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I asked a previous question about stink bugs because I thought that they might be what is causing the odor in my home but I dont think that was...

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I am just completing a fairly ambitious project of renovating a whole house. When we bought the house there were between 3 and 5 layers of...

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I was almost done installing a new deadbolt into our door. I finished the installation of the actual deadbolt setup into the door and was...

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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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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...