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We're considering the system. We do have smaller and good systems that used to work in our smaller homes.
Does Trane or any of its affiliates pay...

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I'm purchasing a small 1,200 sq ft condo.  The AC is very old and will be replacing it right away.

I've seen a lot of advertisement recently from...

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On your show, you mentioned a product that will help resurface an uneven deck. The deck is upper level & waterproofed so the porch below stays...

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I live alone in a 1000-square foot house, but have a roommate moving in soon. I'm looking to replace my existing electric water heater tank, and...

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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'm restoring the wooden floors throughout my house. There used to be carpet but we removed it, and I don't know what to do the stains it left...

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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.  There is a steel I-beam that run through the basements of all the houses in my row. This I-beam seems to carry a lot of...

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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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Is there a DIY solution for getting rid of ants, 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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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?