My house is less than three years old. The front corner of my house is a guest bedroom and I have noticed in winter the shifting of the house has split the tape betwe... See more
I have a mansard roof home in the Chicago area. With recent weather, I had some frozen pipes and tub drain. They are, unfortunately, on the outside wall on the sout... See more
Does anybody know how to remove the deep vine roots from aluminum siding?
I bought a cat tree with tension bar and adjusts up to 108 inches... However I didnt think about our vaulted ceiling. Any suggestions on how to fix this or anything I... See more
I would like to install 2-3 floating shelves in front of this tile backsplash, but I really don't want to drill into the tile. I thought perhaps I could side mount th... See more
I bought brick paneling to use as a backsplash. It is grey and white. What should I use to seal it that won't yellow? I want a coating that I can wash if needed
my question is how many open vents (for crawl space) are required n what if some are blocked?
Ok, I LOVE this site!! My husband and I are new to DIY and we get alot of information from here! We have replaced lighting in our kitchen and now have holes in our sh... See more
I'm renting an old 2 story house. Not very well insulated. I cover the windows with plastic. What else can I do to keep it warmer with a low budget?
We are relatively new owners of a old house with a combination of charm and defered maintenance. I would like to do something great to the paneled walls and drop ceil... See more
I have molding in my dining room I just bought the house, I saw this piece that looked awkward. I checked on it, and my finger went right through it. There was a huge... See more
Hole needs plaster. Wooden lathe underneath. Plaster is ¼ to ½ deep depending on edge. I think just plastering over this will not work, it will just fall again over... See more
Whoever adhered the wallpaper in our bathroom did a GREAT job-stuck on like it is the wall! What is the easiest and best way to remove?
I bought a home that was built in 1962 and am in the process of updating it. I have some bad patchwork which was done on the kitchen ceiling. Does anyone have any s... See more
I bought an older log house and I want to cover the logs with paneling how do I ininsulate
I have beadboard in my mudroom that keeps on separating between panels. I will caulk it, and it will look OK for a month or so. Then it will start to crack and separ... See more
I am wanting to remove older wallpaper from a few rooms in my house and would like some tips on making the process as easy as possible.
We have vinyl siding, and this summer I put up window boxes. I used "L" shaped brackets. Whenever there was rain, and it soaked the planter boxes, the weight would pu... See more
We are trying to sell our small home and need help. The weathered cedar shakes are unevenly weathered and look dirty. Help? The interior may need (decluttering) sugge... See more
How do I finish a wall that looks like this? And make a doggie gate? While I was in the hospital my dear Little Brother decided to wall up the kitchen and add a doggi... See more
Hi everyone! The old, stacked stone & mortar retaining wall we had in front of our house fell down after all of the rain we had in the Midwest last week. As you can s... See more