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We recently remodeled the kitchen in our 1954 brick ranch and discovered only "Insulite" fiberboard insuation was used.  My understanding is that...

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have lived in this home for over 15 years had the furnace in the attic replaced in December of 2008. just before Christmas it stopped working had...

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I own a small home built in 1960. There are no exhaust fans in the bathrooms. I would like to put up crown moulding and would like to know...

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I recently moved into a home with a water problem in the garage. The garage is heated by a furnace - when snow melts off the vehicles, the water...

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We live in a 138 yr old house with original heart of pine wood floors.  We have never refinished them, but now are considering it.  The person we...

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I'm going to build a workshop/storage building (appx30' x 40'). I plan to have a concrete floor & insulate it. I want to have enough heat/air to...

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How do you removing smoke stains on white brick on face of fireplace (inside)?

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I have a steel I-beam located in basement with permanent lally columns that are cemented into the basement floor. I was wanting to know the...

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I have a 1942 1.5 story Cape Cod style home with forced air. My cold air return vents all run on the exterior walls of my house. Since the weather...

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We own a house with an old oil furnace that works . The house was built in the 1960's by a contractor and has industrial blowers that are...

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We live in an older 1949 home. There is no insulation under the floors, limited original insulation in the attic. My "crawl space" is...

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Our 3 yr. old geothermal 1 ton attic system occasionally shuts off. Each time we are told various reasons cause the shut down. The most recent...

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We just finished installing 23ea 16X8 eave vents in our home. Last year we had a new metal roof installed on our home. Roofing contractor sold...

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My water pressure throughout the house is regularly intermittent. Within a one minute period, my water pressure is very low but for about...

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The manual for my high efficiency washer says I may need to reinforce the floor. What does this mean? New subfloor? How big a job is this? ...

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I had mold last two times they came to service airconditioning unit. We bought and installed an UV light to stop mold. Is this a legitimate remedy...

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I'm trying to add heating to the basement and to the finished attic. The energy source is natural gas and the whole house has hot water radiators....

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Please recommend a WIRELESS home security device. Something you would use in your home. THANKS. jt

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What can I do to make sure my new towel bars stay on the wall? On the back of the parts that are supposed to stay flush against the wall there are...

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How can the "old house" smell -- or possibly mold -- be removed from furniture? My father's furniture has been in mildew- and mold-scented homes,...