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We are in the process of building a new house and our gas source is propane. We’ve ordered new Energy Star appliances, but I’m not sure whether an...

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I’ve just moved to a colder area of the state, and am wondering what I can do to keep my apartment’s heating costs down while staying warm this...

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I’m at my wits end. In the last heavy rain storm, my basement flooded and ruined some storage I had down there. My husband called in a water...

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I’d like to make my own backyard patio. I know a little about pouring cement, but what do you recommend as an easy DIY approach?

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I was told by my insurance company that they don’t cover a roof that has three layers of roof shingles on it, so I’ve gone to another carrier for...

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My oldest child has recently moved out and my wife and I find ourselves alone in our empty nest after almost thirty years in this house! We’d...
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We bought a new house directly from the builder and have only been in it for eight months, so we’re still covered by the warranty. Our basement...

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We’re planning to update the look of our home with new siding, but want to select a low-maintenance, long-lasting material. Any suggestions?

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The home we just purchased was in need of several home improvements. We’ve done a few things already, but would like to do more as long as we can...
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I recently had my brick house painted and now both the brick and paint are peeling off of the house. The contractor is unwilling to do anything to...
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I want to change a standard overhead lighting fixture to a ceiling fan. Though I’ve never used them, I understand that brackets are available to...

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We live in mid-Michigan, and a few years back we had an 8’ x 10’ year-round leisure room built onto our home. The house wall was drywalled and...