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Smile Help...Crack Repair

Thanks guys,

Your advice is most appreciated!
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Help...Crack Repair

Dick and Wayne,

Thanks much for your helpful suggestions! (we will also address grading and downspout issues.)

Just one more question: Would either of these methods be suited to correct narrow...
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Help...Crack Repair

We're first-time homeowners, and newbies to home repair. We need to stop basement water seepage in our 1950's house. Could folks give us recommendations for the best materials to use for repairing...
12-01-05, 10:08 AM
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Additional attic insulation (cont'd)

Scott,

Thanks for the info.

We're actually hoping to make the first floors more comfortable by reducing heat loss, as the 2nd floor is already warmer (guess the attic wall insulation is...
11-28-05, 10:28 PM
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Smile Should we add additional attic insulation?

We live in a 1950's 1-1/2 story English Bungalow (pitched roof) in Chicagoland. The "side-attics" (big unfinished spaces on either side of upstairs bedrooms) have loose fill insulation underneath...
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Should we remove outside ductwork?

Thanks to Tinner73 for your reply.

We're wondering if it's unusual to have return ductwork going outside of one's home. We're trying to decide whether to proceed with finishing what appears...
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Question Ductwork is outside and in crawlspace

We purchased a 1950's house this summer and recently discovered that we have ductwork (we think return air) going from our somewhat finished basement to the outside (above our walk-out basement...
07-20-05, 08:45 PM
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Mold in basement

Please excuse the long post but we're panicked newbies and urgently need some solid advice and information.

We closed on our first house (built in 1950)3 weeks ago and are getting ready to move...
07-12-05, 07:34 PM
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Bathroom wall tiling questions

We just had a surround removed from our bathroom, and are about to have the tub/shower area tiled in two days. There's existing insulation (fiberglass maybe?), but I don't know if our contractors...
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tub & surround improvements

:) Thanks for your advice Wally.
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tub liner vs tub refinishing vs replacement

Thanks for the replies to my first post. I'd originally thought we could just replace the tub because they're inexpensive. Then a neighbor warned us that replacing a tub can be costly because it...
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questions re: tub & tub surround improvements

We need to update the main bathroom in a home we're buying. The tub finish and surround are in poor condition. Would a tub liner/surround combination be more economical than replacing the tub (We...
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