Does anyone know how to remove screws and vents that a previous owner painted over years ago? I would like to do it with the least amount of mess as possible, but I d... See more
I have air vents around the crawl space that open based on tempurature Question I have is when I had the plastic under the crawl space replaced, the new vents insta... See more
I have seen a post from the mot-daughter team on using lattice panels to hide air conditioners
If I don't have a basement do I need to perform a radon test?
I bought a used Floor model A/C, cleaned the filters but I notice a musty smell when I use it also one side the air is much stronger.... thoughts?
My parent’s basement bathroom is being taken over by mold. The vent isn’t working and I’m not sure how to clean it without spreading the mold. Is this a scenari... See more
My house does not have air-conditioning. Portable, electric fans don't always do much, just circulate hot air. Is there any kind of fan or system, short of $15K insta... See more
Unfortunately our central AC compressor stopped working. We had a company come hoping it was simply freon. Not so. Due to funds we had to get several room units, work... See more
how to get your air ducks cleaned when no air flows through 3 of your rooms
Heating baseboard is pulling away from wall, how to repair?
.Hi All, I realized one of the Air conditioner vents in the bedroom is not very effective. This was the case during winters too, even if the thermostat was high at th... See more
I have a crawl space accessed thru a hatch in an upstairs bedroom closet. I attempted to go up there and it was so hot it was unbearable. I’m thinking of some kind ... See more
I know this is not a DIY project but does anyone know if there is a furnace that can be place in a crawlspace? My crawlspace is 3 feet deep.
I'm considering replacing my current heating system. Can you talk about the pros and cons of gas heating vs. oil heating, and whether it is worthwhile converting fro... See more
I have awning windows and an over sized HVAC system . My spices in the cabinet and still in the jars still gets damp and sticks together . What can I do ?
I’m new to Florida. My house is air conditioned but not the attached two car garage. What cooling options do I have for the garage?
Hi. What can I do to prevent dampness and mold (walls and floors) with the downstairs living area? There is a deck built on the upstairs living area on the one corner... See more
i do not have an air conditioner but it gets really hot in july and august....help!
I am running down a list of projects that need doing...top on the list is a repaint of the house, change out the counter tops in the kitchen, and if money allows...re... See more
When looking at historic homes for sale, other than asking the home owners (which may not be possible), how can you know for sure if these old beauties have insulatio... See more
We just bought a new place that has a 3,200 sq. ft. metal shop. It's split into two sides. I'm using one side for my upholsetery/furniture finishing business and my h... See more
We have dehumidifier in our basement that constantly is on. We are emptying the dehumidifier at least once a day but it seems it cannot keep up. We are having cond... See more
My pilot light keeps going out on my hot water heater. I can relight it, and sometimes it will stay lit for a couple of days or sometimes it will go out within a coup... See more