Home Improvement

Home improvement questions? Ask a handyman for answers

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Home Improvement Questions
Can someone tell me if there's a way to fix scratches on my
Can someone tell me if there's a way to fix scratches on my front metal door, without completely repainting it?… read more
john
john
self employed
High School or GED
227 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
President
434 satisfied customers
My white kitchen cabinet finish is peeling off. They are
My white kitchen cabinet finish is peeling off. They are about 10 years old. Please tell me the best remedy. Thanks.… read more
David Bowden
David Bowden
Owner
1,537 satisfied customers
Scared about bathroom dry rot repair costs. I just bought a
Scared about bathroom dry rot repair costs. I just bought a 1907 home. The owners did a lot of slapdash/halfway repairs and we've been paying $$$$ to fix them, from all new plumbing to dry rot in the … read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
Journeyman License
1,837 satisfied customers
I live in Lindsay Ontario CanadaMy house was built in 2002
I live in Lindsay Ontario Canada My house was built in 2002 with a wayne dalton overhead door Today the door jammed half open. The bottom left hand wheel has come out of it's bracket I removed the bra… read more
Eddie
Eddie
Home Improvement Contractor and Repairs
High School or GED
1,390 satisfied customers
I'm considering buying a house in a tax sale. The only
I'm considering buying a house in a tax sale. The only inspection information available to me shows that the siding has 'dry rot' in one corner. The wood patio deck is rotted also, but that's not too … read more
canuck the pro
canuck the pro
Handyman
3,519 satisfied customers
How do you fix dry rout in the side wall by the door from
How do you fix dry rout in the side wall by the door from the inside or outside and the process to get it done.… read more
Phil
Phil
Mechanical Engineer
Degree, Mech Engr Technology
711 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
24,947 satisfied customers
Hello. I have some moisture, mold and deteriorated wood in
Hello. I have some moisture, mold and deteriorated wood in the crawlspace under my house. The floor beams in the attached pictures are either 2 X 8 or 2 x 10 long beams that face the outer walls and t… read more
Dovetail Greene
Dovetail Greene
President
434 satisfied customers
I have a wooden table and chairs in storage that Im thinking
I have a wooden table and chairs in storage that I'm thinking would work on my new patio. What is the best way to protect them from the elements outside other than a vinyl cover? That is, would exteri… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
24,947 satisfied customers
I have an 75 year old building that has a really awful concrete
I have an 75 year old building that has a really awful concrete type paint sprayed on it and it is beginning to peel away. The original body of the building is solid tongue-n-grove 1x12 wood. What is … read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
I have a house in San Francisco from the 1930s. One of the
I have a house in San Francisco from the 1930s. One of the wood framed windows is dry rot. The wood is very soft and I need to replace it. What type of window should I replace it with? Is it cheaper t… read more
Phil
Phil
Mechanical Engineer
Degree, Mech Engr Technology
711 satisfied customers
I have two atrium style doors. The area at the bottom of the
I have two atrium style doors. The area at the bottom of the two pieces of trim and the center 3x3 I think its that size. There appears to be rotted wood there. I was thinking maybe termites. I am abl… read more
Eric M. Bright
Eric M. Bright
We Don't Comprehend the Word Can't!
Some Collage
1,734 satisfied customers
I have a Peach Tree wooden sliding door Everytime it rains
I have a Peach Tree wooden sliding door Everytime it rains the door sticks and will not open. It looks like rain is getting under the door and in the sliding track. I was told that I should disassembl… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
24,947 satisfied customers
I have a house I rent out to section 8, the front storm door
I have a house I rent out to section 8, the front storm door has some rot at the bottom of it and they want me to replace it. My friend who also rents told me at her house she does not have a storm do… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
24,947 satisfied customers
We have a hardwood pecan floor in our kitchen, installed 14
We have a hardwood pecan floor in our kitchen, installed 14 years ago. We had refridgerator problems a couple times years ago - bottom drain iced up & moisture escaping from the bottom. Hasn't happene… read more
Brian
Brian
Architect
Bachelor's Degree
2,153 satisfied customers
house is on slab over 20 yrs. the front there are gaps between
house is on slab over 20 yrs. the front there are gaps between the wood frame under the door where it meets the concrete & by the garage door where it also the meets concrete the garage gap is maybe 2… read more
Home Improvement Jay
Home Improvement Jay
Project Team Leader
Bachelor's Degree
551 satisfied customers
I would like to replace my wooden garage door panel with ...
I would like to replace my wooden garage door panel with dry rot. Where can I go to buy the panel on my own?… read more
Handyman-4-Rent
Handyman-4-Rent
Home improvement specialist
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
68 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

221 satisfied customers

VP of electronic repair company and home theater advisor.

StructuralEng

StructuralEng

Civil Engineer

14 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

711 satisfied customers

Retired contractor, 51 years experience

Martin

Martin

Electrical Engineer

689 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