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I have plaster walls in my house and they have cracks. I have tried to fix the cracks with paper tape and nylon wall tape. The cracks keep coming...

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I live in North Dakota and my garage floor is a couple inches below ground level. Every spring I get water in the corners of my garage. What can I...

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My wife and I are having a home built this summer. We have two young children, ages 4 and 12. We have a family/rec room and two bedrooms planned...

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We purchased a figerglass front door and installed it last fall.  The door warps. 

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So I am a first time home buyer and the house I bought has a very damp/humid basement in Virginia.  It doesn't look like I have any...

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Garage is lower than surrounding ground. Heavy rain goes in under garage where it meets cement slab.

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We know that a commercial premises needs to do more than just keep out the cold and rain, or snow. It needs to provide a safe and effective...

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I had a pan that burned dry on the stove.  Not thinking I set it off on my laminate countertop.  Left a BIG Burn.  Is there anything I can do to...

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When installing a bath exhaust fan, is it better if the vent exits through an exterior wall or through a roof vent?

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Hello, I installed engineered vinyl planks over concrete in my living room.  I skim coated the entire floor prior to gluing down the planks. The...

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The skylight in my kitchen ceiling condensates in the winter, dripping water down the drywall and wrecking the paint around the opening of the...

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How can I prevent ice damning on the north side of my home?

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Can any one let me know what the non expensive ways to improve the outdoor space of a House ?

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Tom and Leslie,

i live in northwest florida and my house is on a hill.  the crawl space is very spacious.  i have over 300 square feet of...

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I am looking for inexpensive cabinets for my kitchen that won't use up my remodeling budget.  Do you recommend assembled or...

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Hello I've lived in my home for 15 yrs now and my basement has leaked for as long as I remember but it's only when we have a heavy rainfall or...

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When the basement toilet tank fills up after being flushed, it stops and the water pipe vitrabes or makes noise.  How would I get this to stop?

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Hi, I would like to know the proper application of installing flagstone on an upper deck.  We purchased a home in 2007, had a large lower (on the...

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My slab foundation is sinking toward the rear of the house. How do I find out if there is a sink hole underneath? Where can I find the money for...