All posts tagged "install"
During one of our recent radio programs a listener called to complain about an ongoing problem that she said was driving her crazy. She went on to explain that she had been battling this problem for many...
- Posted February 11, 2022
Ventilation: Installing A Whole-House Fan
There are several effective methods of trying to beat the heat in one’s home. An air conditioner (central, wall or window mount), a swamp cooler, a decorative ceiling paddle fan and a portable table-top fan are among...
- Posted November 4, 2016
On Suspended Ceilings
If you were to ask a someone at the carpet division of the DuPont corporation about home decorating and design that person would probably tell you that floor covering is one of the most important finishes in...
- Posted August 14, 2016
Installing Decorative Ceiling Medallions
If you regularly read our column you will know that we are third generation contractors. You will also know that we grew up in a home that was built by our grandfather at the turn of the...
- Posted August 11, 2016
Installing Interior Window Shutters
Drapes, curtains, horizontal blinds, vertical blinds and shutters too. You name it — when it comes to window coverings the choices can be endless. And don’t ask us for a recommendation, because if the choice were ours...
- Posted November 21, 2015
Synthetic Wood Veneer
Q. Is there a synthetic wood veneer that I could install over the top of my pressure-treated deck, or will I have to tear the deck out? The structure itself is still in good condition – I just...
- Posted November 1, 2015
Installing a Pulldown Staircase
Like most anything, homes come in a host of shapes and sizes. There are tiny abodes and large baronial estates; compact condos and roomy townhouses; spacious apartments and functional flats. Each has its own style, design and...
- Posted September 7, 2015
Install A Garbage Disposal
To our forefathers who crossed the great plains the term “modern kitchen appliance” was more than likely understood to mean a large black kettle or some kind of hunting weapon. A rabbit trap or maybe a repeating...
- Posted August 22, 2015
Installing A Basketball Hoop
Between us we have eight children and eight grandchildren. Including our wives, that’s enough for four basketball teams – or one basketball team and an enormous cheering section. Young or old, boys or girls, basketball is an...
- Posted August 3, 2015