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    Appliance prep

    My appliances always take a beating over the holiday season. How can I ready them for cooking season?
  2. Thread: neighbors dog

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    neighbors dog

    my new neighbors dog barks alot and terrorizes anyone who passes by. i dont want to start off ont he wrong foodt with them; but i can't live like this! what do i do
  3. Thread: swelling

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    swelling

    Is there anything I can do about my wood doors swelling in the summer; I can't get them shut!
  4. Thread: sweaty toilet

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    sweaty toilet

    My toilet tank sweats 'til there are puddles under it. What do I do to stop the condensation?
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    Re: Got any MONEY-SAVING Secret Sources?

    This place has AMAZING WEB ONLY SPECIALS
    http://www.bargain-outlets.com/

    They spent the money; I get the goods for less; yard sale/ sale directory
    http://www.yardsi.com/
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    Good housing markets

    Where is the best place to get a few houses for cheap to flip?
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    Brown Recluse Spiders

    Is there any way to eradicate these things?
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    Remodel Hazards

    We are undergoing a major whole-house remodel, but the contractor assures me he can work around us. I have a 5 yr old and I wonder if living at home will expose him to hazards.

    What kind of...
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    paint-clogged outlet

    When one of my rooms were painted, one of my electrical outlets were painted over and clogged. Is there a safe way to get it cleared?
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    How much for floors?

    What is the going rate for carpet stripping and hardwood floor restoring?
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    Garden Planning Guide

    Featured on the DIY Planner website, here is a Garden Planning List following the squarefootgardening.com model; seems pretty awesome!

    This is a sample thumbnail; you can print at DIY Planner for...
  12. Thread: Too much snow

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    Too much snow

    How will all of this snow affect my lawn? Some parts are wet and muddy, while others seem patchy and "burned" by the snow. Are there any good ways to prep the grounds for the harsh weather before it...
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    "Non-Lethal" Mousetraps by Roger Arquer

    See this blog about it. My fav is the Mouse in a Lightbulb. You've got a use for old lightbulbs--and if you get attached to rodents that invade your house, this is the perfect way to catch them...
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    Re: Wood frame porch screens

    TOH's Screen-It-Yourself Porch
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    Re: We need doors!

    This thread is not meant for questions. They're just asking what people need done in their homes
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    Drafty Windows

    We recently had new windows put in, but I think the casing needs to be closed up/ sealed because there is still a killer draft coming from AROUND the new windows. I COULD do this myself, but I'd...
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    Holiday Lights

    How do you guys and gals get your holiday lights to go up, and stay up? My lights are struggling in this New York weather, but my neighbors' lights are hanging tight. What am I doing wrong?
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    Garage Insulation

    I'd like to hear from people who have insulated their garages. I'd like to know what kind of garage you have and how you insulated it. Also, is it a worthy undertaking?
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    Who's Your Favorite?

    Who's your favorite cast member on TOH or ATOH? I dressed up as Norm Abram for Halloween so, my fave goes without saying. But, Roger Cook runs a close second!
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    Winter Garden Prep

    What kinds of chores need to be done in the garden in late fall/ early winter? How do I winterize the garden (plants and trees) before the snow comes? And, how about Winter Gardens: gardens specially...
  21. Low-intensity outdoor lighting and the dark sky movement

    Read in today's USA Today about the International Dark-Sky Association and their effort to cut light pollution to make the Milky Way visible to more Americans. A side effect, of course, is energy...
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    Re: Zero Energy Home in Florida

    A friend of mine helped in building "green" homes in Arizona. But, I am not sure if they can quite pull off a zero-energy operation in a functional American home...
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    California fires, arson?

    Heard on the news this morning that the Cali fires were started by arson. It's enraging. I've heard of fire-proof homes, but I am not sure what it all entails and weather it's really totally possible...
  24. Thread: Big, Big Sink

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    Re: Big, Big Sink

    Aw, that's cool! It's nice when you can be excited about your sink:):D

    Can you post a picture?
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    Re: Conservation Education in Schools

    Seems that attachment is too tiny to read. Sorry about that...

    Essay titles include "How to Conserve in Our Homes" and "Ways to Conserve Electricity." Tips are really cute, including things that...
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