocky hill...
David...Thank you for your response. I hadn't really thought about the expense of selling our home, short of the repairs that we would want to mak...
rpxlpx...we like our area and plan to either stay here or move somewhere close. I have considered the factors you mentioned. I guess I just wonde...
I am hoping someone may be able to help me. We have a home that we are thinking of either selling or adding on. We are in need of another bedroom...
Great idea rpxlpx!!! I will remember that one for any quick holes I want to fill!!!! Thanks!
My experience is that you would use a little joint compound to fill these holes. The stark white of the joint compound would show up against the c...
The only thing that I can suggest is try going through their old lender to get their homeowner's insurance co's name. If there was a lien on the h...
The only thing that I can add is an experience of my own with our home inspector...We bought a 1963 ranch home a few years ago. The house needed n...