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You spoke about how to remove stains from a corian sink by using 400 grit sandpaper. I went to Home Depot to buy the sandpaper and spoke to them...

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Our house is on the market. Last week a home inspection took place. Later the buyer backed out, but before we received a copy of the inspection...

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I have extremely hard water, so every year or two I take time to remove the bottom element on my water heater and suck out the calcium deposits....

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What is the better way to check a freon leak - a dye test, or an electronic device? I have had about five pounds of freon leak over the past nine...

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We just had an asphalt driveway installed.  They claimed they used gilsonite to seal it right after they installed it.  Some say acrylic is...

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We'd like to paint our oak kitchen cabinets.  Your article on this topic was really helpful, but I have one follow-up question: I'm concerned that...

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I want to add insulation beneath my attic floor, but I'd have to pull the attic floor up to do it.  How will this effect my second floor ceiling?...

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I'm interested in installing hard-wired, integrated smoke detectors.  Is it worth my while, and what should I know beforehand? 

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I want to repaint my porch floor and steps.  The steps are wood, and have some moss growing on them, which I need to clean off before painting....

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I own a home that is part of a development built on an old farm.  My basement always has water trickling into the sump pit, regardless of...

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My attic stairs are old and rickety, but I don't know what type to replace them with.  Do you recommend any particular brands or materials, such...

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What is the best DIY way to remove an iron railing from cement and reinstall it?   if I cut the rail I'll need to patch it and use brackets to...

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In august of 2013 I paid a contractor in New Jersey a check for $1700 to purchase materials and a down payment for a kitchen remodel. The...

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I have a 12-year old ranch style home, and have a question about the ceilings. In the last few years it's developed dark areas where the sheetrock...

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We have  a sheet vinyl floor in our kitchen that has been down about 15 years. Due to settlement, we have a small separation in one of the seams....

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Tom and Leslie, hopefully you can help me.  I have a dissappearing attic stairway that sags, so there is an air gap.  The aluminum folding stairs...

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Hi, Tom and Leslie!  My question: How can I get nice clean paint lines when repainting?

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I am in the process of refreshing my kitchen and intend to paint walls that were previously wallpapered. Thanks to the Wagner Power Steamer, the...

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My house filled with a dust-like material/powder when I first turned the heat on last fall. My HVAC and pest control people do not know what it...

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There is a seam in our upstairs ceiling where the drywall tape is peeling up.  I know I can repair this, but I am worried about the cause.  It's...