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 need help replacing a doorbell-I have a simple one but I
I need help replacing a doorbell-I have a simple one but I might like to change that to a fancier one-wonder how much harder it would be than the simple one… read more
Eddie Matera
Eddie Matera
Home Improvement Contractor and Repairs
High School or GED
1,451 satisfied customers
I had some trenching done and an underground wire was hit.
I had some trenching done and an underground wire was hit. It was covered back up because it was assumed it was an old wire that was not being used. Now an out building has lost one of its 120 Legs. I… read more
Mike R.
Mike R.
3,350 satisfied customers
Bought some cali bamboo from Lowes to put down. Approximate
Bought some cali bamboo from Lowes to put down. Approximate 500 square feet. Here it is. http://www.lowes.com/pd/Cali-Bamboo-Fossilized-3-in-Java-Bamboo-Hardwood-Flooring-23-sq-ft/1000000430 It's very… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
25,976 satisfied customers
My neighbor needed to replace his drive belt on his
My neighbor needed to replace his drive belt on his Chamberlain Liftmaster Pro. He put the new belt on and it didn't work well. only moved a few feet toward close and stopped. He adjusted the close po… read more
Eddie Matera
Eddie Matera
Home Improvement Contractor and Repairs
High School or GED
1,451 satisfied customers
I have a CraftsmanRouter. I am having difficulty raising and
I have a Craftsman###-##-####Router. I am having difficulty raising and lowering the collet. It's almost like the rings are frozen. I free up the two depth adjustment rings and unlock the main adjuste… read more
Papatrexas
Papatrexas
General contractor
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
70 satisfied customers
I've installed a water well pump large home and everything
I've installed a water well pump for a large home and everything has been done according to plan, but after a bit of time the pump stops working. Have replaced the pump (different brand even) and stil… read more
Mike R.
Mike R.
3,350 satisfied customers
My husband just replaced the gear wheel and some other
My husband just replaced the gear wheel and some other interior parts of our Liftmaster opener (1/2 hp) but now the chain bar (the metal piece that is supposed to traverse the rod) only goes a few inc… read more
Eddie Matera
Eddie Matera
Home Improvement Contractor and Repairs
High School or GED
1,451 satisfied customers
Please reference photo. Live in a new construction condo
Please reference photo. Live in a new construction condo (2008) high rise in Chicago. Would like to install 3-way switch at the open hole in right side of pic. The wall with the current switch & where… read more
Eddie Matera
Eddie Matera
Home Improvement Contractor and Repairs
High School or GED
1,451 satisfied customers
Hi We have Brazillian Walnut floors in our home. they were
Hi We have Brazillian Walnut floors in our home. they were here when we moved in about 7 months ago. We have a dining area with 4 chairs and 2 bar stools. When we first got the chairs, they had plasti… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
25,976 satisfied customers
I am trying to install a new ceiling light but after I am done
I am trying to install a new ceiling light but after I am done connecting the wires the light comes on automatically and won't switch on and off with the light switch. I assume I wired incorrectly. Fr… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Electrical Contractor
High School or GED
3,844 satisfied customers
I have a granite table top 32 inches by 36 inches. I have
I have a granite table top 32 inches by 36 inches. I have a wooden single pedestal base. how best to fasten the two together/… read more
Eric M. Bright
Eric M. Bright
We Don't Comprehend the Word Can't!
Some Collage
1,734 satisfied customers
I kept causing the circuit breaker in my kitchen to shut ...
I kept causing the circuit breaker in my kitchen to shut off when putting in a dimmer switch in the kitchen. The light switch that was original in the kitchen had 2 red wires and 2 black wires coming … read more
Rich
Rich
Retired Master Electrician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,791 satisfied customers
I bought an older home. The structural engineer pointed out ...
I bought an older home. The structural engineer pointed out repairs that were needed. The homeowner used BONDO to fix these. I feel that BONDO is a quick fix --it is not a permanent repair. I am going… read more
Gary
Gary
Home Builder Consultant
Associate Degree
342 satisfied customers
i want to install a timer light switch for my outside ...
i want to install a timer light switch for my outside lighting. there is a standard light switch in my house. When i took it out, there were 4 wires conected to it. 2 black, 1 white and 1 red. the swi… read more
Joseph
Joseph
743 satisfied customers
What is the right way to wire a 240 volt appliance (2 wire ...
What is the right way to wire a 240 volt appliance (2 wire - hot +neutral + ground connection) to a 240 volt breaker which requires 3 wire output (2 hot+neutral +ground) ?… read more
Joseph
Joseph
743 satisfied customers
I have a Whirlpool Ultimate Care 2 Washing machine whcih is ...
I have a Whirlpool Ultimate Care 2 Washing machine whcih is 4 years old. It will fill with water and start to aggitate but will not contiune. Also, it will not spin on the spin cycle. If I unplug the … read more
Suzanne
Suzanne
Appliance Service Technician
High School or GED
188 satisfied customers
I am replacing my electrical outlets. All was going well ...
I am replacing my electrical outlets. All was going well until I removed one that is also operated by a switch on the wall (or half of it is). When I removed the outlet it had 7 wires instead of 5, 2 … read more
The Home Smithy
The Home Smithy
Home Builder
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
2,084 satisfied customers
i am wiring a 220 stove in a moble home. I am coming strait ...
i am wiring a 220 stove in a moble home. I am coming strait from the electric source. It already has 220 for the dryer, also needs to be re done. Do i need sub panels? Or can i just add 220 breakers? … read more
David Moffitt
David Moffitt
Owner - Sr. Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
6 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