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Hot Topics: Installing Faced Insultion Over a Bathroom

Our seasoned pros have advice for this DIYer.

Hot Topics: Replacing Builder Grade Windows

What's a reasonable upgrade from basic window frames?

Hot Topics: Interior Wall Cracking and Bubbling

An old house has a moisture problem.

Hot Topics: Rats in the Attic

What's the best way to catch a rat? This DIYer is about to find out!

Hot Topics: How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain

What's the best way to unclog a drain?

Hot Topics: What Is an Acceptable Level of Lead in Drinking Water?

Is a hair over the acceptable level cause for concern?

Hot Topics: Basement Sink Drain Leak Repair

As always, the experts in the forum deliver!

Hot Topics: Bugs in Storm Windows

This DIYer turns to the pros in the forum for advice on getting rid of bugs between his storm windows.

Hot Topics: Tool Set Recommendations

What's the best brand for sockets and wrenches?

Hot Topics: How to Get Rid of Spiders in the Basement

What's the best way to get rid of spiders? The forum weighs in.

Hot Topics: Sealing Off Crawlspace for Temperature and Moisture Control

When money's no object, what's the best way to weather-proof a crawlspace?

Hot Topics: Removing Paint from 1920s House

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Hot Topics: LED Lights

DIYers turn to our experienced forum posters for info on LED lights.

Hot Topics: Grout

DIYers turn to our experienced forum posters for info on grout.

Hot Topics: Yellow Jackets

DIYers turn to our experienced forum posters for info on yellow jackets.

Hot Topics: TV Antennas

DIYers turn to our experienced forum posters for info on TV antennas.

Hot Topics: Foundation Repair

DIYers turn to our experienced forum posters for info on foundation repair.

Hot Topics: Driveway Repair

DIYers turn to our experienced forum posters for info on driveway repair.

Hot Topics: Property Boundary Lines

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on property boundary lines.

Hot Topics: No Hot Water

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on hot water.

Hot Topics: Grout Cure Time

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on grout cure time.

Hot Topics: Using a Dryer to Heat a Garage

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on heating a garage.

Hot Topics: Fixing a Wall with a Handrail

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on fixing a wall with a handrail.

Hot Topics: Types of Nail Guns

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on nail guns.

Hot Topics: Water Running in Toilet

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on water running in a toilet.

Hot Topics: Loud Roof

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on a loud roof.

Hot Topics: Bathroom Maggots

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on insects in the bathroom.

Hot Topics: Warm Outlet

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on a warm outlet.

Hot Topics: AC Won't Turn On

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on an AC unit.

Hot Topics: Humid Basement Causes Mold

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on a humid basement.

Hot Topics: New Roof

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on a new roof.

Hot Topics: When Lightning Strikes

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on lightning strikes affecting electricity.

Hot Topics: Broken Sprinkler Head

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on a broken sprinkler head.

Hot Topics: Slow Riding Lawn Mower

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for info on riding lawn mowers.

Hot Topics: Apartment Overrun by Flies

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for help with small flies.

Hot Topics: Is Rolling Sod Necessary?

As this homeowner finds out, watering, not rolling, is key.

Hot Topics: Pneumatic or Electric Nail Gun?

This DIYer turns to our experienced forum posters for opinions on what type of nailer to use for a wood flooring installation, and if it’s better to rent or purchase.

Hot Topics: Is it Easier to Tooth In or Rip Out Hardwood Flooring?

This DIYer asks the pros if it's easier to replace an entire room of flooring or integrate into the edge from a separate flooring project.

Hot Topics: How to Prevent Ticks in the House

A professional exterminator in our forum shares advice on eradicating ticks.

Hot Topics: Is Excavating Equipment a Good Investment?

Is a backhoe or a Bobcat a sound investment for this active DIYer? The forum has some thoughts.

Hot Topics: Slow Draining Sink

For a beginning DIYer, addressing a clogged drain is a great task to tackle.

Hot Topics: How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees

When it come to pest control, often the priority is efficacy, but this DIYer also needs a solution that won't harm a nearby vegetable garden.

Hot Topics: Do We Need a Right Hand or Left Hand Door?

It can be confusing when ordering a new door.

Hot Topics: Is PEX Pipe Safe?

Which is safer? Copper or PEX pipes?

Hot Topics: Termite Treatments

How often should a house be treated for termites before the problem is solved? The forum has some insight.

Hot Topics: Water on Basement Floor

Winter weather may be the culprit.

Hot Topics: Installing a Plywood Ceiling

This DIYer is looking for a cleaner installation than Sheetrock. Will it work?

Hot Topics: Insulating Basement Walls

Some insulation can cause a loss of space in the room. The forum shares options for keeping the square footage.