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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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I heard part of a show one saturday in may, they were talking about a porduct that bonds with rust on a metal fence. I can't remember the name of...

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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?

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Did you know (it is rarely mentioned) that you can get lead poisoning from growing food in soil contaminated with lead? People plant edibles next...

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I like the look of wallpaper, but I am concerned that it will make my home look dated. Is there a current and stylish way to use wallpaper without...

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I hear your discussion regarding the collection of rain water and would like to add that it is important to use a system that does not facilitate...

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I live in nothern Virginia and am about to install a new HVAC ystem for my home. I've been comparing the savings I would get if I installed a 3...

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The lead oval in the center of the door has slipped down about 2 inches from the top. Can the molding be removed to access the lead portion? Also,...

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Looking to replace the narrow middle section between the 2 doors, as it's lost insulation and lower bolt is broken.

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I just had a contractor come to install a bathroom vent fan in my attic.  I told him I needed the exhaust vented to the outside of the house...

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I use Behr deck stain on my deck, but it wears off quickly.  What can I use instead? My deck is made of pressurized wood and is very large, and...

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Any good ideas on how to keep cats out of my yard? The people across the street feed them and let them live under their shed so the cats are not...

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I have a garage that was built in the mid 1950's.  It has a very thick concrete outer edge on the sides and the back of the...