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  1. General DIY Discussions
    Hello everyone, i am on here seeking advice to repair a small patch on a drywall. firstly i wanted to know if it will be easy to DIY at home for this small patch or would it be more wise to seek out a professional ? secondly if i were to seek a professional how much aprox would it be...
  2. General DIY Discussions
    Sorry for the shouting, but scientifically your eye should notice my thread first, that or piss you off. As you can see in the photos contained in the link below, I need some advice. Just like all home projects it started with a simple dream, I'd like to put in some new baseboards, shouldn't t...
  3. General DIY Discussions
    My name is John and I am starting a new Handyman Business and would appreciate any suggestions or tips anyone would like to share. Thank you:smile:
  4. Building & Construction
    Hi, I'm from California and move to our new home in Spokane. It is old house and need more inspection and repair. I am aware of radon gas and I would like to know how to test it but through DIY. Anyone can help me. Thanks
  5. Drywall & Plaster
    Hi there! I was hoping someone would have some answers to a problem I incurred while trying to install shelves into drywall: I have three shelves that I'm trying to hang up above my closet doors. Each shelf is about 50 inches in length and weighs less than 5 pounds, and I expect each shelf to...
  6. General DIY Discussions
    Hi, I am doing some wall repair before I paint over it. there are a few holes in the wall.which spackle brand do you recommend? Qualitywise. I don't want to redo it. Thanks.
  7. General DIY Discussions
    I'm a Producer working on Adam Carolla's new live show for SpikeTV. Adam's a comedian but he's also a master woodworker. We're hoping to feature segments with real people from all over the country who are working on their own home improvement projects and who might have questions for Adam or...
  8. General DIY Discussions
    We live in Maine and we have a home that was built in 1959. The garage was added in the late 70's, we believe. You come in through the garage and then step up 2 steps into the basement. Right along that wall the garage floor has separated from the foundation. The gap, which we suspect would...
  9. HVAC
    hi totally new to all this. I like to think I'm pretty handy but I'm having some problems with my ac. OK Havc was running fine since I bought my house about a year in April , up until July it started acting up. I have a guy supposely come out and give it a tune up maintenance thing, you know...
  10. Tools
    I have a Dewalt 18v cordless tools, now I want to buy batteries for my cordless tools but I do not know any better battery for my stuff, DC9096 NiCad or DC9180 Lithium Ion battery?
  11. New Member Introductions
    We have a repair/remodeling company in Houston, TX, so we know how to tackle most anything in home repairs. We also take your remodeling ideas and bring them to fruition. Our skill set allows us to rehab investment properties for ourselves as well as other investors.
  12. Building & Construction
    We recently bought a house, and they had a deck over the garage. Unfortunately, they covered the deck in tile with no waterproofing underneath AND the deck slopes toward the house. It's a mess, and we're planning on redoing the framing as they did quite the crazy DIY frame job and the only...
  13. Building & Construction
    Okay people. I have a big problem and I need every one of you to help me out. I just bought a two story house that was built in 1930. It is like 1700 square feet and was in great disrepair when I bought it. I had full intentions of just throwing some drywall up and repairing the foundation...
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