In this 1909 house with a Michigan basement, block walls were added in the 40's and the "knee walls" with dirt behind them were retained, but have a half to three-qua... See more
Our old house has plaster walls with panelling over them but they are freezing cold in the winter which makes it difficult to stay warm. Help!!
A ceiling in one of my bedrooms needs repainting really should be plaster first but ny budget is limited so i wondered if there was a paint with some kind of texture ... See more
Can anyone tell me if they think mounting a TV over our wood stove would be safe? I was thinking about installing a mantle to help protect the TV from heat and channe... See more
We took down dry wall and patched up the walls which now have imperfections, need to find a way to paint to make look good , any ideas
2 rooms were built onto the back of our mobilhome they are made out of cinder blocks we keep getting mold in the winter months really need some help on what to do to ... See more
Our home was struck by lightning, all our fried electronics was our immediate indicator....rain slowly finding the path of least resistance came later during the nigh... See more
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
Old farm house has insulation in the attic but no insulation in the walls. It sits on a basement with field stone walls. It’s damp, drafty and cold! I’ve repla... See more
The wall is part of my family Home I just inherited and now live in. The damage is from the roof spill over when it rains and has created holes underneath the chicken... See more
I bought an older log house and I want to cover the logs with paneling how do I ininsulate
I live near an entertainment district and the noise (music) keeps me awake on the weekends. The outside wall is all glass and I need to put something up to block the ... See more
When measuring for two screws to hold up something no matter how many times I measure it is not even.
The cracks in the horsehair plaster, with only lathes behind the plaster and no studs, are getting more defined. Crack down the middle of the ceiling in living room ... See more
I need help, my rod is stuck to the wall. How do I remove it?
I have purchased a brown roll of paper because I wanted a consistent "vein" look through out the walls and the brown paper bags I was getting would sometimes be "vein... See more
I moved in to my aunt's house and the upstairs is almost like an apartment. I've noticed cracks by the windows and doors and now they are all along the seams too. It'... See more
While removing some UGLY wallpaper in my bathroom, and getting rather excited about the process, I inadvertently tore some sections of the sheetrock, causing even UGL... See more
I have my house foundation painted white, there is a few spots where the metal supports(nails or whatever) will "bleed" through the paint, I have tried many things to... See more
We purchased a home 2 years ago that had too much wallpaper but we've been able to take care of most of it. The last projects are the border in the kitchen/dining roo... See more
I recently took off some ugly panelling in my house and underneath was 5/8 plywood. I guess it had been a covered porch at one time and was added into the kitchen. So... See more