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I have a rental home that has a small basement.  I keep sump pumps running, but they burn out quickly due to sludge coming in from somewhere.

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our water heater is 15+ years old, never been flushed, but is protected by a whole house rust and sediment filter.   accoding to this website...

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I need to replace my roof, which has solar panels installed for heating my pool. What do I need to watch out for when talking to roofing...

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live in kansas. on farm. home owner. been thinking of puting in a hydro a coil. can i hook this up to my water well and drain to the garden? or...

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I live in a house that has a fireplace insert. One of the panels are cracked. I take it that it is concrete. I tried to find the maker of the...

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I had a hallway laundry closet built, but the contractor did not put in a vent for the dryer.  The closet is on the first level of my home, about...

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We recently purchased an earth sheltered berm house and found some major leaking in the back part of the house.  When it rains or recently as the...

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We're looking to purchase a home in Reno, NV. What are the biggest changes in construction and building codes from the 1980s to current?...

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My basement is a walk-out, so I don't think I need an up-flush toilet.  That being said, is it ok to connect straight into the existing stack? ...

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I have water leaking from my chimney, through the flue, and into my basement.  This has happened twice - both times we had rain and heavy winds....

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Does it ever make sense to make a 2-story house into a 1-story home? We like our location but do not need the room anymore. We need a new roof, so...

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Twelve years ago we had a gas log fireplace added to our home.  The contractor did an inadequate job on the flashing, so earlier this year I had...

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We installed a HVAC system (16 SEER) last year and now we can't get the inside humidity below 40%. (Humidifier is disconnected.) Any ideas?

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I had a vent-free gas fireplace installed a few years ago, after an extended power outage.  Since then condensation develops on the windows...

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I installed an energy blanket in the attic about 3 years ago. I am now wondering about the amount of insulation that is in the attic and was...

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I recently had recessed lighting installed throughout my home. The lights in the living room won't dim sufficiently, even though the bulbs are...

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I live in a ranch on a concrete slab, it is an area with a very high water table. I have electric baseboard heating because the sub slab ducts...

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I live in a ranch on a concrete slab in an area with a high water table. I am getting new carpet and would like to know - should I treat the...

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Hi Money Pit - my bathtub has been backing up over and over again for months. Every time it happens we call the plumber, and he suggests there's a...