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Kimberly, thanks so much for contacting us! We appreciate you being a Money Pit fan and listening to our show!  We are in the process of tracking this down for you.  What we can tell you...

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It sounds like you don't have actual return ducts.  Sometimes contractors will enclose the space between floor joist to create a makeshift return duct.  But return ducts should be...

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We would never recommend replacing an oil fired furnace with a heat pump.  You will...

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Insulation is one of the most effective ways to reduce home heating costs, so investing in insulation always makes sense.  Start with attic because that is where the most heat loss is. ...

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The good news is, you can never have too much...

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Generally speaking, if your floor is supporting its current use (a laundry area) and isn't otherwise rotting or in disrepair structurally, there is no reason why it needs to be reinforced....

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I wish I had a crystal ball to help you and many others in your situation.  What I can tell you is that the proper drainage is the single best way to prevent a wet basement.  It sounds...

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Great question!  I think that the lighting in the room is plentiful - IF you were using this room as a bonus room... but because you are using it more as a craft/project room, you need...

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Replacing caulk in a tub or shower is a fairly easy DIY project that will go a long way in...

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We went straight to the experts on spray foam insulation to help us answer this one.  Paul Duffy, VP Engineering at...

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Betty, first we'd ask that you contact your insurance company.  Hail damage is often covered in a...

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It sounds like your garage floor doesn't slope enough towards the door.  There isn't...

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Formica is actually a name brand of laminate - a material made of melamine, paper and plastic resin.  You can absolutely tile over it.  We've answered this question on our radio...

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The main benefits are noise reduction, durability and the ability of the stainless steel to withstand higher temperatures. Plastic tub dishwashers can only withstand water that reaches 140...

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A simple solution of water and liquid laundry detergent applied with a sponge is a good way to clean fiberglass walls. Also try a paste of baking soda and water for stubborn stains and grime....

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We get this question a lot - and we answer it on our show here:...

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Alonzo, we have a couple of solutions for you.  First, you should clean and remove any loose mortar between the bricks.  Then you can repair it with a process called repointing....

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Kimbo, we address this question on our radio show from time to time. Staining concrete is an excellent option, and if it fits in with the style you'd like to create, there is is no reason not to...

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There are actually several products on the market that offer painting and priming in "one step".  One of them is...