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I have a 1600 sq ft attic with no insulation in the cavities. The tongue and groove flooring runs the entire length, the fastners have been in...

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I am getting ready to replace a propane dryer and i was wondering long term which is cheaper propane or electric

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I live in a bi-level house with an unheated garage under the bedrooms. During the cold winters the garage can get as low as 38o. The ceiling...

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Every spring, carpenter bees come out in full force. They are making their home under the eaves of my roof. Where do they go in the winter? And is...

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I was told by a friend of mine that there is an "electrical device" that you can install at your main electrical panel that some how...

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I am looking for some feedback on (1)the use of rotating vents versus standard flat low lying vents (2)the placement of these if used together --...

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I have a rental property where the tenants had a satellite dish attached to the side of the house and later removed it. Now there are exposed...

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Our sewer main clogs about every 2 years. We are about to have our bathroom redone and I am worried that with today's low-flow toilets it will...

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I've had a persistent leak for two years and can't find the source. It comes in where the wall meets the ceiling. I've caulked all around, had the...

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Website link to person you interviewed re Craig's list type site re home improvement supplies, leftovers or slightly used. Thank you for...

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How can I turn a hard-wired light fixture into a fixture I can plug into a wall outlet?

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Our backyard is a soggy mess after a heavy rainfall.  The water seems to hang right in the middle and the grass doesn’t grow well, making it...

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We have a great outdoor seating area, but the cushions are never as stylish and durable as I wish they could be.  Do you have recommendations for...

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The side of our garage has shingles that run all the way to the ground. These shingles are beginning to warp and fall off.  What can we do to fix...

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We have a brand new home and are debating on whether to install a patio or a deck.  The home came with a deck that is barely large enough for me...

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We just bought our first house and it has a small yard, but hooray, it is our own!  We love to entertain and need some tips on how to most...

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I have a very odd problem. There is cold air leaking through the light switches and outlets on my outside wall. Is there any way to stop this?...

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Our home's heating system is extremely dry but I have had very bad luck with humidifiers (neither of the two previous humidifiers we had lasted...

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Our home was built in 1962 and the fiberglass insulation in the attic seems to have shrunk. Is it possible for insulation to wear out? Also, how...

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We are thinking of building a new home and are hearing a lot about using individual Energy Star-rated products. Is it also possible to build an...