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I live in Nashville, where it's quite humid.  I moved into my first house last August and we have a stand-up crawlspace.  Around the exterior of...

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My name is Tammy and I have 3 problems with my water. 

1. My shower pressure is not as powerful as I would like.I've change showers head...

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I have a cement patio on the back of my house that is over my rec room in my basement. I have tried waterproofing the basement but when it rains...

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I am preparing my wife's house for sale (recently married).  The house is of 1950s  - 1960s vintage.  I am told that it was a prefabricated home. ...

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WEPUT CERAMIC TILES ON THE BATHROOM WALLS AND THEN PUT A MOSAIC BORDER NEAR THE CEILING. WE USED A "SIMPLEMAT" TILE SETTING MAT, WHICH IS A...

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What product would you recommend for cleaning wood kitchen cabinets? They are a light white oak and are very dirty with grease, hand grime and...

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What's the best Gel Stain to use to update my kitchen cabinets? They are wood and I hate to be the one to paint over the pretty wood - but I am...

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My home's envelope is compromised. I bought the home two years ago. Since then I've been through two winters. At the height of the winter my...

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We bought our first home two years ago. Last year there was a leak in the kitchen above the pantry. We called our insurance provider & they sent...

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Last fall, we applied Behr DeckOver to our deck. We prepped properly, applied it properly, let it dry properly and didn't have any problems. This...

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You spoke about how to remove stains from a corian sink by using 400 grit sandpaper. I went to Home Depot to buy the sandpaper and spoke to them...

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Our house is on the market. Last week a home inspection took place. Later the buyer backed out, but before we received a copy of the inspection...

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I have extremely hard water, so every year or two I take time to remove the bottom element on my water heater and suck out the calcium deposits....

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What is the better way to check a freon leak - a dye test, or an electronic device? I have had about five pounds of freon leak over the past nine...

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We just had an asphalt driveway installed.  They claimed they used gilsonite to seal it right after they installed it.  Some say acrylic is...

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We'd like to paint our oak kitchen cabinets.  Your article on this topic was really helpful, but I have one follow-up question: I'm concerned that...

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I want to add insulation beneath my attic floor, but I'd have to pull the attic floor up to do it.  How will this effect my second floor ceiling?...

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I'm interested in installing hard-wired, integrated smoke detectors.  Is it worth my while, and what should I know beforehand? 

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I want to repaint my porch floor and steps.  The steps are wood, and have some moss growing on them, which I need to clean off before painting....

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I own a home that is part of a development built on an old farm.  My basement always has water trickling into the sump pit, regardless of...