Questions about: remodeling

"Architects evidently are not aware that houses are heated and cooled with forced-air systems. I sometimes think it would be front page news in an architecture magazine if you ever informed them of this. I have seen rooms 28 by 32 feet that have no w
After working to remove a wall that runs parallel to the ceiling joists, I've run into a little problem. The builder used a 2x6 for a nailer (to attach the ceiling sheetrock) on top of the 2x4 stud wall that I am removing. I can get this out but I'm
So based on advice from ratchetfreak in comments I took his advice and went with the 'corridor' effect on the 37" wall (pic below). As the room has two doors it gave me an interesting perspective on what the 'walking into the room' vibe was. For door
Check with the Condo Association (if any) for their possible needed approvals & outside requirements. .
I just got new kitchen cabinets, and the paint on the doors (which are hard wood) is ultra-ultra thin. It seems like it will scratch very easily. Is there a way to protect? They are being installed now
It depends on what you mean by "liability" I presume by the context your question that you mean "could I be responsible for obtaining permits for the work completed?" In that case the answer is no. Whoever did the work was responsible for obtaining p
Adding insulation between joists in crawlspace under house. My house has a crawlspace under it, and the floors get very cold in winter. What is the best way to insulate a crawlspace on a budget? -Margaret Hi Margaret, Having a crawl space under your
Originally posted by: gotsmackTry it and you'll see. I don't have a very scientific explination but I'll give you a crude explination of how I think it works. when 1 mattress is on top of the normal bottom piece that is the size of the mattress but i