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We are selling mother's house, which has been vacant for 5 years.  Significant mold and mildew discovered under floors due to moisture retention....

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How do I remove a rust stain (probably from rebar) from my concrete driveway?

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I have Bathroom which is 7ftx6ft and I have a old bath tub with legs 57inch(L) X 24inch(w) X 23 inch(H). Old tub don't have the shower and paint...

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Hi, I've had a problems the last few month with roof rats in the attic, apparently common here in central Texas. Had an exterminator out who...

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I have a deck that's about 25' square.  Last summer, I installed composite deck boards to it.  By springtime, the ends were curling up, the joints...

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My house was constructed in November of 2012.  It has a basement whose walls are covered with a foil type insulation. Well, with a recent heavy...

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I would like to replace the two water heaters in my attic (14 yrs old), but am not sure how to solve the problem of how to minimize wait time for...

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Hey guys, I enjoy listening to your show and I'm looking for some help with basement flooring:

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I'm a novice when it comes to home improvement DIY work, and I'm interested in repairing some sun damage I see on my front door. 

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My 1984 Colonial home has no exterior door or window surrounds -  just the white vinyl window frame.  I would like to add surrounds to both....

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Are there any problems associated with having a whole house surge supressor, individual surge supressor with backup battery, and standby generator...

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I have one cement step leading in to the house.  I wish to install a railing so the elderly may enter without difficulty.  Can I put the bottom...

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I recently purchased a 1934 home in Baltimore that features Craftsman details, including the trim that runs along the entire perimeter of the...

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Dear Tom,  I listened to your advice today on the radio concerning the way to handle pleeing plaster.  You were spot on.  The only thing you...

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I have used the enzyme and bacteria products, vinegar, oxygen based stuff....  I actually found this site through an ad for The1•2•3 ODOR...

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We have oak kitchen cabinets and especially when it is humid the doors are tacky/sticky. They are 16 yrs old and I probably used some spray item...

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Recently, the bathtub in my daughter's bathroom started draining very, very slowly. I bought a bottle of Draino from the local store, followed the...

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I have a concrete patio.  It holds water when it rains, and then turns green in the middle. My husband seems to think that the builder did not put...

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I live in West Texas and after living thru Katrina in Biloxi in 04 where I had a gas generator that saved us for 16 days without electricity, I...

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Our painter got lots of primer on our old hardwood floors, thinking we would cover them with carpet.  Should this be sanded off or stripped before...