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Would the application of a "waterproofing" paint be worth it before finishing my basement?

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We are planning to build a new energy star house with natural gas forced air heat.  I have heard that energy star homes should not have a whole...

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I have a basement floor that has been painted at least once, and probably with an oil base.  The current topcoat was a latex paint. 

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I have standing water in a crawlspace. I would to lay 4" perforated drain tile around in perimeter of the inside of the space. The bottom of the...

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Laminate is on my floor, but some of it has buckled from moisture.  If I sand these areas down, will I be able to lay the vinyl flooring over the...

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The roof of my 2013-built single-family house makes loud squeaking/creaking noise on windy days. The problem started in one room and expanded to...

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This heating season, I had a fireplace insert installed to provide most of our house heat. I would now like to minimize our boiler's oil ...

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I would like a laundry area off the kitchen measures 15 sq ft and bathroom  I would like to make it a the guest bathroom and turn the bathroom...

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I have a manufactured home (it's less than 15 years old), and we're having a problem our metal insulated exterior door.  When temperatures dip...

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What is the best method for cleaning carpets?  Chem-dry? Steam? Other?

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Laminate is on floor, some is buckled due to moisture. If I sand these areas down, will I be able to lay the vinyl flooring over the laminate?...

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Table lamps are the best and perfect way to personalize your home with beautiful designs and styles. Table lamps come in great varieties and are...

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We bought a house made in 1960 in southern California. It has vaulted ceilings and no attic. There was never any insulation put in the walls of...

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We are selling mother's house, which has been vacant for 5 years.  Significant mold and mildew discovered under floors due to moisture retention....

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How do I remove a rust stain (probably from rebar) from my concrete driveway?

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I have Bathroom which is 7ftx6ft and I have a old bath tub with legs 57inch(L) X 24inch(w) X 23 inch(H). Old tub don't have the shower and paint...

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Hi, I've had a problems the last few month with roof rats in the attic, apparently common here in central Texas. Had an exterminator out who...