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
Down builder has excavated and rendered my retaining wall
down hill builder has excavated and rendered my retaining wall unsound what can i do? … read more
BrianK4159
BrianK4159
BA
27 satisfied customers
I have a retaining wall that appears to be feeling and the
Hi, I have a retaining wall that appears to be feeling and the city is requiring me to have it fixed. I was wondering what my options are in terms of whether or not it would be possible to have it fix… read more
BenbH
BenbH
Operations manager
Diploma
415 satisfied customers
We are building a retaining wall 3' high 20' with a 6” slab
Hello,We are building a retaining wall 3' high 20' long with a 6” slab in front of it and we will use 5/8” rebar. Can someone tell us what the spacing of the rebar should be? Please see attachment. Th… read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
34,343 satisfied customers
I am making a paver patio on my own. I am doing a slope of 3
I am making a paver patio on my own. I am doing a slope of 3 inches. The slope from the end of my house to the end of where I want to do the patio is 10 inches. I'm assuming I would have to do a 7 inc… read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
34,343 satisfied customers
Question regarding stucco. We are re-stuccoing our house and
Question regarding stucco. We are re-stuccoing our house and also building some new retaining walls. The contractor for the retaining walls included brown coating the walls as part of his bid. If he d… read more
Patrick
Patrick
Bachelor's Degree
3,346 satisfied customers
I have a question about a gap between my basement floor and
Hi - I have a question about a gap between my basement floor and foundation wall … read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
34,343 satisfied customers
I have had renters in my home and noticed there used to be a
I have had renters in my home and noticed there used to be a pipe leak under the bathroom sink. the pipe is fixed, but the water damage from the pipe caused a black-mold type look in the cabinet. the … read more
canuck the pro
canuck the pro
10,184 satisfied customers
Need to reroute a gas line, relocating a cooktop. How do I
Need to reroute a gas line, relocating a cooktop. How do I go through floor joists per code. It isn't good practice to cut the top or bottom of a joist but how can a run a gas line through about four … read more
David Bowden
David Bowden
Owner
6,012 satisfied customers
I've almost got my old patio ripped out. Couple questions
Hey Rick, I've almost got my old patio ripped out. Couple questions for preparation for the retaining wall and pavers. The retaining wall will be retaining about 3' of earth in most places but one sec… read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
34,343 satisfied customers
I want to cutout a baja shelf 5' wide and 18" deep before I
I want to cutout a baja shelf 5' wide and 18" deep before I have the pool resurfaced. how do I do it? … read more
James Inch
James Inch
Pool Plant Operator
87 satisfied customers
We red a professional to paint the interior of our home. Is
We hired a professional to paint the interior of our home. Is it reasonable to expect the professional to leave no roller marks on the walls? He will finish this morning and we are having the walk thr… read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
34,343 satisfied customers
i just got 2 quotes on getting my concrete steps, retaining
i just got 2 quotes on getting my concrete steps, retaining wall and walkway repaired. One guy has the Ardex spray on cement stuff and the other has a surface bond cement, in your opinion which is the… read more
Rick
Rick
General Contractor
34,343 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a craftsman garage door opener. I just replaced
Hello, I have a craftsman garage door opener. I just replaced the nylon gears, washers, etc.. Now the garage door only moves up and down about a foot. So I then disconnected the chain, but the motor s… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
Ive been having a lot of trouble with the company installing
I've been having a lot of trouble with the company installing a solid fuel boiler and central heating system in my home. They have installed an inset solid fuel boiler in a false chimeny breast, knock… read more
Rick Ridley
Rick Ridley
Retired, well Semi,
30 years on the tools
2,707 satisfied customers
If there are cracks in a concrete floor in a garage on a home,
If there are cracks in a concrete floor in a garage on a home, can they acceptably be filled, then the floor painted, or what else can be done to the floor, can it be recoated and with what?… read more
Dr. Fix-It
Dr. Fix-It
Handyman
370 satisfied customers
i have a 9yrs stucco 2 story house the exterior stucco walls
i have a 9yrs stucco 2 story house the exterior stucco walls are cracking and coming of the wall . i want have this repaired and i want to know what is the proper way of repairing so that it does not … read more
Eric M. Bright
Eric M. Bright
Founder & Pres. - Father\u0027s Woodcraft LLC
Some Collage
1,767 satisfied customers
Looking for Stone Patio building codes in Southampton Ny.
Looking for Stone Patio building codes in Southampton Ny. Have a patio and want to know if we have to put a railing on top of the 4ft retaining wall that 2ft sticks up above a paver patio.… read more
MJ
MJ
Senior Studio Manager
Master's Degree
544 satisfied customers
My Walls are stucco and on the East and South Side the stucco
My Walls are stucco and on the East and South Side the stucco is bulging out abou 3 inches and in some parts has cracked. Can this be redone without costing an arm and a le?… 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

Martin

Martin

Construction Worker

808 satisfied customers

Builder, timber-lumber processing

Rich

Rich

Home Improvement Enthusiast

674 satisfied customers

Over 35 years construction and home maintenance experience

Dovetail Greene

Dovetail Greene

General Contractor

570 satisfied customers

Licensed Building Contractor & Certified Building Designer

urelectrician

urelectrician

Contractor

528 satisfied customers

Certified Construction Manager & Licensed Electrician

Dr. Fix-It

Dr. Fix-It

Handyman

370 satisfied customers

Work on all parts of home construction & maintenance

< 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