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I am looking to add insulation to my attic.  www.owenscorning.com recommends R-49, however the closest I can find is R-38 and that's 12 inches...

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I own a 30 year old townhouse that has interior window sill which was framed as part of the wall and is leak damaged. Can this be repaired, and if...

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We are in upstate New York where winters can be well below freezing, with lots of snow and ice and very wet and slushy springs. We are restoring...

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I'm experiencing a problem with what may be an efflorescence build up on my foundation walls.  I'm beginning to notice thick, white, unattractive...

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Hoping you can shed some light on this concern of mine. I recently went into a bidding war on a century-old home and won!  However, I recetly...

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We've just purchased a new home and it is perfect except that it needs either a patio or a deck.  Can you point out some of the things we should...

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My daughter has a real sense of style.  Unfortunately, her dorm room doesn't.  We want her to be comfortable but have obvious limitations on what...

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At times, the winds in my costal area are horrendous and can drive into the windows at an angle. The problem is we have a leaking sliding glass...

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I live in a new townhouse community in Myrtle Beach, SC, where we have 256 units and the roads were paved about 18 months ago. My question is, do...

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The home we just purchased was in need of updates, so we've done a few things already, but would like to do more as long as we can sell it at a...

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I used a product for my self cleaning oven and some of the liquid spilled into my Corian white sink.  It left yellow stains.  I have tried...

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I am selling my house.  At the home inspection the inspector found that the plywood in my attic has black mold.  I have contacted two companies...

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Our family has a few long trips planned this summer, and though our neighbors will be keeping an eye on things while we're gone, I want to make...

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I am trying to solve a problem with peeling paint.  I painted my daughter's bedroom using primer and then paint. Now it has become my son's room,...

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How should I be storing and maintaining my firewood supply? I heard that storing wood too close to the house can invite termites. 

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 We are thinking about replacing our living room carpet with hardwood floors. We currently have oak in the kitchen which abuts to the living room...

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Leslie, I was watching your new program, Ugliest House on The Block, last weekend while waiting for a table at a local restaurant. There was a man...

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I’m about to tackle my first interior painting project and don’t want to wind up with the same rough-looking results I’ve seen in other homes....

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A few members of my family are allergy-prone, and I’d like to add air cleaning systems to our home. Are portable air cleaner units okay, or is a...

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After last summer's high water bills, I'd like to make some changes to my lawn watering sprinkler system to help preserve my lawn but cut costs on...