The builder of my home put our bathroom cabinet and countertop flush with the wall. He caulked the crack between the wall and the vanity. The problem is that the caul... See more
This is the only heat in my home and it does great. I would like something on the wall behind it that is safe and not too dark so the stove will stand out. I'm one of... See more
My bf has one wall that bleeds this dark brown substance. I have tried cleaning it and nothing seems to work as it comes back each time. We would like to paint but wo... See more
We bought an older home that has no texture on the walls. They are a smooth finish and paint has a hard time sticking to them. I know I'm going to use a paint in eggs... See more
The problem exist in 1 corner of the kitchen and bathroom.Neither room has an exhaust fan in them.Moisture has been the issue.The house in Utah was built in 1919.
I want to remove my old swamp cooler vent and repair the hole so it looks like the rest of the ceiling. My ceiling is textured (not popcorn) like plastering.
I have tile around my kitchen sink and water splashes from faucet/sprayer and it gets yucky with mold and slime. I re-grouted the tile but the same problem exists wit... See more
I have a small porch that is inclosed on 3 sides. I’m thinking about completely walking in the porch to be used as a closet. It has a cement floor and my concern is... See more
My sunroom has a 7 1/2 ft x 9 ft opening into my home. Last winter I covered the opening with 2” foam insulation board. It helped, but eliminated all sunshine from... See more
How can I repair, and with what?
This is entrance from my garage to my home and i want to do something to cover up and paint what can I do here? Please excuse mess just had my ac install and they lef... See more
It was built in pre-civil war...then a Victorian front addition added by my grandpa iin early 1900''s! It has been owned by our family since 1885! Please ADVISE!! T... 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
I have wall paper in my bedroom when I brought my house. It was good but the last couple of years it is coming apart. As well ripping at the seams is there a way I ... See more
The wall paper was applied directly to raw sheetrock and doesn't want to come off with a steamer. I'm afraid that scraping and digging will harm the sheetrock.
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
My drywall guy did a lousy job of cutting around light switches/outlets and the can lights on the ceiling, and since he could not fix the light switch/outlet covers a... See more
Everytime I stand by the kitchen sink I feel a draft of cold air, how can I check where is it coming from. Thank you
I have a mirror that former owners put baseboard glued to outer parts, making it impossible to open the corner cabinets. Any ideas on prying this off? Will add pictu... See more
While kilzing the walls in the house, I've noticed bulges in a straight line that would match that of the studs. Apparently, the Drywall was nailed into the studs ins... See more
I have two children 4 and 3 years old boy and girl, I want to paint one wall blue for the boy and the another extreme side wall pink for the girl. My question is what... See more
We've had a number of posts of the year regarding the use of epoxy or putty on exterior repairs. In our opinion, you're always best to call in a carpenter like Handy... See more