All posts tagged "walls"
Tip of the Day: Walls, What’s In There?
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.’ http://www.onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2017/2017-11-09.mp3
- Posted November 11, 2017
Tip of the Day: Walls: What’s In There?
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day. http://www.onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2016/2016-11-09.mp3
- Posted November 9, 2016
Tip of the Day: Skim Coat Plastering
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.
- Posted September 24, 2016
On Plaster Washers
Before the advent of prefabricated wallboard or “drywall” in the 1940s and ‘50s, plaster was the material of choice for interior walls and ceilings in American homes. Portland cement plaster was painstakingly hand-troweled onto wood slats (lathing)...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Building Deck Stairs
If you have plans for a deck that consists of more than one level or will be more than about 15 inches above the ground, it will need stairs. Stairs can be one of the most challenging...
- Posted March 3, 2016
Is It Raining Inside Your Place? Checked Your Roof Lately?
If the sounds “drip, drip, drip” are a big part of your life right now and if there are bowls and buckets spread out all throughout your home positioned to capture cascading droplets of water from several...
- Posted December 9, 2015
What You Need To Know About A Flagstone Walkway
A stone walkway is not only functional; it can do wonders to enhance the aesthetics of your yard. However, most folks regard stone as a finish reserved only for the rich and famous. While this may be...
- Posted October 10, 2015
Soundproofing Walls and Floors
And the almighty developers said there would be condos, and apartments and duplexes of every kind providing badly needed homes for the masses. But the developers were remiss in their prophecy for they forgot to require the...
- Posted October 8, 2015
Leaky Basement Walls
Leaks and squeaks; they’re two of a contractors worst nightmares. They can also drive most homeowners bonkers. Fortunately, with patience and persistence, the source of most leaks and squeaks can be located and repaired. However, trying to...
- Posted August 26, 2015
What You Need to Know About Textured Ceilings
As kids growing up, the ceilings in our turn-of-the-century Mediterranean-style home were twelve feet high. They were constructed of finished-in-place plaster, coved at the perimeter, and adorned with ornate plaster moldings for architectural interest. A decorative picture...
- Posted August 4, 2015