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I live in Phoenix and recently we had a massive dust storm and my question is what are the preventive maintenance steps after such a storm for an...

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I am restoring wood floors in my house. There used to be carpet but we removed it. My main question is what to do about some of the stains in...

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My electrical contractor told me I need a solar powered Attic Fan as well as a Power Factor Optimizer connected to my electric box.  He said this...

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Problem: A few weeks ago, my hot water ran out, upon investigation, I figured out the outlet the hot water heater is plugged to stopped working....

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I live in a townhouse and there is a series of steel I-beams that runs through the basements of all the houses in my row. The I-beam carries a lot...

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Our wood walls in the garage are eather leaking through the joints or are absorbing water whenever it rains. This is causing a constant wet,...

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Can I get rid of ants in the wall of my kitchen myself or do I need an exterminator?

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Is it possible to caulk/ re-bond shingles. One side of my roof has weak bond between shingles (they lift up easily). I suspect its a result of...

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i am preparing to install engineered wood flooing over a plywood sub floor.  the installation instructions say there should not be more than 3/16"...

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I heard part of a show one saturday in may, they were talking about a porduct that bonds with rust on a metal fence. I can't remember the name of...

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A few weeks ago I was listening to your program. I heard about some exterior screens to help stop the sunlight from coming in. My house faces the...

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We recently dug out an old garden patch that was up against our house. Just wondering what the best type of fill to use to bring the soil level...

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we have had a wet corner in our basement since we built the house over 5 years ago (a simple fix).   we totally flooded twice over the...

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I recently purchased a home that was converted from a carport to a living space. I received a code violation notice and now I either need to bring...

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I am trying to sell my house in Smithtown, NY.   Its time to downsize.  My three sons are grown and two of them are out of college.  I'm not sure...

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Is geothermal heating a good idea for a 1,500 sq ft home? My oil fired baseboard heating system is about 10 years old but with the cost of oil at...

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How do I remove Paint smear from brick fireplace surround?

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Did you know (it is rarely mentioned) that you can get lead poisoning from growing food in soil contaminated with lead? People plant edibles next...

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I like the look of wallpaper, but I am concerned that it will make my home look dated. Is there a current and stylish way to use wallpaper without...

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I hear your discussion regarding the collection of rain water and would like to add that it is important to use a system that does not facilitate...