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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    hello all , so i have a hole in my wall. There are also some cracks around it. First, what kind of filling do i need to patch up the hole, second , how do i fix these cracks. Here is a photo I appreciate any help. Thanks. Dimitri
  2. Flooring
    I am a complete beginner and started a project to replace the tile in my home's entry way and replace the viynl floor in my bathroom. After a consult with the expert at the big box store, i removed the tile in the entry way of my home, leaving the cement board in place. The plan was to lay the...
  3. Building & Construction
    Hello, I am currently debating what to do with my garage concrete floor. It is in not the best shape I would think (not much experience). There are cracks, one spot where concrete heaved and one spot where the concrete settled down. So far my idea is to patch the cracks and then painting it...
  4. Remodeling
    Hello I'm renting a home and one of the baseboards in the basement closet has a little bit of black surface mold, I'm currently running a dehumidifier to keep things dry. It gets worse whenever it rains so I'm certain that the water is coming from the outer walls. My question is after I replace...
  5. Flooring
    I just installed the Allure Ultra plank flooring from HD this past weekend. After reading all of the posts here, I was very meticulous about forming a perfect union between the tiles and getting the infamous "click". This morning, I woke and discovered a 6 inch portion that my finger nail...
  6. Flooring
    Hello. Last weekend I started my tile project, of prepping my front porch for tile. (I framed porch with 2x10" joists, 16" OC with a run of 6'). I have 3/4" plywood ontop of that. Ontop of the plywood I installed 1/2" Durock, and here is the mistake I made...I liquid nailed it down instead of...
  7. Building & Construction
    I'm not a handy-man, by any means. I'm a computer tech who barely needs to touch a hammer or paintbrush, ever. Having said that, I moved into an apmt last week, am on a year-long lease, and already something hit this cabinet, and the paint looks horrid. If I don't fix it myself, I'm gonna get...
  8. Painting
    i sprayed a popcorn ceiling in my master bedroom, and i wanted the edge of the ceiling to be flat, so i taped off the ceiling about 3 inches in all around the room, then sprayed the ceiling and peeled the tape off. the ceiling paint came right off in a majority of spots. i am fully aware...
  9. Building & Construction
    Hi! I'm new here and not a handyman whatsoever. We were building a deck for the first time the other day and didn't level one of the posts correctly. If you look a few feet away, the post is awkwardly leaning waayyy to the left. Partly because the U bracket (with the long pole sticking down)...
  10. Building & Construction
    We have a 25 year old house in Southern Ontario Have a 5*7 foot pad over a poured concrete cellar. Get water leaking in the vent hole and occaisionally around the edges. Several questions. 1. The vent hole just seems to be a 1.5" or so hole on a straight line to the surface near the side of...
  11. New Member Introductions
    I just want to introduce myself. I am an average 28 year old guy. Purchased my first home in August of last year and I come here for information and also leave updates on my current House fix, repair and renovations!
  12. Painting
    hello all, im a 19 year old Guy who just got his own room, its an attic room and i painted it a vibrant red. i thought it would be just fine however the red paint came out darker in some areas and lighter is other areas and just lap lanes all over the place. i was hopping if anyone would have...
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