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
My goal is to get a covered porch, built with a gable roof
Hey Rick, my goal is to get a covered porch, built with a gable roof over the 2-3 months. Have a lot of work to do. A lot of the good local contractors are too busy and too expensive and the ones that… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
26,007 satisfied customers
My lift master opener travels approx. 18" away from the
my lift master opener travels approx. 18" away from the motor,,,,,then stops (as if you had pushed the button to have it come back up) and comes back to the motor and stops. The door will not go down … read more
Chad S.
Chad S.
Owner
High School or GED
4 satisfied customers
I've got a Trane XE80 (TUD120C954J0) and the blower fan
I've got a Trane XE80 (TUD120C954J0) and the blower fan doesn't activate manually or in heat mode. I replaced the blower motor and capacitor but that didn't clear the problem. … read more
Machinc
Machinc
Retired
1,082 satisfied customers
Our inclinator 4 level elevator, chain drive, 6 years old
Our inclinator 4 level elevator, chain drive, 6 years old was working well until it would not respond. I opened the uppermost interlock mechanism and saw the elevator was stopped about 1 and a half fe… read more
Machinc
Machinc
Retired
1,082 satisfied customers
RE: Exterior wall header (2, 2x10s) currently spanning two
RE: Exterior wall header (2, 2x10s) currently spanning two (2) garage doors with lolly column in center (approximately 20' end to end). Would like to install one 16 foot garage door thereby removing t… read more
Machinc
Machinc
Retired
1,082 satisfied customers
I have a 24,000 gallon in-ground pool. I converted from Chlorine
I have a 24,000 gallon in-ground pool. I converted from Chlorine to a salt system in 2010. The problem I'm having is that my system control box keeps indicating that my level of salt is at 2,500 ppm; … read more
Steve G.
Steve G.
Handyman
221 satisfied customers
I have Dometic A&E power awning the Led is flashing yellow?
I have Dometic A&E power awning the Led is flashing yellow? Low voltage? The Awning will not extend! Help! It has also worked before.(NNN) NNN-NNNN117 Darrel.… read more
Machinc
Machinc
Retired
1,082 satisfied customers
I have a brick foundation (house built in 1905) and am preparing
I have a brick foundation (house built in 1905) and am preparing to do some maintenance on it. I need to know about the structural nature and integrity of a brick foundation. A lot of the mortar has t… read more
The Home Smithy
The Home Smithy
Home Builder
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
2,084 satisfied customers
I have an old Hunter SRC controller - it works fine overall,
Hello.....I have an old Hunter SRC controller - it works fine overall, but lately I have had problems with getting Zone 1 to work properly. It seems to work intermittently, but when I set the timer to… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Electrical Contractor
High School or GED
3,844 satisfied customers
Stanley garage door opener model 440-51. Garage with two
Stanley garage door opener model 440-51. Garage with two doors on the same curcuit. Both doors have begun stopping 6 inches from floor on open command - lights flashing. They will close on switch acti… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
I would like to run a large chest freezer on my van. Is there
I would like to run a large chest freezer on my van. Is there an invertor that could power the freezer from a 12v battery or run from the existing van battery?… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
I have a LagunaLT 24 purchased in 2006 . it had burning smell
I have a LagunaLT 24 purchased in 2006 . it had burning smell coming from motor since day one. tech came to home to fix it but did not replace motor even though he advised it. now ,after about 4-5 h0u… read more
Patrick
Patrick
Bachelor's Degree
2,642 satisfied customers
1/2 HP Craftsman garage door opener model 139-53914. I have
1/2 HP Craftsman garage door opener model 139-53914. I have had this a few years. Had a Sears service call and replaced logic board and sensors a year ago, due to lightning damage. Worked fine until r… read more
Brian
Brian
Architect
Bachelor's Degree
2,153 satisfied customers
I was at a home built in 1995. the ist floor joist are bowing
I was at a home built in 1995. the ist floor joist are bowing down from the weight of the cross wall upstairs. The home is a ranch with a Cathedral ceiling (appox. 10/12 pitch).The floor joist are Dou… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
Hi, I live in a second floor condo. I have an issue with a
Hi, I live in a second floor condo. I have an issue with a large rectangular area of my living room/dining room where the floor has mild slope it but then there is one section probaby 6'x6' where the … read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
my veritas 8 burglar alarm has gone haywire after an abnormal
my veritas 8 burglar alarm has gone haywire after an abnormal power interrupt; it is continually beeping how do I reset the sytem and get it back to normal?… read more
Angelo
Angelo
High School or GED
6 satisfied customers
recently purchased a fasco blower for my wood stove.
recently purchased a fasco blower for my wood stove. I've added a toggle switch. There is a high and low on it. When it's on either level, should this blower stay continually running or will it shut d… read more
The Home Smithy
The Home Smithy
Home Builder
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
2,084 satisfied customers
I have a 19 hp wright sentar(kawasaki) mower....it died while mowing.
I have a 19 hp wright sentar(kawasaki) mower....it died while mowing. When i was trying to get it to start and run it quit cranking as if a fuse was blown. Fuses are good. Switch does nothing. I repla… read more
Terri
Terri
Associate Degree
70 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