john barton asked:

Feb 18, 2014
Is there anything I can do from inside my attic to battle ice dams? I'll worry about preventing them next, for now I have them and want to speed up their melt. Getting up to the gutter is not a safe option right now, so I'm wondering if there is anything I can do from the attic that won't make things worse.
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Nov 15, 2016
Before hiring an architect or designer for my addition, what sort of questions should I ask them? Design is extremely important to me, and I feel like I can see that in their portfolio of work. What else should I be paying attention to?
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Feb 18, 2014
Our new home does not have insulation or sound proofing between floors. Can we fix this now? You can hear the TV from our den when in the master which is directly above. Would love to find a contractor that can remedy this, hopefully without pulling up the floor.
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Sean Cook asked:

Feb 17, 2014
What is the biggest "gotcha!" that customers experience when doing a kitchen remodel? (and how do I avoid them?)
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Aug 6, 2015
Is a contractor responsible for returning things to their rightful state even if its out of the scope of their contract? I had electrical work done and they messed up the wires going to the security system. now it won't function. They said the reconnected it but now they are saying they don't mess with security systems. Do I call my security company and send the contractor the bill? I would like to add that i'm of the mindset that you do what is right not what you can get away with and most people don't follow that so I'm not sure to what extent people CAN be held accountable.
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Norma Grech asked:

Feb 7, 2017
I just change my water heater, it is 50 gallons big, the thermostat is on letter "c" one level less that very hot. Why water gets cold in the middle of shower?
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Bryan Jones of GuildQuality PRO asked:

Jan 8, 2015
I have a screened in porch that I wish I used more. I was thinking about glassing it in and was wondering what my best option would be? I would like the option to open the glass on nice days. The porch is about 100 square feet with an A-Frame shaped ceiling that is probably 20 feet high. What would the cost of something like this be? Are there options I'm not considering?
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Oct 10, 2014
black spots on the roof. can you tell me what is the cause of this? have lived in this house 12 years and have had no problems. what can you do to clean this? spots are on the north side of the roof. starts up high on roof and come down about 3/4 of the way. the spots do not cover the complete roof. the only thing that has been done different this year is we added more insulation in the attic
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Aug 26, 2017
What is the best way to clean smudges and marks off of walls painted with flat paint?
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Tom Gunter asked:

Jun 2, 2015
What are some of the most unique features you have built into a new home? (photos appreciated)
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Dec 13, 2016
What is the temperature range for installing roof shingles
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Mark Miles asked:

Feb 17, 2014
I'm considering building a wine cellar in our crawl space. How would you go about that?
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Alex Graham asked:

Feb 17, 2014
What are some common mistakes people make when building a custom home? We're early in the process, have heard plenty of horror stories, and want to do all we can to make things go as smoothly as possible.
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Nov 16, 2015
The roof and foundation of my house needs to be fixed. If I get the roof done first because it is leaking, will it be affected when the foundation is fixed?
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