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  1. Building & Construction
    I'm very new and interested in carpentry, does anyone know a good link or can explain to me the basic process of building a house? :thumbup:
  2. Blog
    Creativity and ingenuity has always advanced us with more convenience, better productivity, and limited waste. With the features of smartphone technology, these products are reaching new heights. I have perused some of my favorite home add ons for you to enjoy, admire, and maybe even obtain...
  3. Blog
    Creativity and ingenuity has always advanced us with more convenience, better productivity, and limited waste. With the features of smartphone technology, these products are reaching new heights. I have perused some of my favorite home add ons for you to enjoy, admire, and maybe even obtain...
  4. Building & Construction
    My wife and I are wanting to have a 2000 SF rambler built, but am not sure what to do here. I have a few people recommending "HiLine homes", but some reviews I have read are bad. I know that reviews cannot always be trusted, so I am hoping to get a further opinion. I have a relative that had...
  5. Electrical
    Hello. I've just joined, i live in ontario and i'm building a new house. I've decided to do the wiring myself because it's one of the few things a homeowner can do without a license of some sort. I have a few questions: 1) For kitchen and bathroom wiring of GFCI receptacles -- is it strictly...
  6. Electrical
    We are negotiating with seller on a property, and the biggest issue that came up during home inspection was the electrical panel. I need some advice on how to proceed with this issue, and how to get the seller to fix it for us. Here are the home specs: Style - single family home Sqft. - 2500...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, New to DIYCR here, my name is Andrei and i am a general contractor for Home Reno Plus. Looking forward to engaging with home owners and industry pro's alike. Here is a link to our website, a comprehensive list of services and a showcase photo gallery of some of our finest work as...
  8. Building & Construction
    my home is inbetween the homes witht higher slope than mine in culde sac.does this affect my resale value of my lot..the two lots on both side of my house seems to be in a higher level than my house.please do suggest me what i need to do now?it is also has slope in he backyard.my house is under...
  9. How To Guides
    Before you buy a property … Get to know what’s underground Sewer laterals are the pipe that connects a building’s plumbing to the city-maintained sanitary sewer main. The sewer main carries wastewater from your lateral to the city’s treatment facilities. In...
  10. Building & Construction
    I'm building a pole barn home (2 story). Is a 7'"6" ceiling height ok for the first floor? I live in a very rural area so codes are not an issue here however I am worried about wether or not it will be functional.
  11. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    we bought a newly built home and dont know what to do with our front and backyard, dont have much of a budget right now, just want to get started with grass and some plants, but the problem is we dont know the ABC of gardening, hiring could be expensive, , the backyard is on northside , so there...
  12. Off Topic
    Buying a new home cautions. Pre-sale hype. "Luxury Condo - You Deserve the Best." Maybe you do but this is not a promise to deliver. Slick ads and fast talk can give the wrong impression. "Minutes from the Beach" could be 55 minutes. That handsome couple on the sand might be miles away. "Top...
  13. General DIY Discussions
    Hi all, this is my first post on this forum and I hope it doesnt get negative feedback :D The thing is, I recently got the idea that I could use a room on the upper floor of an old cement workshop or whatever (the upper floor is filled with sand and cat poo). Signs of possible molding. The...
  14. Painting
    This link shows how to stencil and paint your address: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-jaCwotMcU
  15. General DIY Discussions
    Hello, i was hoping someone can help me out. I am looking for a program for my computer where i can draw out a floor plan and build interior walls and when im done, i can do a 3D walk though of the interior and exterior, and it shows everything in detail from where the coffee table is to what...
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