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 live in a duplex, victorian, over 100 years old. At one
I live in a duplex, victorian, over 100 years old. At one point in time the same family owned both halves of the duplex and when they added on a walkin closet to the back of the house, they cut out a … read more
Matthew A
Matthew A
Consultant
Owner HPAR
208 satisfied customers
I am removing a wall between my kitchen and dining room. I
I am removing a wall between my kitchen and dining room. I am pretty sure it is not load bearing, but I wanted to ask anyway. 1) There is currently a doorway between the kitchen and dining room, there… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
25,553 satisfied customers
Hi, I am looking for an Exterminator or someone with knowledge
Hi, I am looking for an Exterminator or someone with knowledge about (I am guessing) getting rid of a mouse. A few weeks I came down to my living room very early, it was very quiet at that time and I … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Bachelor's Degree
367 satisfied customers
From Rick I installed a laminate vinyl flooring two weeks
From Rick I installed a laminate vinyl flooring two weeks a go. About 18'' from the starting point, it has got a hump in the seam between two of the planks, running 4 or 5 feet. I checked the gap at t… read more
House-Dr
House-Dr
Project Manager
Bachelor's Degree
74 satisfied customers
i have a 48in round dining table with 4 chairs iwould a 6ft
i have a 48in round dining table with 4 chairs iwould a 6ft sqaure work??? I tried an 8ft round andthe room didnt look great(rug was big looking)… read more
Martin
Martin
Electrical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
689 satisfied customers
I am putting down a laminate floor. The room is 35 ft long
I am putting down a laminate floor. The room is 35 ft long and 21 ft wide. I have read you can go 40 ft before needing T molding, and you shouldn't go over 27 ft without having the T-molding. And also… read more
Eric M. Bright
Eric M. Bright
We Don't Comprehend the Word Can't!
Some Collage
1,734 satisfied customers
My fiance and I just recently got engaged and I recently moved
My fiance and I just recently got engaged and I recently moved in. As of right now we live in a very spacious two bedroom four room apartment but it looks as though a sixty year old decorated it. My f… read more
Patrick
Patrick
Bachelor's Degree
2,595 satisfied customers
Please help me. My husband doesnt think we have a problem
Please help me. My husband doesn't think we have a problem and doesn't want to hire a structural engineer! Basically, we have a 16 foot high cathedral ceiling that has a span of 21 feet on the ridge b… read more
David L.
David L.
137 satisfied customers
i am making a loft into a bedroom. So i need to build a wall
i am making a loft into a bedroom. So i need to build a wall that has a doorway and a small closet (in order to make the room be a bedroom). How do I connect the wooden frame to the existing walls?… read more
John Contractor
John Contractor
Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
287 satisfied customers
I have a 2 part question What is the least expensive/safest
I have a 2 part question: What is the least expensive/safest way to dismount a 22' 1X1X1 steel 3 section extensible ham radio antenna mount (3 bolts at the base)? and What is the least expensive/safes… read more
Patrick
Patrick
Bachelor's Degree
2,595 satisfied customers
I have one interior doorway with a significant diagonal drywall
I have one interior doorway with a significant diagonal drywall crack. This crack appears on both sides of the doorway (through the doorway, not on left and right). In the summer it is invisible, but … read more
EnviroDesign
EnviroDesign
Destroyer of Dreams
High School or GED
46 satisfied customers
We have an old 1 1/2 story home (1867) with two upstairs windows
We have an old 1 1/2 story home (1867) with two upstairs windows on the gable end. One is a bedroom window that we would like to do away with. Problem is from the outside it would look terrible to rem… read more
Dennis M. Smith
Dennis M. Smith
Retired
Bachelor Degree
1,293 satisfied customers
I have a wall in my livingroom that has bad patch work done,
I have a wall in my livingroom that has bad patch work done, there was a door between the livingroom and kitchen. Someone took the door out, and patched a wall, this was amature work. Know I am stuck … read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
25,553 satisfied customers
I want to form a doorway into my intergrated garage by knocking
I want to form a doorway into my intergrated garage by knocking through the wall but there is steel above,can i put 6-4 concrete lintol in or do i need steel in… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
how do i know if a banister is load bearing or is there such
how do i know if a banister is load bearing? or is there such a thing as a load bearing banister? It looks like it is just there for decoration.… read more
electrifier
electrifier
Owner - Contractor
Bachelor's Degree
1,610 satisfied customers
Weve torn out our 32 yr old kitchen. I want a user friendly,
We've torn out our 32 yr old kitchen. I want a user friendly, convenient design. One side wall is 21 ft. where I plan to recess the refrigerator & a pantry three feet into the garage. The room is 14 f… read more
Dee
Dee
Retired to Early
142 satisfied customers
how should I pick which wall to paint one color as accent
I am painting my living room Merlot and Bone, I want to know which wall I should paint Merlot and which to paint bone?… read more
Dennis M. Smith
Dennis M. Smith
Retired
Bachelor Degree
1,293 satisfied customers
i just removed carpet from several rooms. i have baseboard ...
i just removed carpet from several rooms. i have baseboard that is 2.5". the contractor that installed my laminet flooring put the quarter round at the base of the baseboard. it is cut at a 90 degree … read more
Dennis M. Smith
Dennis M. Smith
Retired
Bachelor Degree
1,293 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