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Bathtub problem, Please help

April 12, 2016, 11:56 pm

Ok question bout bath tubs. I live in a mobile home & I want to replace my corner garden tub with a regural tub( really want one with jets). My tub size is 52 3/4 by 52/ 34 16 deep. Where can I find... Read more »

Detritis (crap) falling into living room

December 17, 2015, 11:29 pm

I have had this fire in place for 14 years, recently the coals on fire have been subjected to detritus (stuff) coming down the chimney flume and falling into the fire, and often then into the living ... Read more »

Insulation recommendation for detached garage

December 15, 2015, 11:58 pm

I have a detached garage that is framed with wood as well as concrete board siding. I was wanting to insulate the area for a hydroponic garden that I have but was concerned with the moisture getting ... Read more »

3/4" plywood weight capacity

November 29, 2015, 5:57 pm

Building a platform bed for a Queen size bed. Using 3/4 CDX for the platform in 2 pieces. 40 wide x 60 long Supported on both 40 spans, but only 1 of the 60 spans. Will this work? or do I need to ru... Read more »

RCH BUILDERS Reduces Project Cost By $250,000 in London, Ontario

September 29, 2015, 9:02 pm

RCH Builders is pleased to announce the recent completion of building renov ations and re-branding of a commercial building on one of London's busiest arteries, located on Adelaide Street, South i... Read more »

Alaska Coal Stove Recalls

September 26, 2015, 2:30 pm

Can someone tell me how I can find out if there has been any recalls filed on any of the Alaska Coal Stoves. Inside of my coal stove are 3, little nubs that help hold up the grate. The nub in th... Read more »

Are there any actual home construction postings on here any more?

September 4, 2015, 7:02 pm

Looking through the last few months of postings, it's pretty much all spam. Is there any actual information left here? Are there any other groups that have any? Read more »

Best framing options for cathedral ceiling. Opinions wanted!

August 18, 2015, 7:33 am

Hi everyone! I have a ranch style house with a garage and screen porch which make up one end of the house. The 2 areas together make a 24x24 space. I want to convert this to indoor living space, w... Read more »


July 12, 2015, 11:24 am

Need to pour 6 x 24 x 6' shelf for stone face. Can I poor dry mix into hole and walk away, I've seen it done for fence post. Read more »

Water pressure in a swimming pool question

June 22, 2015, 4:16 pm

Just for the heck of it, I want to build a swimming pool above ground. The idea is to make the walls out of glass so people can see the swimmers while on ground level. Let's say the size is 20feet... Read more »

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Air conditioning Filters rating: 5

Air Sponge Filter co. offers a full line of furnace filters, air conditioning and ac filters for home or office we deal in furnace filter. we deal in furnace filters,air conditionin... Read more »

FLorida Codes? rating: 5

I am a mason of over two decades that has recently purchased a home in Port Richey, FL. Soon after moving into the home I noticed termites had all but eaten the frame of a garage door (the tin door... Read more »

Iced Furnance Air Intake rating: 5

Dear All, Outside winter temperature often reached -30 C. The fresh air intake iced up resulting in furnace shut down. The furnace is 1 year old, high efficiency, forced air furnace. The intake is ... Read more »

New England Homes, Inc., New England Modular Homes, Inc. rating: 5

Interesting article from the VP of New England Homes, Inc., Greenland, NH. I sounds like even the VP of New England Homes has doughts of their NEH assembling contractors performances. Regulations sou... Read more »

Cost of concrete driveway rating: 5

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Andy writes: I just got a bid on a 310 long driveway, 14 feet wide. It is to be 4 thick with rebar 18 OC. The bid is for $2.65 per sq foot. Is this a competitive bid ??? The area is North Texas ... Read more »

Milwaukee = Ryobi? rating: 5

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The design may be different, but they are manufactured by the same Chinese factory. Reluctantly, I'm taking Milwaukee off of my preferred list of tool makers. (It's getting pretty short!) Sparky Read more »


I am doing the floor tile in a house that is around 50 years old. The house was built by kids back in the 60's and they made a lot of errors. Examples: the aggregate used in the concrete was smooth... Read more »

I want my own 100 gallon propane tank. rating: 5

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X-post to and I currently have a 100 gal propane tank owned by the propane company. It is refilled by automatic delivery and the price is set by the company.... Read more »

How do you calculate a/c sqft? rating: 5

Its been brought up that whoever had told me was wrong. A/C Square Footage is calculated from the extrerior of walls enclosing the air conditioned space. I have been drafting for years, and from the ... Read more »

RCH BUILDERS Reduces Project Cost By $250,000 in London, Ontario rating: 5

RCH Builders is pleased to announce the recent completion of building renov ations and re-branding of a commercial building on one of London's busiest arteries, located on Adelaide Street, South i... Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.