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
Thank you for all your previous help. BTW, I had vinyl sheet
Thank you for all your previous help. BTW, I had vinyl sheet flooring installed in a bathroom and it came out looking great! Another flooring question: This is for the same level (ground level) of my … read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
30,772 satisfied customers
I moved in an old townhouse condo and after I removed the
I moved in an old townhouse condo and after I removed the carpet from the floor I noticed that there was alot of staples and nails that were nailed upwards in the hardwood floor which was very strange… read more
eddie22Island
eddie22Island
Home Improvement Contractor
High School or GED
2,510 satisfied customers
Wax ring at bottom of commode apparently has leaked
wax ring at bottom of commode apparently has leaked forsometime. Vinyl floor covering is ruined as well as the underlayment. Typically are there two layers of underlayment? Thickness is one inch. Hard… read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
30,772 satisfied customers
I am remodeling the floor in a 1979 mobile home. There are a
I am remodeling the floor in a 1979 mobile home. There are a few places that are open to the ground, some that are replaced by plywood, and most with original particle/strand board. My question: do I … read more
Rick
Rick
Supervisor
30,772 satisfied customers
Vinyl plank flooring. I would like to install a vinyl plank
Vinyl plank flooring. I would like to install a vinyl plank flooring. My living room is pretty level except there is one small hamp. Could that be a problem?… read more
Brian
Brian
Architect
Bachelor's Degree
2,153 satisfied customers
Relates to flooring. We had a mountain cabin built 8 years
Relates to flooring. We had a mountain cabin built 8 years ago (contractor has retired and passed away, so no warranty service!) The home is in the CA High Sierra, about 6000' altitude. It is vacant m… read more
Machinc
Machinc
Retired
1,177 satisfied customers
1965 house. The inside surface of our basement concrete walls
1965 house. The inside surface of our basement concrete walls are disintegrating in some places, mostly near the floor, but no more than approx. 1/2" thick of concrete surface is lost and no cracks ar… read more
Dr. Fix-It
Dr. Fix-It
Technical Lead
370 satisfied customers
I am going to tile the main floor of my house. This includes
I am going to tile the main floor of my house. This includes a hallway and a kitchen (living room and dining room are carpet). The hallway had small 6x6 tiles that were applied directly to the plywood… read more
House-Dr
House-Dr
Project Manager
Bachelor's Degree
74 satisfied customers
12 x 12 granite tile over 1x2 tiles, very good shape, in a
12 x 12 granite tile over 1x2 ceramic tiles in very good shape, in a small bathroom? exisiting subfloor is 2-3 inch cement and is coming up when I use the impact hammer to remove the thin small tiles.… read more
Patrick
Patrick
Bachelor's Degree
3,263 satisfied customers
I have wet underlayment in a bathroom topped by sheet vinyl
I have wet underlayment in a bathroom topped by sheet vinyl floor covering. Much of the floor under the sheet vinyl is wet or damp and spongy but the sheet vinyl itself has no standing water on it. Su… read more
Brian
Brian
Master Electrician / Contractor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
40 satisfied customers
I installed tongue and grrove laminate flooring in my home
I installed tongue and grrove laminate flooring in my home about seven years ago. I would now like to install vinyl plank flooring. My question is do I need to rip up the existing laminate floor or ca… read more
Home Improvement Jay
Home Improvement Jay
Project Team Leader
Bachelor's Degree
551 satisfied customers
Can I put down quarry type tiles over linolium It is flat
Can I put down quarry type tiles over linolium? It is flat with no ripples, just currious if it will stick. Also, I want to put new 4 inch tiles over flat formica on the counter tops. The edges are pe… read more
Inspector-L
Inspector-L
Associate Degree
32 satisfied customers
I just discovered the tiles were popping off the wall next
I just discovered the tiles were popping off the wall next to the shower pan. I pulled them off, along with the tiles on the floor next to the wall, to discover a rotting subfloor. My question is, how… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
Can I lay ceramic tile over a sheet of vinyl flooring
Can I lay ceramic tile over a sheet of vinyl flooring? Concrete floor, seems solidly glued to floor except where curled up on edges of room and where it met the old kitchen cabinets. Floor is flat, no… read more
Brian
Brian
Architect
Bachelor's Degree
2,153 satisfied customers
Can I use roofing felt under laminate flooring, over wood flooring
I am putting it in a manufactured home. I will be gluing laminate in water areas and entry ways. I bought the flooring at an auction, so warranty isn't an issue, but wear is.… read more
Mr. Mike
Mr. Mike
Master's Degree
133 satisfied customers
My house was built in the 70s. I am replacing wall to ...
My house was built in the 70's. I am replacing wall to wall carpeting with sheet vinyl. My subflooring consists of a lower layer of 1/2" plywood and a top layer of 3/8" particle board. Tearing out the… read more
Dennis M. Smith
Dennis M. Smith
Retired
Bachelor Degree
1,293 satisfied customers
theres a vinyl tarp that came with it to put on the
How do I prepare the ground before installing an above ground swimming pool? It's a vinyl 19' round pool that rises as the water fills in it.… read more
#1 Expert
#1 Expert
Retired And now self employed
Bachelor Degree
204 satisfied customers
I have full carpeting in my living room and want to lay ...
I have full carpeting in my living room and want to lay linoleum for an entryway. How do I go about it?… read more
Glenn
Glenn
Maintenance, Technician
Associate Degree
1,612 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

StructuralEng

StructuralEng

Civil Engineer

16 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

Rich

Rich

Home Improvement Enthusiast

674 satisfied customers

Over 35 years construction and home maintenance experience

AssuredElectrical

AssuredElectrical

Home Specialist

580 satisfied customers

35 years home improvement

Dovetail Greene

Dovetail Greene

General Contractor

523 satisfied customers

Licensed Building Contractor & Certified Building Designer

< 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