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In my attic, there are 1x4 lengths of wood attatched horizontally to every third roof beam (truss?). The boards, some warped, some tight, and some...
After lots and lots and LOTS of pondering what to do with the corridor kitchen in our 1916 home, I've come up with the following plan which will ho...
We are an importer of natural stone, slate, travertine, marble, quartz, sandstone, and onyx, in tile, slab, and mosaic patterns. If anyone in the t...
I'm currently helping to build an addition to our church. The exterior walls are cinder block and the church has voted to put stucco on the outside...
Hello, I have bought a newly constructed home built this year. I noticed today that there are many hairline,vertical cracks in the brick. I woul...
The chimney sweep said that I cant use my chimney without a liner. So I cant use my fireplace. Now I would think it already had a line. He said i...
I need help. I want to build a cement base 4' high 5' w 5'l that will hold a 2000 lb statue and I do not know how I would reinforce it without buil...
I need help with how to. I need to know the steps I need to take so that i can build on a large piece of commercial property that I own. I would ...
I have a piece of land that currently has a house and barn on it. I am toying with the idea of putting about 6 condos on the back portion of the la...
Hello, I'm looking to buy shelves that will fit into the slots in my St. Charles cabinets. They are 25" H and 23.5" D and various widths: 33", ...
Hi all. I'm new to this forum but recently purchased a home, so I imagine I'll be here a lot! We pulled up carpet in the basement only to find a...
We recently had storm damage and the drywall is wet. We want to remove it due to possible molding however the insurance company disagrees. I have s...
Has anyone tried Bean-E-Doo to remove mastic? It's made by a company called Franmar chemical....franmar.com. It's soybean based and is supposed t...
Surprise, Surprise! I've been planning to insulate and drywall in the closet under the stairs to my finished basement (below ground level). Yes...
I would like to know if its safe to place an eletric stove in front of a window... I can I do that place the stove in front of a window...
I recently moved into a townhouse and came across a problem with the toilet. It appears that water is leaking around the flapper. Instead of replac...
I have a co-op and we have a chronic complaining neighbor who shares our stairway wall. We need to soundproof our wall. They are old people and we ...
My son bought a home several months ago and immediately after moving in began to notice a very rank smell in the master bedroom. He has had the ca...
Built a 10X10 room for daughter 7 yrs ago. Now it is time to tear it down and get my garage back. Already disconnected all electrical and pulled up...