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Are all wood cabinets worth the extra cost compared to wood fronts and MDF for the box?

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My house has a crawl space and every time we get a heavy rain I have several inches of water under the house. How do I fix this?

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Was a guest on your show last fall.

Was informed later that I had won a gift card in the daily drawing.  It was a $100.00 Home Depot card.

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I need to replace my water softener. I am debating buying one that uses salt and one that doesn't. I know both keeps pipes clean, but what about...

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I like to have a fire in our fireplace. I use plenty of kindling and dry hardwood, but I have difficulty getting and keeping a fire going. I open...

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A friend of mine told me that there is a limit on how long you can wait, to paint dry wall, after installing it. What is this time limit.

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I live in South Florida between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. My house was built in 1998. When I bought the house in 2010, I noted that none of the...

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My name is Jimmy and I represent Step Protect PLUS. We have a new hardwood surface and step protection product and we would like to...

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I have a 2 family home with an oil fired furnace heating and providing hot water to the apartment on the 2nd floor. The system is currently...

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I'm starting to remodel a room in my basement and will be wanting to do some frame work and insulation.

The old framing needs to be removed...

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A couple of comments on the carpet section of today's show. 

1.  Restretching:  properly installed carpet should never need to be restretched. ...

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My wife and I purchased our first home last April and had a contractor do some repairs for us. One of these was replacing the front...

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We built a ranch style home in 2012.  When it is extremely cold (below zero) and the wind blows we find areas of frost on the the interior walls @...

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I have a small house, no basement, just a crawl space for the furnace, hot water heater, water softener. Would it save me money to open the duct...

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I purchased a pack of electrical outlet insulation, the pack had approx.6-8 insulation precut form. All you need is a screwdriver to take off the...

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We recently remodeled the kitchen in our 1954 brick ranch and discovered only "Insulite" fiberboard insuation was used.  My understanding is that...

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have lived in this home for over 15 years had the furnace in the attic replaced in December of 2008. just before Christmas it stopped working had...

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I own a small home built in 1960. There are no exhaust fans in the bathrooms. I would like to put up crown moulding and would like to know...

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I recently moved into a home with a water problem in the garage. The garage is heated by a furnace - when snow melts off the vehicles, the water...