Charlie: Yaya in Northwest says: “Had ceiling repainted two years ago and it’s now peeling. Lived in the same house 30 years. It is the first time it’s happened. Most around AC ducts and recessed lighting. What do you suppose is causing that?”
Charlie: Truitt in Louetta writes, putting down baseboards after installing a laminate floor and some of my corners are rounded. I want to use blocks on the corners for the baseboard. Where can I find a rounded block?
Charlie: Thomas in Montgomery- Tom: Thomas. Charlie: … County write to us, he says his daughter is buying a house in Austin and it was torn down to bear framework and rebuilt the new. Everything’s great about it, HVAC, electrical, plumbing but it was rebuilt because it was damaged by a fire and he’s- Tom: […]
Charlie: Michael in Spring, he says, “I have a bunch of moths in my grass.” Tom: Uh oh. Charlie: Yeah. “I’m replacing mulch in the flower bed. The home builder put a lot of sand underneath, should we remove that, lay soil on top, and then add mulch. Is that gonna help with it or […]
Charlie: Michael from Meyerland says, “We’re going to tear down our house and rebuild. Our new house will be elevated,” you think? And he says, “What’s the best kind of foundation? Should we go with pier and beam? Would that be a good idea, and are there any common mistakes people make when building a […]
Charlie: Gus up on the north shore he says, “I have a house that was built in 1967. I want to remove a master bedroom shower drain. I don’t need it anymore. So my question is, how do I remove the drain and how or what do I need to cap it?”
Charlie: Archie in Baytown wants to know, “What are your thoughts on Thompson Seal and Stain for cedar siding and decks?”
Charlie: Amal and Klein says, I have a sagging beam, which supports the second floor wall and roof. It doesn’t have a wall underneath it. It ties to other beams at either end. We were told, it most likely got wet due to a leak and it needs to be replaced. How do they do […]