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
I want to know if I need to have my roof repaired. Examining
Hi I want to know if I need to have my roof repaired. Examining the trim along the outside and noticed some what I would call wood rot on the facia under the eaves. Then I had pictures of my roof that… read more
MNightTech
MNightTech
Consultant
Owner HPAR
1,716 satisfied customers
I have a front door that gets a lot of heavy rain and wind
Hello, I have a front door that gets a lot of heavy rain and wind and the framing is really kind of bad and you can actually see daylight through the door when it's supposedly closed and I wonder if y… read more
Nick W
Nick W
Electrician
Electrical technology
43 satisfied customers
We have a small strip and 1 building is on piers. this
we have a small strip and 1 building is on piers. this building is 2100 square feet and i have gone in and replalced sections of floors 3 times where they have rotted. i just had another section done … read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
37,100 satisfied customers
No Rick Please!. I had two gates on the front of my house
No Rick Please!. Hello, I had two gates on the front of my house one to the right and one to the left and they were rotted so the handyman took them off and now there's no gates and it's very open and… read more
David Bowden
David Bowden
Owner
6,428 satisfied customers
Not Rick please. A handyman/contractor put cedar on top of
Not Rick please.A handyman/contractor put cedar on top of the gating in the back of my house and did not seal it or preserve it and now look how soaked it's getting which will eventually rot it. I tol… read more
Dovetail Greene
Dovetail Greene
General Contractor
570 satisfied customers
Need a repair on the base of a post on the front of the
need a repair on the base of a post on the front of the house … read more
John Rife
John Rife
Owner
Contractor
64 satisfied customers
I have a small porch that I need to install a railing on in
I have a small porch that I need to install a railing on in order to get housing insurance. I plan on tearing the porch down and installing a large deck as soon as I can, but I need to install a raili… read more
David Bowden
David Bowden
Owner
6,428 satisfied customers
How to determine if there is rotted underneath fascia and
How to determine if there is rotted wood underneath fascia and soffit covered by a gutter? See attached photo with mildew on fascia and rusted gutter over it. How to inspect behind fascia and repair t… read more
Dovetail Greene
Dovetail Greene
General Contractor
570 satisfied customers
what type of wood should i use outdoor rail. I live
what type of wood should i use for an outdoor rail. I live in NJ so weather is an issue. I will be priming and painting so I would like to know what the pro's would use. Dont want wood to rot or split… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
37,100 satisfied customers
Question on rotting/wet boards on a porch. I replaced this
Question on rotting/wet boards on a porch. I replaced this porch a few years ago with tounge and groove boards, I cleaned primered the dry wood I bought carefully and put good porch paint on them. the… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
37,100 satisfied customers
This question is about an outside porch. I have a few questions
This question is about an outside porch. I have a few questions about this porch. Picture of porch: http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j356/JonB11119/PICT1.jpg Would you consider those to long wooden… read more
Eric M. Bright
Eric M. Bright
Founder & Pres. - Father\u0027s Woodcraft LLC
Some Collage
1,767 satisfied customers
I live in Overland Park KS. My house is over 50 years old
I live in Overland Park KS. My house is over 50 years old but the bathroom has been remodeled probably in the last 20 years(we just bought the house two months ago). Anyway, the shower pan in the mast… read more
Phil
Phil
Consultant to Engrs, Govt & Contractors
Degree, Mech Engr Technology
12,649 satisfied customers
WATER DAMAGE. I have lived in this residence 18 years. Along
WATER DAMAGE. I have lived in this residence 18 years. Along with the front steps, and garage, the kitchen window ledge has water damage. The kitchen window I just replaced as the damage was very inte… read more
Eric M. Bright
Eric M. Bright
Founder & Pres. - Father\u0027s Woodcraft LLC
Some Collage
1,767 satisfied customers
Ive got a house that was built in 1920 that has two outside
I've got a house that was built in 1920 that has two outside porchs. The Second floor porch is the width of the house, about 28 feet. The third floor porch is about 10 feet wide, built on top of the s… read more
Dennis M. Smith
Dennis M. Smith
Retired
Bachelor Degree
1,293 satisfied customers
What is the strenght integrity of bando when used to repai
What is the strenght integrity of "bando" when used to repair wood with extensive dry rot damage… read more
Phil
Phil
Consultant to Engrs, Govt & Contractors
Degree, Mech Engr Technology
12,649 satisfied customers
Cherry Hill Township, Camden County, New Jersey supposedly
Cherry Hill Township, Camden County, New Jersey supposedly uses the BOCA code book for its building inspectors. What does the code book actually say about the required distance between ballisters, cen… read more
MJ
MJ
Senior Studio Manager
Master's Degree
544 satisfied customers
What is the building code in NJ regarding front step railings
What is the building code in NJ regarding front step railings? Do you need a hand railing when you have 3 consecutive steps or what if there is a landing in between?… read more
Rich
Rich
Home Improvement Enthusiast
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
674 satisfied customers
I have a wood decking type front porch with a roof. This porch
I have a wood decking type front porch with a roof. This porch is 30 feet long. there are 4 poured concrete piers?( I am not sure what they are called) that are positioned at the two corners and one o… read more
Brian
Brian
Architect
Bachelor's Degree
2,153 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

2,085 satisfied customers

#1 Home Improvement Expert 30+ years experience

Martin

Martin

Construction Worker

812 satisfied customers

Builder, timber-lumber processing

Rich

Rich

Home Improvement Enthusiast

674 satisfied customers

Over 35 years construction and home maintenance experience

Dovetail Greene

Dovetail Greene

General Contractor

570 satisfied customers

Licensed Building Contractor & Certified Building Designer

urelectrician

urelectrician

Contractor

560 satisfied customers

Certified Construction Manager & Licensed Electrician

Steve M.

Steve M.

Handyman, Home Improvement & General Repairs

422 satisfied customers

Years in Home Improvement, Maintenance and General Repairs

< 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