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We are remodeling our bathroom and it has a window by the tub/shower.  We want to keep the window and it also has wood trim around it.  What can...

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So my home was built 50 years ago.
And the water table has risen in that time.
To a point that I get water on the basement floor even when both...

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What are the best wood options for building outdoor furniture?  I would like to build a simple bench and replace the wood on my picnic table....

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GREETINGS! I have had two(2) copper water piping leaks in my basement that are very expensive to repair with a plumbing company.

On one occasion...

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We are thinking about painting the paneling - in one of the bedrooms there are a lot of holes were things had been nailed and screwed to the wall....

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My 17 year old cultured marble bathroom vanity tops are slowly turing yellow. How can I restore them to their original cream color?

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I have asphalt shingles on my home that are 30 years old.  I have no leaks - just some moss/mildew on the current shingles as I live in a moist...

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We are thinking about residing our house.  Some of the companies we talk to make steel siding sound like the best thing since sliced bread, others...

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A pipe broke in my vacation place this winter.  I have a series of galvanized fittings connecting everything. On the bottom is a T, out of which...

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We need to replace our wood floors. They are heart pine that are sitting directly on the floor joists (no subfloor). Can we put new pine or oak...

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I probably should have asked this before I started chipping away at the 1/4" concrete that they used to stick a tile to the face of a fireplace;...

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I have an issue with my cold air return. I don't think it's working (or at least isn't working right). My air conditioning seems to run constantly...

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My home is built down a hillside.  The main floor is at street level, the lower floor has a concrete wall which continues (or forms the base of)...

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I have saturated ground next to foundation & water trickles in 2 small areas in crawl space (just below foundation), on the same side of house....

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Is it the owner's responsibility to have a septic tank inspected before a sale of the home?  Or does this fall on the new buyer's...

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First, we love your show! 

We would like your opinion on floor replacements  Our house is 30 years old, about 50' from a lake (no flood...

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Once temperatures outside dip below 45 degrees, my garage door gets stuck.  It raises about six inches then stops.  If I manually help it past...

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We have a home that was built in 1920. We want to take an upstairs bedroom and turn it in to our master bathroom.  There is a set of windows about...

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I'm considering having a heat pump installed in a house I'm closing on next week.  The house is located in western Pennsylvania, and currently has...

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I am ready to install a granite countertop.  Should I include a 4 inch backsplash or go with tile?  Some say the granite backsplash is...