Posts Tagged 'Louisiana'

What's the most cost effective way to do a kitchen remodeling of just the lighting?

There are lots of tall trees near my east-facing kitchen window which are great for shade but make the kitchen dark. Since I do home-schooling, the two 25-year old track light strips are kept on a lot. The window can't be enlarged. What's the most cost effective way to do a kitchen remodeling of just the lighting?

A Hexagonal Pattern in a Lafayette, Louisiana, Living Room

We want to remove wall-to-wall carpeting in our 14' x 14' living room and put in medium-priced engineered hardwood flooring. About how much would it increase the materials and installation costs if the wood is laid in a hexagonal pattern with an 18" straight border, versus having all the planks laid parallel to each other?

How to Level a Stone Patio

My patio is made of stones of different sizes and is very unlevel. My husband likes it because it looks natural, but it is very unlevel how can i make it smooth... a cement grinder?

How to Add Electrical Outlets

Each of the two bathrooms in my Shreveport, Louisiana, home has only one wall plug. What is the most cost-effective way to add electrical additional outlets?

How can we get rid of black mold on bathroom walls?

There is black mold (small dots) on our bathroom walls. We have tried everything to get rid of it ourselves, such as spraying with bleach and mold remover, but it keeps coming back. Could it be that it is just too humid here in Louisiana to completely get rid of mold in bathrooms? Can we get rid of it by painting over the mold?

What are Those Stains on my Basement Walls?

When I purchased my Baton Rouge home last year - all the walls were covered with fresh paint. This year - however - brown stains have appeared on my basement walls. The stains seem to come from small amounts of water that are seeping through pockmarks in the walls. I've never seen this before and I don't know what to do about it. Can you help?

When to Start a House Painting Project

I need to repaint the exterior of my home, but I'm worried about how the humidity of a New Orleans summer might affect the painting work. Should I be worried?

How much would an enclosed patio that is 20x15 cost?

I am looking into building a sunroom, possibly using one of those basic enclosed patio kits. How much would an enclosed patio that is 20x15 cost?

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