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How To Keep a Window From Sliding Down

Window tracks collect dirt and grime over time because they are unable to be cleaned from the outside. This build-up can prevent windows from sliding up or down. If the windows in your home are sliding down and getting stuck, there are a few quick …

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Should Sheetrock Touch the Floor?

Drywall, commonly referred to by the brand name Sheetrock, is a convenient and essential part of construction. It is quick and easy to install, which makes it incredibly convenient. When hanging drywall, it is important to place it correctly. Sheetrock or drywall should not touch …

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Do Window Frames Have Studs in Them?

Walls that have studs in them are perfect for holding mirrors, arts, and wall-mounted shelves to keep these objects from falling off. However, if you’re looking for other places to hang things, you may wonder whether your window frames are strong enough to hold other …

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How Thick Can Sheetrock Mud Be?

Professional drywall tapers make the process of mudding drywall look easy. However, it’s a technical process that requires skill and knowledge to do correctly, so your drywall looks its absolute best. Sheetrock mud is an excellent tool for renovating or fixing your walls, but how …

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Can Sheetrock Be Hung Vertically?

Most builders have a preferred method of installing Sheetrock (or drywall): vertically or horizontally. But why does it matter how Sheetrock is hung, and can it safely be installed vertically? Sheetrock can be hung vertically. Hanging it vertically is a safety requirement for most commercial …

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Is Roofing Felt Toxic?

Roofing felt is used to form a waterproof seal over the wooden structure and beneath the shingles or tiles of your roof. However, some people have concerns when it comes to using roofing felt. They wonder if roofing felt is toxic or safe. Roofing felt …

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How To Mark Sheetrock for Outlets: 7 Methods

If you’re in the process of remodeling your house and need to install new electrical outlets, you might be wondering how you can mark sheetrock for your outlet locations. The good news is there are many ways you can do this. Here are 7 methods …

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Should a Home’s Siding Touch the Shingles?

The siding of a home offers crucial protection against the elements. Much the same, the shingles on a roof offer protection against rain and snow. In conditions where the two materials meet, how much space, if any, should be left between the siding and the …