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    Small yard with a big dog

    I have a too small yard for a rather rambunctious active border collie mix. After a very snowy winter and heavy rains, my little plot is a mess. I'm looking for suggestions on how to deal with the...
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    Washing machine shutoff

    I would like more information on the shut off valves that you showed on the episode that aired on 5/13/13 and Indiana.
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    Garage Door Opener Repair

    My garage door opener has started closing only about 6 inches and going back up, approximately 20% of the time. If you hold the button until it gets almost to the bottom it will close fine. I've...
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    gas water heater maintenance

    I need some help with water heater maintenance. Does it have a sacrificial anode rod like the electric heaters? It's 5 years old. Have I waited too long for its maintenance? Does it need to be...
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    Insulating a whole house fan

    I've been told that I should insulate my whole house attic fan. Anyone got any advice on how to best do it? I started with some 1 inch rigid foam insulation, and basically made a box that fits...
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    Cracked driveway

    I had a new driveway poured last summer. It already has a diagonal crack that runs about 20 feet. The contractor says that he put in 12 inches of base, used rebar and fiberglass. Is this normal? ...
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    Insulating a whole house fan

    I need to add some insulation to my whole house fan. I think that I want to do something with rigid insulation attached to the box that encloses the fan. I'd like some advice before I begin.
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