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we have been taken over by Sweat Bees. Is there a way to naturally catch and eliminate them, we can't enjoy our pool area without being horribly...

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We just purchased a home built in 2003.  One thing we found that I have never seen before is a 8" return air duct work that comes from the outside...

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Does 100+ temperature effect house painting
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Is it safe to store a working refrigerator in the garage where you also keep a riding lawn mower which sometimes holds up to 3 gal of gasoline?

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I have lived in my house for about 7 years and I am having a weird issue with the electricity. The lights in the house are constantly...

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My husband and I are long time listeners. We own a fixer upper in Brooklyn NY that was built circa 1918. We have pulled out wood...

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We have pressure treated wood on our new deck. The boards still have the stamps from the lumber yard. How can we remove those stamps so they...

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Could water left through the winter in the pump/filter system of an inground pool damage the multi-port valves?

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I purchased a manufactured home built in 1998 for my daughter.  The inspection revealed that I needed a new roof.  Saw a small leak in the lanai...

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How do you feel about portable air conditioners? I have one for our bedroom but we keep the door shut because I don't feel it can cool the whole...

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What is the best way to insulate this porch to a livable bedroom? (See attached image)

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We have a 5th wheel camper with a slide out something was under the slide out and tore linlelm (spelling) quite bad what can we repair it with...

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My mother's house has had an odor in the basement for the last 2 summers.  It is NOT sewer gas - which is everyone's first suggestion.  It smells...

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I am hoping for some advice on a water problem that we have.  Currently during heavy rains water can seep in over the foundation wall top...

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Recently I added on to an existing deck.  The old deck is stained a dark brown.  The new deck is made of pressure treated lumber.  I was told I...

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Anyone ever use Brock 36"L x 24"W Interlocking Paver Base Panel? (or Paverbase)
http://www.brock-international.com/residential-pavers.php

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What direction should the blades turn during warm months and cold months? I was always told that the blades push the air down during warm months...

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I am wanting to caulk the outside of my house and want to know what is the best caulk to use which I can also paint over?

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About 15 ft from the back of my house I have my septic tank. I would love to put a patio out there or even a deck, which one would be better when...

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Is it possible to buy one of these units from an internet site?