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We are in the process of converting an existing half-bath to a full size bathroom within an in-law-apartment. We are limited on the amount of...

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I've heard you say many times that using an attic fan sucks cooled air right out of the house and that it's better to rely on soffit and ridge...

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We're interested in converting our wood-burning fireplace to natural gas. Natural gas service is readily available in our home, as we use gas for...

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I have a well and the water pressure is very low, especially on the 2nd floor where the showers are. It affects the dishwasher as the dishes...

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I just finished laying down ceramic tile on my kitchen floor. Once the grout was down, my wife and I decided we don't like the color. I would hate...

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My question is about basement waterproofers. I have a problem with my basement flooding, and a waterproofing company charged me $14,219 to correct...

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I'm wondering what kind of land I would need if I planned on building a baseball complex. Could I just build it on farmland or residential land,...

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 My wife and I are in dire need of your advice about killing a mold problem in our home.

In short, coffee-colored blotches began appearing and...

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I would like to change over the lighting in my home from incandescent to the newer energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). Is...

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 I have window guards (gates) and am putting locks on them for the safety of my children. Where do I put the keys? They'd need to be somewhere...

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We recently replaced carpeting with laminate flooring in one room of the basement. Yesterday the pipe broke on the sump pump and flooded the...

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 I found your column online while searching for information on the risk posed by asbestos ceiling tiles. My house was constructed in 1986 and I...

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I'd like to sand my hardwood floor.  What is the maximum depth that you can safely sand a standard ¾ inch thick hardwood floor before affecting...

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Is refinishing bath fixtures a viable option for my bathroom remodel? The worn fixtures in my master bath are in need of an update, but I don't...

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Do you know of any options in accessible patio doors? My daughter is in a wheelchair and I need to replace the sliding glass door from the house...

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I'm planning to paint the exterior of my home in the near future. I've never painted the outside of my home before, but am tackling the job...

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My husband and I are the proud owners of one of only three Sears Honor Built Magnolias known to exist in the United States. The house was offered...

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What is the return on investment for a bath remodeling project? I have an 18-year-old four-bedroom house (1875 square feet) and want to do a...

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Something heavy dropped and chipped my porcelain white bathroom tub. I tried to apply paint to the affected area, but it rusted beneath. Is there...

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Can you tell me what might be done with a very old home with siding containing asbestos? Is there a proper way to safely seal and paint over...