I have hw floors in a 50-year-old house. The floors are in good shape except for a few scratches where file cabinets, frig, etc., were moved. How c...
I recently purchased an old farm house with a well. The current pump is a jet pump residing in our basement. It is a 20/40 pump that puts out abo...
We have started to return our "modernized" 1920's Colonial to its original splendour - we now have beautiful dark oak stairs - but the entrance hal...
Anyplace to check out price range for installation and pads? I have a good idea on the carpet price, but live in a small town and just want to make...
The hardwood floor in our kitchen bay area is very cold. I just finished the basement and insulated between the floor joist and drywalled basement ...
I just had a Humidifier installed on our furnace and now we have condensation(ice) on windows. There are 2 windows on the back of the house in our ...
I've replaced several bulbs in my basement landing light, which is recessed in the ceiling. I've even replaced the socket and checked the rest of ...
I have been prepping my dining room walls for painting, stripping old wallpaper. One of my walls, unlike the others, has primer on it, painted ont...
Can you tell me roughly how long it would take 2x16 floor joists to begin to rot in an unvented crawl space, 2" over a dirt pad. The joists are hol...
we have recently discovered a tin ceiling in our dining room that had been covered over with a drop ceiling. two small sections have water damage ...
HEY, MY WIFE AND I JUST BOUGHT A HOUSE BUILTIN 1938, IT HAS ONE BATH DOWNSTAIRS,WE'RE THINKING OF MAKING A CLOSET UPSTAIRS INTO A HALF BATH, I TALK...
I just saw the computer controlled shower head on the show today. I would like to know the cost and availability of the system. The show also inclu...
I am convinced my water bill has gone up with the installation of the new low flow toilets. Multiple flushes and frequent clogs are the reason. I...
I flick the switch on my garbage disposal and NOTHING happens -- not even an enigine hum. What are the steps I take to check this out?
looking for information on national home prefab houses built in the 50's. Looking to find out if a interior wall is weight bearing or not.
We are planning to finish our basement and the work has begun. The walls were already up when we moved in. While removing drywall in one spot for t...
I am looking an attic ladder that has a rough opening at least 30" wide. I would prefer Al instaed of wood. We have 8' ceilings. I have only fou...
I need to clean some tarnished brass switch plates and then to protect them so that don't oxidize. I recall seeing Bob having refered to a method o...
I am looking for a manufacturer of custom False doors. I have a room, that I want to install a false door into a stand 32" frame.Any suggestions?
remove old caulking from sink area,around tub and bathroom sink.application tips for new caulk?