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I have a marble slab on the wall over our wood burning fireplace that has now become discolored from the smoke. Is there anything I can use to try...

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I have a Colonial style house.  Two stories, with a 2sty foryer.  I plan on replacing my front door, which is a single with two side lites, but...

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My contractor sealed up the basement windows and left the window wells open. Should I fill them? If so, with what? There are minor leaks in the...

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Hi, we are in the process of a bathroom remodel. Total gut except the ceiling. We want to put in just a shower with a bench. We were...

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what is better, a normal raingutter with spouts and all or the thing called rainhandler, where water just gets diffused?

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Boy, I have a Money Pit. One of my problems is that we have a dirty or musty smell in our master bath. The master bath was remodeled about a year...

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About a month ago, we had a hurricane sweep though area and the basement apartment in our home has now developed a massive leak. The water coming...

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Our home was built 6 years ago. We waited 2 years to make sure there were no leaks in the basement and then had our basement finished with a...

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Can I use 2010 grass seed this yearand get the same results as using 2011 grass seed?

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I would like to do a minor update to our bathroom.  

the medicine cabinet is still in excellent shape but has gold metal trim around the mirrored...

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We live in a townhouse development. The hurricane drainage results in groundwater seeping into our home in the basement where the two homes meet...

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Hello.  I have a premanufactured home on a crawlspace in Cincinnati. The house has batten strips (I believe that is what they are called -...

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What's the best exterior caulk for windows on a house with cedar siding? My windows face south, which is where most of our extreme temperatures...

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Tom and Leslie, I need your help.  Is there any way to remove oil-based paint from a fabric car seat?  I got it on the back of my jacket, didn't...

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I have a concrete slab in my finished basement.  Recently it has been heaving and now it is pushing upwards on a stud causing the wall above it to...

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Well, this article was very handy...as I'm a single mom, college educated with 3 teenage boys and for the first time in 14 years, had water and...

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Is it necessary to add venting to a garage roof? I thought venting was mainly for attics, but want to make sure. If so, what is the average vent...

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As the subject suggests, our home is overrun with flies.  There is no apparent cause such as open trash, food being out or even Jimmy Hoffa...

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I have lived in my house for 27 years and my crawl space flooded for the first time during hurricane Irene.  I had 8 inches of water in the crawl...

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After a rain, a lot of water drains to my crawl space under my house. What can I do to stop the drainage? I thought I would remove the dirt from...