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I have a 12-year old ranch style home, and have a question about the ceilings. In the last few years it's developed dark areas where the sheetrock...

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We have  a sheet vinyl floor in our kitchen that has been down about 15 years. Due to settlement, we have a small separation in one of the seams....

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Tom and Leslie, hopefully you can help me.  I have a dissappearing attic stairway that sags, so there is an air gap.  The aluminum folding stairs...

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Hi, Tom and Leslie!  My question: How can I get nice clean paint lines when repainting?

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I am in the process of refreshing my kitchen and intend to paint walls that were previously wallpapered. Thanks to the Wagner Power Steamer, the...

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My house filled with a dust-like material/powder when I first turned the heat on last fall. My HVAC and pest control people do not know what it...

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There is a seam in our upstairs ceiling where the drywall tape is peeling up.  I know I can repair this, but I am worried about the cause.  It's...

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I have cellulose insulation that is R19 in the attic from 1985. Can I just add more of it without removing the old stuff? I live at 5,000 feet and...

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Im a podcast listener and love the show.

Recently a woman called in about the longevity of her CFL bulbs. I too have had similar...

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We have a flat 12x12 deck off our master bedroom.  It sits on top of our garage.  We love it and want to keep it, but it continuously leaks water...

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Is it wise to place a vent filter in the vent of floor-mounted return register to both filter the air and to prevent stuff from falling into the...

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Barely any water comes out of our upstairs faucet.  We have well water and an artesian well from overflow.  I'm guessing there is sand in the...

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Our Armory is a money pit.  Recently, we had a donation of an older but gorgeous showcase (tall and slender).  It was mostly Lexan but some wood...

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Hi!  I am a new member and cant tear myself away from your website and show.  I purchased my first home last year in upstate New York.  It is a...

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Would the application of a "waterproofing" paint be worth it before finishing my basement?

I want to ensure that my new home (built in 2013) has...

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We are planning to build a new energy star house with natural gas forced air heat.  I have heard that energy star homes should not have a whole...

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I have a basement floor that has been painted at least once, and probably with an oil base.  The current topcoat was a latex paint. 

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I have standing water in a crawlspace. I would to lay 4" perforated drain tile around in perimeter of the inside of the space. The bottom of the...