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I have read your articles about the causes of a leaking basement, and solutions like rain gutter downspouts and sloping the ground away from the...

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How do you tile over a Formica counter top to create a tile counter top?

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In our last midwestern home, we had a gas furnace.  In the winter we'd set it at a temperature, it would come on and give heat, and then it...

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I recently purchased a home in St. Louis.  There are decorative rocks along the walkway leading to the front door.  I'm pretty sure these are...

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I have a relatively new dryer (less than 2 years old) and it allows a lot of lint and hair to bypass the lint trap and exhaust outside.  I have a...

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1985 skyline has one room (the furthest from furnace thats always cold.what is the best way to check the vents for blockage? when heat is on it...

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I am a new home owner (for about 3 years) and there are a variety of problems at my home.  I don't know how to prioritize what is most important. ...

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Do you know of a reputable conservator for a pewter plate?

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Peter Kostoulakos

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I need to add / rewire outlets in existing drywall in two bedroom walls.  I have origionated the circuit from below (basement) at one end. The...

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I have a small room that was added on or partioned off from the back of a garage that is attached to the home.  It is about 6 feet by 12 feet. ...

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I have a floor-to-ceiling faux stone veneer fireplace. We were thinking about trying to cut off the portion of the stone from about 18" above the...

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I have a serious dilemma. I have a home that needs a new A/C, new plumbing, new windows, etc. I also suspect that there is a problem with the...

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I had a tankless water heater installed two years ago and noticed that I am using one heck of a lot of water down the drain until the water gets...

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My house is about 4 years old. The floor is 1 1/4" thick, tongue and groove, knotty, Ponderosa Pine from a nearby sawmill.

The wood was not...

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There's a tag on my light fixture saying to not use larger then a 75-watt lightbulb. However, the fixture is probably ten years old, and therefore...

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I am rehabing a A frame wood structure with open celings. there is 4 inchs of space between the roof deck and the inside of the frame. Is there...

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I saw a product in my local hardware store called 'Wet and Forget', that claimed to remove the mold/stain on shingled roofs. Is this product...

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We own an antique home in New England, purchased for approx. $285 in 2003. It is now probably valued in the $235-$250 range if we were to sell it....