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I just bought a house on the Big Island of Hawaii at roughly 1300 ft elevation. Should I use a hardwood or engineered hardwood flooring?

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I have a question about how I can find out if I am having some sort of a foundation problem. I have noticed the countertops in the kitchen pulling...

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Would it be more efficient to spray foam insulation on the underside of our roof and seal the attic, or put on a metal roof.  House is 3000 sq....

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is there any way to match the texture sprayed on drywall when getting the wall ready to paint? i have experienced small nail holes to sections of...

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Is there a product out there that I can put on the joist of my first floor kitchen ceiling that also gives me the ability to access the space...

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Thanks for the post Sheetal. I have been a big fan of the new and upcoming generac generators, and liked your review and post. Keep it up!

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I have a 10 year old smooth top range. I have burned spots on the burners. I have scraped the burned areas (with a single edge razor blade at a 45...

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I have a typical raised ranch built in 1963. I recently built an addition which is well insulated and sided with natural shingles. I need to do...

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My RI home is a north facing property that rises above the sidewalk, built on an embankment. For scale purposes I'm  including

this fact; there...

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We are in the process of getting our house ready to sell and have removed personal pictures of our family and children from our walls and are in a...

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I have a bathroom sink that smells out of the drain hole. We are just two people and use it sparingly.

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We are remodelling our laundry room which is also our guest l/2 bath. Is laminate wood flooring "safe" under a washing maching? Or is ceramic tile...

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We have an "A-frame" gas fireplace in our family room. Thinking of updating and replacing with an electric fireplace. Space footprint would be...

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A gallon or more of gasoline was poured down the side of my house. I am assuming it soaked into the basement concrete blocks below ground. I have...

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I have a 1/2 bath right inside my back door. The floor leans backwards giving a 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch gap at the back wall. Cold air come in the...

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I have to hold the handle down on my commode to get a thorough flush.  How can I fix this problem?

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Is there any recourse when you get a lousy home inspector but aren't aware of it until after the deed is done (as in the mortgage is signed)? I...

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My 50 year old ranch seems to shedding the cement type coating that is on the foundation . Its about an inch thick and is coming off in large...

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I purchased a whole house full of appliances in December 2008 along with an extended warranty.

The company has gone out of business and I can't...

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 I have two problems that I am trying to solve.  Number one my foundation is sinking and will have to be piered come spring.  I believe this is...