Home Improvement

Home improvement questions? Ask a handyman for answers

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Home Improvement Questions
We had refinished floors stained a medium-dark color. over
we had refinished floors stained a medium-dark color. over the past few months we had some light remodeling done. despite putting down plastic and cardboard around the house, we're finding that the wo… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
27,160 satisfied customers
I have real hardwood floors in my 50+ year old house-the
I have real hardwood floors in my 50+ year old house-the kind of Hard wood floor that make it difficult to pound a nail in and make an aweful squeak when you pull one out. These floors have been under… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
27,160 satisfied customers
What is the best way to clean a hardwood floor that is 60
What is the best way to clean a hardwood floor that is 60 years old in great condition it just needs a good cleaning and varnishing? Half of the floor has been covered with carpet for 40 years and is … read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
27,160 satisfied customers
I bought my house in 2008 brand new. The kitchen, bathroom
I bought my house in 2008 brand new. The kitchen, bathroom and living/dining room areas have hardwood flooring. After all this years the wood flooring looks like it needs some good TLC. There are depo… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
27,160 satisfied customers
I have been cleaning my floors with Bona cleaner and I keep
I have been cleaning my floors with Bona wood cleaner and I keep getting a CLOUDY film on them !!!!,. Can you Please help me?… read more
Expert
Expert
I just moved into a new home that has floors. Is there a
I just moved into a new home that has wood floors. Is there a certain product I can use to clean it and to make it shine without causing damage to it?… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
27,160 satisfied customers
I would like to refinish my pine floors. They are tongue and
I would like to refinish my pine floors. They are tongue and grove and have been sanded to the point that the grove on the boards is being compromised and occasionally breaking off. I think the floors… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
27,160 satisfied customers
I have Bruces hardwood in my foyer and hall. Its 16 years
I have Bruces hardwood in my foyer and hall. Its 16 years old. I have sweep and tried to clean with a damp cloth. Ieed something bette. It shows clean under the door mat.Anbd dirty outside thgat area.… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
27,160 satisfied customers
My hardwood floors have been cleaned with vinegar and water.
My hardwood floors have been cleaned with vinegar and water. They always have a film on them and they weren't like this when we bought this home just five months ago. What do you reccomend using to cl… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
27,160 satisfied customers
We had our hardwood floors redone about 5 years ago. Company
We had our hardwood floors redone about 5 years ago. Company that did it didn't do a very good job. Looked good at first and then started loosing the filling between the cracks. They said it was becau… read more
Charles
Charles
Owner
FCC Communication License
1,458 satisfied customers
Had my upholstery professionally cleaned by Sears. Furniture
Had my upholstery professionally cleaned by Sears. Furniture looks great, but they didn't adequately protect the hardwood floors and the products they used have left a residue/film on my floors. How c… read more
Patrick
Patrick
Construction Project Manager
Bachelor's Degree
2,710 satisfied customers
Im incontinent and Im moving into an apartment with hardwood
I'm incontinent and I'm moving into an apartment with hardwood floors. What are some cheap ways I can protect the floor from accidents?… read more
Charles
Charles
Owner
FCC Communication License
1,458 satisfied customers
I have beautiful tongue & grove hardwood floors with a lacquer
I have beautiful tongue & grove hardwood floors with a lacquer finish. They've always been cleaned with Murphy's Oil Soap. Unfortunately, I used some of the ready-mixed squirt bottle oil soap with the… read more
John Contractor
John Contractor
Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
287 satisfied customers
I have hardwood floor in my living room. Got a little dull
I have hardwood floor in my living room. Got a little dull so we used a refinisher - to restore the shine. May have used a cheap brand like Orange glo. Got the glow but it left a film that looks like … read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
27,160 satisfied customers
I have an Enlish Springer. Beautiful dog. However she is
I have an Enlish Springer. Beautiful dog. However she is ruining my hard wood floors. How can I get her oily paw prints safely off my hard wood floors?… read more
Home Improvement Jay
Home Improvement Jay
Project Team Leader
Bachelor's Degree
551 satisfied customers
No matter how much I sweep my porch and sidewalk as soon as
No matter how much I sweep my porch and sidewalk as soon as I walk into my house you can see every footprint on my hardwood floors even though I wiped my feet off thouroughly… read more
Dennis M. Smith
Dennis M. Smith
Retired
Bachelor Degree
1,293 satisfied customers
I applied hardwood Mop and Glow to my hardwood floors. It ...
I applied hardwood Mop and Glow to my hardwood floors. It left a dull film and in other areas a wet blotchy look. How can I remove this this film and restore my floor?… read more
Edward
Edward
Retired /Self employed
High School or GED
5,792 satisfied customers
I have western style hardwood floors (from 1973)and if a ...
I have western style hardwood floors (from 1973)and if a drop of water gets on them there is nothing in the world and I have tried everything to get them to shine, please if anyone knows what I can us… read more
Home & Auto Expert
Home & Auto Expert
Inspector
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
58 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Thank you for the expeditious answer. It's good to know you're out there and awake in the wee hours when I finally have time to ask questions about my Jenn Air.

JeanRiverhead, NY

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Brian

Brian

Architect

2,153 satisfied customers

Licensed Architect- 17 years, L.E.E.D. AP

The Home Smithy

The Home Smithy

Home Builder

2,084 satisfied customers

#1 Home Improvement Expert 30+ years experience

Steve G.

Steve G.

Handyman

229 satisfied customers

VP of electronic repair company and home theater advisor.

StructuralEng

StructuralEng

Civil Engineer

15 satisfied customers

Licensed Structural Engineer

Eric M. Bright

Eric M. Bright

We Don't Comprehend the Word Can't!

1,734 satisfied customers

I've been been doing things for my clients that others have said cant be done for over a 1/4 Century

Phil

Phil

Mechanical Engineer

789 satisfied customers

Retired contractor, 51 years experience

Martin

Martin

Electrical Engineer

789 satisfied customers

Design, construct, fix and grow stuff around and in the home.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x