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 It's about time for me to upgrade my home's heating and cooling HVAC components, and I've been hearing a lot about hybrid HVAC systems. Can they...

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I listen to your show and understand Tom spent many years as a home inspector. We are buying a ten-year-old house in Fishkill, NY. We had the...

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My very small laundry room area has turned into a disorganized mess I dread, and our family laundry volume shows no sign of letting up. Can you...

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I'd really like to add radiant heating to the floors in my home. Is this possible with an existing structure, or is radiant heating technology...

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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...

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I need to re-caulk my tub and shower.  What is the best way to remove and replace the caulking around sliding shower doors and a bathtub? Can you...

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We are about to begin remodeling our kitchen and need some advice on flooring. Right now we have 8 x 8 ceramic tile, but it is 19 years old and...

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I bought my first house a little over two months ago. During the home inspection the heat pump was old but operational, and we had the seller...

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I recently applied BEHR Premium 2-Part Epoxy Garage Floor Coating in my garage, which looks terrific, but I would prefer a glossy finish to my...

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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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I would like to install air conditioning on the 1st floor of my 2 story home.  I have casement style windows that swing out so I can't install a...

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I need an outdoor storage space that is weatherproof and low maintenance to store lawn and garden equipment and bicycles. Do you have any...