Our 92-year-old house came with these (probably original) glass doorknobs and brass backplates, and we're unsure if we want to keep them or replace them with somethin... See more
I have an addition on the back of the house. How do I stabilize that so it will hold an addition on top of it for the second floor with a full bath included?
My cousin's home is a shambles. It started life as a small concrete block home, and then had a room added on to the back, but a little higher so uneven steps go from... See more
If there is outdated paneling in a house what can be done besides removing it to update the room.
I've successfully done a paper bag floor, but it was over wood underlayment. Has anyone ever tried it over vinyl?
Yesterday Les and I had to help his sister Laurie when her pipes froze and busted causing damage to the underside of her mobile home. Les got the pipe fixed but when ... See more
Tomorrow I will be viewing a couple used manufactured homes at an RV resort park. Despite the units being quite close to each other, the center grounds and lake are g... See more
I have a 4 bedroom home with workshop/extra rooms with bathroom. It needs lots of maintenance, outside courtyard needs painting, needs new carpets in bedrooms, a ne... See more
I have low ceilings in a 1950's Florida 3/2 a BIG change from our vaulted ceilings in Illinois. Looking for tips and tricks to make my ceiling "feel" higher. Any idea... See more
we have two weight bearing posts that were covered with ugly tiles, we tore the tile off now we got 3 two by 4 s holding the ceiling up and need to hide them, with li... See more
I cannot organize, my rooms are too small, and I have no talent in the garden department either.
I am moving into a new town home in 2 weeks. I don't have a decorating bone in my body! I need help & suggestions for paint colors, rugs, furniture arrangements, & ju... See more
These walls are made of some kind of cheap paneling. If you bump them lightly or if the kids throw something they indent and the paint chips off. I am trying to figur... See more
Would like opinion on which window curtains to match together. Have 2 LR windows, 1 dining room, 1 kitchen. Open floor plan. Kitchen is opened to living room and woul... See more
I am looking to update the front of the house. Mainly the porch/cubby area. Suggestions for the lighter color brick area (its fake brick attached to pieces of plywoo... See more
Why does one paint a ceiling the same color of walls, a matter of preference, does it make a room look smaller, larger?
We recently purchased a home that has the highest profile of texture I have EVER seen! The home has about 4 different textures in it and it will cost a fortune to hav... See more
Has anyone ever attempted leveling their own home?
The house is a med.blue with white trim. What color would be good for the front door?
I live in a home with over 100 canned lights. Which frankly I hate! I've bought some of the conversion kits with pendant lights but at $45 and up I just cannot afford... See more
We are renovating a 1979 brick home ( will put some pics up in a bit ) mostly cosmetic such as paint, fixtures, flooring, etc. Our small hallway, after taking down se... See more
I want to use pallet boards to cover my current white ceilings
I am a designer that likes to make the clients style the focus and not just put my branded look on every project. I may not want to live in some of the spaces I creat... See more