We are faced with spending time and moneyon our home exterior.It is presently painted and we would either have tore-paint or re-move the paint from...
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Is there a pre-made form for making outdoor steps with paving stones? I rmember seeing one once where they anchored the form then simply filled in...
I am due to close on a new home this month. The problem is the builder will not release a date to our attorney despite the fact that they sent us ...
I know that my house is a kit house, but its construction is very different.The walls are similar to a log cabin, though it is tounque and groove h...
We purchased an 40 year old farm house six years ago. I am now ready to decorate. However, this home has all mahoganey wood trim which is in need...
I have a European masonry wood stove that has an odd size fire brick lining the fire box. The brick is not available on the market in the dimensio...
We are building our house here in Panama, we have smooth finished (uncured and unpainted) concrete walls. Can I use all purpose joint compound to t...
Recently moved into a new house, and having the washer/dryer delivered this weekend.We found out the the prior owners, on the dryer venting, ran 4"...
Our builder (house built in 2000) did ot use green board for any of our bathrooms with showers. They maintain that in Michigan you don't need gree...
I have gotten crazy glue on one of my eyeglass lenses and can't seem get it off, even when using nail polish remover. Any other suggestions?
Any quick solution to this problem? Changing a lock (actually adding) on a basement door.Took out the old knob, the new knob is too large for the h...
I have a weslock door latch that failed. I have gone to three hardware stores and can not find a latch as short as this one. I don't want to repl...
I just found a new board out there. Its got a lot of cool features. http://www.contractorschatroom.com -bucketboss
Help! (Please). I sealed my driveway recently, and despite the favorable weather forecast for the week, it rained almost exactly 24 hours after I...
I have a 2 story house. The 1st floor is brick and the 2nd is lap board. When it rains hard my 1st floor windows leak from between the wood frame a...
Anyone have any ideas/advice for a layout of a driveway in front of a new colonial? Please help!
Hello,My husband recently recieved the very special gift of a bedframe from the home of his grandmother who passed away about 2 yrs ago. The frame ...
We live on an alley and need to put in an additional parking space. We have dug the space 5" deep and are ready to frame out the space so we can lo...
I just bought a foreclosure and the bedroom which is about 20X14 has celing tiles. Halfway down the room is an opening about 5 inches and then it c...
I have recently purchased an older home with a fireplace in the kitchen. The fireplace is the same height as the stove and has a propane hook-up w...