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Why are my plumbing pipes in the wall making a knocking sound after I have turned on the hot water in the bathtub?

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My house has cedar wood lap siding which looks good, but the north side of the house takes some pretty rough weather.  I don't want to repaint...

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I have very old and very drafty windows.  I do have storm windows but I am wondering if there is anything else I can do to tighten up the wood...

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I purchased my home in April 2006. I am experiencing a problem with the copper waterlines/pipes corroding from the inside out.  So far the...

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 I need some advice on stair trim molding. I have a short stairway that goes from our mud room to our kitchen (seven treads) that our contractor...

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We have a 1960 plantation style home with crown molding under the flashing (no gutters). My lot is 1.5 acres and has an elevation change of 25...

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We have a Cape Cod-style home with attic vents on each end of the attic, along with a ridge vent. The attic is insulated. These vents are very...

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We want to add wood flooring up in our attic.  Before doing so, we were going to replace the existing installation.  Are we going to encounter any...

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I have really drafty windows. The drafts are particularly bad when I sit in one chair that is near an east window. I am not ready to go for new...

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I need some advice for my energy inefficient home. I have lived in a 1960 single-family, split-level home for about five years and during the fall...

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 I have noticed these little mushroom-looking things growing in my attic where the water is seeping in. Is this a fungus, or part of the mold...

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How do you fix a leaking window air conditioner? Our wonderful old house was built in 1933 and we are trying to restore it to its original beauty....

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My husband and I live in an old brick home that was built in 1950.  I love this old house but we have a lot of fixing up to do and very little...

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We've had our dual chimneys inspected by 2 companies, and it appears that both have holes in the smoke chambers.  One company wants to reline both...

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My clothes take a long time to dry and I'm wondering if the vent could be blocked.  I tried cleaning the with a vacuum but can't get too far.  Is...

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 On the walls in my hallway I did some spackling before priming and painting the walls. When you look at the wall from a side view I can still see...

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My question is about painting my new home, which I am jonesing to decorate. It is a Lustron home made of porcelain enameled steel and was...

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 How can I get rid of moles in my yard?

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My deck needs to be stripped and refinished. Could you recommend a good inexpensive deck stripper to refinish my deck?

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I need a solution for my smelly fridge. I have been unable to get rid of a foul smell in my refrigerator, and have tried baking soda and even...