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I just bought a house with in-floor hydronic radiant heat, gas boiler. It's my first experience with this type of system.

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I have tiny black spots on my sidding and can not remove them even with powerwashing.  I was told by someone that they are caused by the mulch...

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What is the best way to seal an old fireplace that is no longer used?

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What can I do to prevent cold air from trickling out of the ceiling vents during cold months? When the heat isn't on, cold air infiltrates the...

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Yesterday, I had my furnace checked out. The HVAC person told me to have the fan run all the time. He told me it would help even out the...

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Recently you had a caller that had a leaky chimney and you told him to get a masonry sealer. What exactly is the product called because the only...

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I have a wooden kitchen chair that my dog chewed on as a puppy. She damaged the spreader bar in two places. It is a turned subtly
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I heard on your show that there is a thermostat for heat pumps that will gradually increase the heat setting.  This is helpful when coming home to...

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Would like to paint my basement.  My cement blocks at different locations show moisture.  There is no running water on floor anywhere.  I know...

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My house has a mudroom and it also has a fireplace. Could I keep a little ash can with the ashes for the fireplace in the mudroom?

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My house is infested with awful-smelling stink bugs.  How can I get rid of them without using chemicals that could harm my dog?

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I have a dark stain on my shower floor. It was there when I bought the home NEW. I was told it may be from someone urinating in the shower during...

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I need to replace a toilet flange in a second story bathroom. How do I remove this, so I can install a new one myself?

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What type of dirt should i use to build up the dirt around my house in order to slope the water away from the house.  The water when it rains is...

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Some programs back, a product was mentioned that could be sprayed on siding and would remove/kill mold/mildew and protect against renewed...

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Theres water coming in under the windows in my kitchen. This only happens when there is driving rain or I try washing the windows with a garden...

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On you show Sunday 10/16/2011 on the radio, you talked about screwing in OSB board using a two foot long extension so you didn't have to get on...

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My front porch steps have begun to settle and pull away from the house's foundation. There is now a gap of two inches which I would like to fill....

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I listened to The Money Pit this morning (Oct 15) on AM1260, The Pledge, in Holland, Michigan.  A woman...

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Our master bathroom's window has a crank attached to the window frame. The window is in good shape and the frame is too.  My situation...