So I bought this ancient house from my wife's parents. It has a lot that needs updated. We are working on a nursery for our baby that is coming in just a couple of mo... See more
what is the most cost effective way to add insulation to finished walls without deconstructing them, the rooms on the outer portion of the house radiate heat in the ... See more
How do I caulk bottom basement wall to stop seeping water hve a French drain but need to caulk bottom and what product to use?
I have an old stone retaining wall in my backyard that needs to be repaired. Some of the stones have fallen out because the old motar has come loose. I would like to... See more
A friend's house recently showed water damage on a baseboard in the basement. After pulling it off a lot of mold was revealed. There are no water sources (e.g. toilet... See more
I live in a house that was built in 1925 most everything is original...floors, walls, windows. The walls have nicks and scratches from over the years. Can they be c... See more
I have a 1955 year old row home two-story 2 bed 1 bath cement basement. The back wall is bowing and protruding away from the house the windows are shifted back bedroo... See more
During a downpour rain came in to my den. The ceiling and walls are knotted pine and the floors are hardwood. I removed the carpet and the floor and walls are almos... See more
My husband and I just installed new sliding shower doors in the master bathroom but would like to know the best way to caulk the metal to prevent water from seeping t... See more
I have a covered pergola that has a clear corragated plastic on it. I tried to power wash it clean but it is still ugly. What would be a cheap replacement.Walter
The spot is 12x12 appx., and the ceiling has a stamped pattern like someone took a huge trowel and randomly sqwiggled it all over. Will I need to repaint and is it po... See more
I have an old home and it is filled with old wall paper and some is coming loose I do not want to pull it off, is there a way to paste the wall paper back in place?
is there a mixture you can make at home like POLYFILLER...I am all out and do not want to buy a tub again.
Have a house with weatherboard sides and rear. The front is flat fibro. Can I use a textured paint on just the front? Or should it be weatherboard too? Economical sty... See more
I need help, my rod is stuck to the wall. How do I remove it?
Small (750 sq ft,) house built in the 60's, with peeling of several coats of paint.
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
What is the best way to get rid of the rust and prepare wrought iron columns on the front of the house before repainting them? The weight-bearing columns haven't bee... See more
The hole is in the sheetrock in our guest bedroom, near the wall switch. The wall is textured too.