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  1. Carpentry
    Currently I have removed all the 5/8 particle board underlament to reveal the 1x6 T&G sub flooring. I have been replacing dry rotted 1X6's and laying down new 5/8 plywood in place of the particle board. I have been under the house and I am concerned with the way that the flooring was built...
  2. Electrical
    I'm trying to replace wall switch(es) with Insteon dimmer switches where appropriate. The Insteon switches have 3 wires: Black, labeled "line," Red, labeled "load," and a bare braid which I assume is ground. The switches I want to replace have only two wires, and the color is somewhat...
  3. Electrical
    I'm sure this question is somewhere in here, but like everyone else, my project is a bit different. Here is what I want to power in my shed: 4 light fixtures (60w) w/2 switches 1 table saw (13A) 1 router (8.5A) 1 miter saw (15A) Of course, not all being used at the same time 1 shop vac...
  4. Electrical
    I am and will be looking for various types of advice. As the eldest of 5 - as a child I helped my father build the addition onto the back of previous home as well as work with other projects. In short I have some knowledge yet am by no means an expert. the question is on a fixer upper 2 Unit...
  5. General DIY Discussions
    I want to convert a detached garage into a studio apartment. Basically it will need to be stripped down to just the frame and slab and then rebuilt. Where can I find step by step instructions? The garage is the only building on this lot; the house that was there burned down. The fire destroyed...
  6. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hi everyone, I'm a bit of a novice DIYer, so be gentile! My wife and I moved in with her sister, and her new townhouse has 2 bedrooms with attached full baths. The problem is, only her (master) bathroom has a vented fan vent; ours does not. She proposed that we take turns showering in her...
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