What’s Your “R?”

A customer was having significant problems with their roof. Ice dams were forming in the winter, and there was also signifiant condensation issues. A home produces a lot of moisture which finds its way into the attic. The attic was poorly insulated which caused...

From Flood Destroyed To Fabulous

A number of months ago I was contracted to restore a house that had major flood damage on all three levels of the residence. A second floor toilet leaked when the owners were on vacation, and this simple problem completely ruined much of the second, first, and lower...

Got Sink?

Not that many years ago it was simple to decide on what sink you wanted to use in a kitchen remodel. It was stainless or porcelain. However, over the years there have been many different options, not only in style, but also in finish. Lately, many remodels that I have...

Correcting A Tiling Error

My tile man was in the process of installing a herringbone backsplash in a customer’s kitchen. I checked on his progress and discovered that he had made an error, and the complicated pattern wouldn’t be even on both sides. We could have continued and it is...

A Use for AC Glue

AC glue is a water-based,¬†cyanoacrylate glue that sets extremely fast. It has as many uses as the user can think of. In the following example I’m using it to quickly adhere a template for a circular drywall cut for a in-house sound system. See photos below. I...