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Today it is a  90 degree sunny summer day. Have not had any rain in about a week. Tonight noticed that backyard is flooded (about 1/2 inch water)...

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Who makes best replacement windows, vinyl siding, and architectural shingles?

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I have some fantastic blog articles in the home Decoration niche ready to find some home. I'm looking for a good quality websites. I...

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Thanks to rising gas and electricity bills, saving energy in the home has never been more paramount. Reducing your home’s overall energy output...

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I am trying to buy a home unseen recommended by relatives and when the home inspection was done it was found that there is a running stream under...

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We are in the process of building an addition to out 1940s house.  All the existing doors have mortise style locks, antiques knobs and back plates...

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What is the safest easiest way to remove the thick white layer of adhesive/glue that was left on hardwood floors after I peeled of the linoleum? I...

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With all due respect, I believe your answer to the lady who had this problem was completely wrong. You advised her to lower the humidity in her...

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If the average ROI on any given remodeling project is something like 65-70% (meaning you recoup only 60-70% of the cost, which is what the Cost...

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What is the best material to use for outdoor countertops in a grilling area. They currently have Mexican tile that was replaced 5 years ago. The...

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If your System is over sized the air is colder. system runs a Quicker or cooling the air too fast not removing Humidity. Higher Humidity turns to...

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I need help keeping our living room warm this upcoming winter. The room is located over our garage (unheated) which is finished with 4" faced...

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We have linear ceiling cracks forming along tape lines.  The ceiling is gypsum panels with a swirl plaster finish, and the panel edges are...

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need help in getting the door closed on trane electrostatic air cleaner

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I'm just moving my jewelry-making design work to our bonus room over the garage. I need ideas for lighting for various work areas. The room has...

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We are replacing hardwood floor that was glued directly to the slab.   We have removed hardwood and are dealing with glue residue on the slab.  It...

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I TRIED MAKING STAIN WITH TEA BAGS AND ENDED UP WITH A VERY, VERY LIGHT STAIN ON WHITEBOARDS THAT BARELY COLORED THE WOOD. I TRIED VINEGAR AND...

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I want to recaulk my bathtub.  How do I remove the old and deteriorating caulk so I can start fresh? 

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Last year The Money Pit featured a new product that was designed to secure deck furniture during high winds.  It looks like a bungee cord with...

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How do you remove or kill bats from a home.