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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...

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I'm cleaning out my workshop and have come across several orphaned rechargeable batteries. Are these rechargeable batteries recyclable like...

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I have an air conditioning compressor and condenser on the roof of my townhouse that I want to demolish to prepare for a new heating and cooling...

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I am in the market for a new room air conditioner. Do you have any tips on what I should look for when I purchase my new room air conditioner?

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We're gearing up for a kitchen remodel, and feel pretty confident about every aspect except lighting. What should we be prepared to discuss with a...

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 While getting a home inspection done for a potential purchase, the inspector pointed out a light blue-gray mold throughout the attic roof...

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My roof is 6 years old. I discovered some nasty black staining that I believe is a moss or algae. Can you suggest a product to get rid of this and...

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We are remodeling our kitchen, pantry  and laundry room and wondering which is cheaper a gas dryer or an electric dryer?  Does it make sense to...

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 I have a major moisture problem with a home that is one block from Lake Michigan in South Haven, MI. I have a working sump pump below ground...

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I am going to replace my roof. I have one layer of shingles down and was going to reshingle on top of them. Someone told me that when you put new...

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 Mice and rats are coming into my home via the street sewer system. I thought I had fixed the problem eight years ago by cementing a certain...

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A friend is trying to interest my husband in a new process of building homes out of foam boards coated with thin layers of concrete called EIFS. ...

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Is there an easy, efficient way to remove or even clean my unsightly popcorn ot textured ceiling treatment? It's beginning to look dirty and I'd...

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I went to put on the hot water boiler heat for the first time and got no heat from my gas-powered boiler (I have water baseboard heating). What I...

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When I am showering, sometimes my husband flushes the toilet or runs water elsewhere, and the temperature of the water changes.  Is there any way...

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 I am planning on purchasing an additional refrigerator to put in my garage (I do a great deal of entertaining). I have been told that I cannot do...

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I just bought a house built in 1921 and there are few things I want to change including painted brick.  The previous owners painted the front...