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My (1984) Colonial Saltbox has no exterior door or window surrounds; just the white vinyl window frame (the house is a dark barn red). I would...

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Are there any problems associated with having whole house surge supressor, individual surge supressor with backup battery and standby generator...

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I have one cement step leading in to the house.  I wish to install a railing so the elderly may enter without difficulty.  Can I put the bottom...

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I recently purchased a 1934 home in Baltimore, Maryland that features craftsman details.  There is some trim that runs along the entire perimiter...

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Dear Tom,  I listened to your advice today on the radio concerning the way to handle pleeing plaster.  You were spot on.  The only thing you...

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I have used the enzyme and bacteria products, vinegar, oxygen based stuff....  I actually found this site through an ad for

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We have oak kitchen cabinets and especially when it is humid the doors are tacky/sticky. They are 16 yrs old and I probably used some spray item...

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Just recently, the bathtub in my daughters bathroom would drain very, very slowly. I bought a bottle of draino from the local store. I followed...

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I have a concrete patio and it holds water when it rains and then turns green in the middle. My husband seems to think that the builder did not...

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I live in West Texas and after living thru Katrina in Biloxi in 04 where I had a gas generator that saved us for 16 days without electricity, I...

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Our painter got lots of primer on our old hardwood floors thinking we would cover them with carpet.  Should this be sanded off or stripped first...

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I want to move the washer and dryer to an unheated garage and get them out of the basement. Other than plumbing for the washer do I need to do...

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The toilet in our main bathroom lets out a shrieking, or high pitched tone whenever water is run anywhere else in the house. The only way to get...

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My Monastic Community of Women has purchased an original 1831 farmhouse and acreage for our new monastery.  The original farmhouse was inspected...

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We live in the South.  Is it enough to slope the dirt away from the house, to avoid termites?  But with no gutters, what do we do to keep the dirt...

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I patched a hole in a door. I want to keep the Golden Oak finish on the door and don't want to paint the door another color. I have put putty on...

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My home has a beautiful open beam ceiling in alder, the problem is there is hardly any insulation value in 1" thick wood. Is the a block foam core...

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Is it possible to texture and paint on top of wallpaper?  It is in the kitchen and bathroom and has been there for 26 years. It only has one of...