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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...

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Our roof is about 15 years old and we have asphalt shingles. We are noticing deterioration on a lot of the shingles and it seems like it might be...

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Last winter our energy bills really hurt so this year we are thinking about installing new replacement windows. Any tips or advice?
 

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I grew up in a home in Southern Georgia with beautiful columns on the front porch. Somehow I can't get those out of my head and was wondering if...

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My kitchen isn't that big and my one window is a precious source of natural light. Can you suggest any window coverings that provide style but...

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We have a very small bathroom that has no character at all. How do we give the room the decorative makeover it needs?
 

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We have a beautiful dining room but the walls are boring and our artwork and photos look pretty lonely. Is there any way to give the room some...