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 garage which is attached to the house gets very damp in
Hello, My garage which is attached to the house gets very damp in the rainy season and I'm wondering if I should get some kind of heater and or dehumidifier to put in there? Unfortunately there are no… read more
Patrick
Patrick
Bachelor's Degree
2,606 satisfied customers
We painted our kitchen cabinet starting Thursday and was
We painted our kitchen cabinet starting Thursday and was completely done by Friday using an oil based paint. The kitchen is just next to our bedroom so I'm wondering when is it safe to sleep in our ro… read more
David Bowden
David Bowden
Owner
1,833 satisfied customers
we have converted garage into dining room with double vent
we have converted garage into dining room with double vent window. there is a none window utility area at the rear can i use Broan 682 Plastic-Grille Duct-Free Ventilation Fan with Charcoal Filter, Wh… read more
Dr. Fix-It
Dr. Fix-It
Technical Lead
369 satisfied customers
I need help with a household hint regarding odors. We share
I need help with a household hint regarding odors. We share a house with my daughter and her family and our living space is separated by a door. They have a dog who has a very unpleasant odor that per… read more
Dovetail Greene
Dovetail Greene
President
434 satisfied customers
We have 2 cold cellars under our front porch. We covered over
We have 2 cold cellars under our front porch. We covered over 1 cellar when we finished our basement because it was only minimally dug out. The other cellar has concrete block walls and a dirt floor w… read more
Phil
Phil
Mechanical Engineer
Degree, Mech Engr Technology
711 satisfied customers
If there is sedation gas coming in to a small room, what can
If there is sedation gas coming in to a small room, what can be done to overcome the sedation? Is the principal of sedation "lower oxygen to a certain level"while giving sedation gas. I need to know i… read more
Phil
Phil
Mechanical Engineer
Degree, Mech Engr Technology
711 satisfied customers
I built a small laundry room in my garage. There contractor
I built a small laundry room in my garage. There contractor did not include a dryer vent to the outside. Is there any harm in not having a dryer vent or will the humidity damage the walls?… read more
Brian
Brian
Architect
Bachelor's Degree
2,153 satisfied customers
My tankless water heater exhaust is located at 7 horizontal
My tankless water heater exhaust is located at 7' horizontal in from of my neighbor window, the location of my water heater is prohibited with the National Fuel gas code ,yes or not , if prohibited un… read more
Dr. Fix-It
Dr. Fix-It
Technical Lead
369 satisfied customers
Funny smell in one upstairs bedroom SOMETIMES PRESENT after
Funny smell in one upstairs bedroom SOMETIMES PRESENT after we shower. Somewhat of a musty smell, its not mold... We have painted this room upon moving in this past summer, and the smell has been ther… read more
Patrick
Patrick
Bachelor's Degree
2,606 satisfied customers
Can my basement give off toxic fumes Can it be silent and
Can my basement give off toxic fumes? Can it be silent and cumulative? I've been sick since we refinished our basement from a garage.… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
I need specific recommendations on the best way to seal a one-room
I need specific recommendations on the best way to seal a one-room sized dirt crawlspace that is adjoining a brick basement and a deck. I have looked at various websites and find the solutions confusi… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
My question is about heavy condinsation that forms on the inside
My question is about heavy condinsation that forms on the inside of my windows every morning. I have shades on my windows. It does not make any difference if the shades are up or down. The windows are… read more
MJ
MJ
Senior Studio Manager
Master's Degree
544 satisfied customers
My sons room is adjacent to the garage. When I close his
My son's room is adjacent to the garage. When I close his door at night, in the morning I notice a gas/garage/oil type smell in his room. Should I be concerned? Is there any way to get rid of it? Than… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
I think I may have a moisture problem in my home.My master ...
I think I may have a moisture problem in my home.My master bedroom, bath ,and gameroom area share two things in common. The first thing is that all of these rooms receive the most sunlight therefore t… read more
Brian
Brian
Architect
Bachelor's Degree
2,153 satisfied customers
Are experiencing foul odors outside our home. (new ...
Are experiencing foul odors outside our home. (new const.) Should the main vent pipes have any type of traps installed to prevent these odors or minimize their escape? We're on a septic system.… read more
Brian
Brian
Architect
Bachelor's Degree
2,153 satisfied customers
We are new to this house and have a septic tank and are ...
We are new to this house and have a septic tank and are having smelly drains and sometimes its bad enough to smell just in the kitchen and laundry area. No one has ever lived in the house so not sure … read more
Edward
Edward
Retired /Self employed
High School or GED
5,792 satisfied customers
How do I get rid of the smell from new glued down carpet
We just installed new glued down carpet and I am getting headaches daily and I think it is from the new carpet. How can I reduce or get rids of the fumes generated by the new carpet and/or glue used t… read more
Andy Lambert
Andy Lambert
Professional Home Inspector
High School or GED
126 satisfied customers
Hi Thank you for the opportunity to explain my ...
> Hi Thank you for the opportunity to explain my problem. We purchased a raised ranch (44x24) in 1979. Approximatele 5 years ago we added a 12x17 3 season room. We are desperately trying to convert… read more
Andy Lambert
Andy Lambert
Professional Home Inspector
High School or GED
126 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