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  • pvc pipe noise
    Stopping Bathroom Noise

    Our house has back-to-back bathrooms, one of which adjoins our bedroom. When guests use...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • noise reduction
    Noise-Reducing Walls

    I live in a townhouse that has a wall that I share with my...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • window sill repair
    How To Repair A Damaged Window Sill

    Recently my daughter visited with her puppy, who promptly gnawed off an area around...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • Downing the Drainpipe

    We have a 3″ schedule 40 PVC drain from a bathroom that runs about...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • dishwasher drainage
    A Breath of Fresh Air for Your Dishwasher

    Every time I run the dishwasher I’ve got to stand by the sink with...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Asbestos
    Asbestos

    I live in a 35-year-old house that has forced-air furnace pipes covered with asbestos....

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Quickrete and Concrete
    Fixing a Leaky Concrete Fish Pond

    The place we bought has a concrete fishpond in the back that leaks. It...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Shingle-Roof
    Dutch Gutters

    Our stucco and frame house was built in the mid-1940s by a contractor for...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • soundproof wall
    Adding Wallboard

    My Eichler home has wood on the walls, and there is no drywall. I...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Sealing Cracks

    We have a crack forming on our cement fountain. It does show both inside...

    • Posted December 6, 2013
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