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  1. Plumbing
    Hey ya'll, wrote a quick blog on a few real simple tips to save money on your water bill. Let me know what you think or if you have any more suggestions! There's a lot of simple ways to save money on water in the home, just putting out a few. Even when your plumbing seems to be working well...
  2. Interior Decorating
    If you are planning to renovate your home after the years of use or you, have just built a new house. You must have to consider the eye-catching home interior design in order to make your home design prominent among the others. Like other home constructions and projects, the home design projects...
  3. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    The vision of a freshly updated home is so seductive, it's easy to forget that the project will most likely come with aggravating delays and unexpected issues. Think about it. When was the last time you heard about a home renovation project that came in on time and under budget? Chances are that...
  4. Plumbing
    Hi all, I have a questions about shower pans.Do they need a support built? I'm asking this because I'm tired of waiting for my husband to feel like doing so I'm doing it my self. Also any tips you have would be appreciated. Thanks, Joann
  5. Building & Construction
    Hello everyone! Together with my husband we have bought an old house which contain living part and an attic. However, we would like to manage this second part, I mean attic, and make it useful. Roof is made of baking sheet and it is not insulated, so there is very cold and it is impossible to...
  6. HVAC
    Hi! I live in an area where it is truly difficult to find the right AC maintenance. So I tried to work around the AC and see what I could do to improve the situation myself. You won’t believe what I found! Most of the troubles with AC can be solved at home. Actually, regularmaintenance at home...
  7. How To Guides
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and I wanted to make my fist post on something that could be useful. I am not a expert in air conditioners but I think I have some information about condensers that could be beneficial to someone. Most of the time when the condenser isn't working, it could be due to a...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I'm glad to be here!
  9. Painting
    Hello all, I recently posted on advice of an inexpensive exterior house painting and was told tk do it myself. I just need help on what steps I need to take to be successful. This is a trade I know nothing about. 1) I assume removal of the old paint is required. Whats better to do, sand or...
  10. Electrical
    Hey, today I was running individual conductors through 40 feet of emt for receptacles every 10 feet. I ran 4 wires to the end, but pulled one back through the last two boxes as I only needed 3-wire for the last two. Anyway, when I pulled the one wire back I realized that the clear, outer...
  11. Carpentry
    hello, i'm doing up just an old shed thats just been sitting in the garden doing nothing. i literally don't have any experience at all at diy and was wondering the best way to have a raised bed so i am able to have a sofa ect underneath it. i was thinking 4 timber legs, 2 in the back corners...
  12. Interior Decorating
    Hey all, My husband and I are moving into a rental house that has a very old fashioned dining room, and I want to update it a little bit without destroying the wall. The wall has dark brown cork and has a trio of diamond shaped mirrors with a fern pattern overlaid on the mirrors right in the...
  13. Flooring
    I am ripping out an old stand up shower and creating a new one. Are there any tips anyone can give me on making the shower pans and everything else? I know about the membrane liner and the paint on membrane wonder board and all that jazz I just need a few tips on the pans.
  14. Flooring
    I've done the laminate floor thing a few times now, but with the 4' x 8" strips. Easiest and fastest thing that I've had to do in the finish carpentry area. Now I am working on a small (96" x 99") storage room with 16" Quick Step tiles. What a pain! They won't join like (I think) they should...
  15. Building & Construction
    I need to secure a flange to some newly poured sand/topping Quickrete we poured in our basement bathroom. This new slab is just 1 3/4" thick. I'll be securing bolts (and drilling) into the foundation concrete below the sand/topping slab. I have a brand new 19V cordless hammer drill that should...
  16. General DIY Discussions
    I wanted to throw this out there, after reading DangerMouse's Tip's and Tricks Thread (http://www.diychatroom.com/f2/diy-tips-tricks-34534/) and wondering on caulking specifically, I would think a bunch of you have your little tips and tricks after years of doing it... -Any prep tips other...
  17. Carpentry
    Recently married and moved into my husband's 80's all oak home (kitchen cabinets, bathrooms, trim, built-ins, etc.) He refuses to paint over any of the wood and I need ideas on what I could do to bring all this 80's honey oak into the new century. He is open to restaining. Help!
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