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Twelve years ago we bought a 100 year old home. We have been upgrading and remoldeling it ever simce. We gutted the second floor about eight years...

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I can't get rid of the black spots on my shower grout. I have tried the shower cleaners and bleach, and have even had someone re-grout the shower....

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How do I kill the weeds growing in my gravel driveway? I've tried vinegar and Round-up. Any other suggestions?

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we have a unheated/ventilated sunroom attached to the house that is 11'x 11', that has slider windows on three sides. we live in michigan so it...

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We had this hardscape and french drain put in our backyard because we simply could not get the grass to grow...

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I recently had my main electrical box upgraded.  When the electrician was testing the receptacles he discovered an open ground on the wires that...

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We own a 1920's era tract home with floor structure issues in both the bath and kitchen.  House is in need of a complete, and major, remodel with...

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Odor coming from Kitchen drain--cigarette smoke---?  What would cause this type of odor? and advise on the best way to elimate the

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I found your website and I have been reading the articles. I have not found one that addresses my issue so I am writing to you. I am at my...

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I recently installed a slate kitchen backsplash.  To protect it and keep it clean, should I use the countertop sealer sold in home centers?  Or...

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I'd like to paint over the pink tile on my outdated bathroom's walls and floor.  Is this possible - and how?  Or would it be better to lay another...

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I feel like I am walking on a block of ice in the winter.  I would have the home skirted and the trailer was manufactored with extra insulation...

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The motor works, but the blade doesn't move.  What's wrong?

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I am living in a 2 story duplex I am renting since June. Since winter has arrived I find it is almost uninhabitable down stairs where the living,...

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We recently discovered our refrigerator water line had been leaking for some time. We have gotten the leak fixed and are now dealing with the...

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Hi, I live in Athens, TN. My brother is a stroke victim. he had 3 strokes and double brain surgery. He cannot walk, or use his left arm. He is on...

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I have inherited a house recently. It has not been occupied in over 5 years and wasn't "Properly closed up". Water was turned off, but no...

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I like many others have a moldy musty smell in my basement.  The home had a baseboard wall drain system and two sump pumps in wells installed in...

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We have a two story colonial in New England that has a ridge vent and gable vents in the attic.  I'm working to seal spots in the attic where heat...