Is there anyway to identify if my walls are plaster or drywall. I have no contractor skill, simple housewife. I need the easy way.
HiI am taking dow a very old house and using the boards in my new house. I'd like to preserve some of the wall paper and newspaper with date 1938. the boards undernea... See more
Does anybody know how to remove the deep vine roots from aluminum siding?
My parent's passed away and we have a very limited budget to get the house ready to sell! We had a problem with leakage in the sunroom of my parent's house and the s... See more
We recently created an office and bedroom in our lower level. The contractor was suppose to "create" a door to cover the electrical panel but hasn't yet. I'd like t... See more
Looking for some advice on the best way to fix this split and sagging joist in my attic. Here's my relatively uneducated plan to fix it but not sure if i'm going abou... See more
This is the wood frame of my 3 window patio door - bulging wood - not sure when this damage happened. Is not wet now. Looking for type of professional that would be a... See more
Our daughter recently bought a townhouse that has popcorn ceilings throughout--- ugly and dated. I have read the best way to remove it is spraying a small section wit... See more
I’m horrible at DIY jobs. I am not sure I even have the proper tools.
built in 1950 I have a slump block home with plaster walls. I’ve been thinking of remov the plaster along the inner wall of my living by room to expose the block o... See more
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
Want to add shelves on a wall but don’t want to make unnecessary holes for brackets. From past experience with this old house I know that the studs are not consiste... See more
Please help me to get some sleep!! Noisy neighbour!
The people that have cut grass next to my condo, unfortunately have left some holes in my white siding. I am 71 and a widow and handicap. This was there when I bought... See more
Have wallpaper struck on Sheetrock. Tried everything to remove. Any idea?
We have a contemporary styled home with redwood trim. We have noted that newer homes have painted trim. The redwood is soft so there are knicks and scratches that n... See more
I'd like to take down our Closet Maid system. Any idea on the best way to remove these brackets with minimal damage? They're not in studs but are anchored somehow int... See more
I just bought the house and the glass door in the shower is quite ugly. I have tried different cleaning products, even vinegar and bleach. The glass is tinted but fro... See more
What is best way to get extra wallpaper glue off wall-or can I just use paint with primer?