A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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For questions generally relating to the outer "skin" of a home or other building, and the materials, features and fixtures generally found and used to construct and maintain it.
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furniture making, repair, and refinishing
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used in a central heating system to heat water that is pumped through pipes to radiators within the home.
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Trim provides a transition between different surfaces and materials, covers gaps and adds a finished look. Trim includes molding (moulding), wainscoting, mantels, etc.
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Preventing, identifying, or treating mold infestations in the home.
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Structure above the floor joists and below any finished flooring.
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Vertical member in wall framing.
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For questions regarding a central heating system for the home. The system consists of a furnace or boiler and a method to distribute the heat throughout the home.
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For questions about large appliances that automatically wash dishes.
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Drain waste vent system
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Horizontal support structures beneath the floor running between load bearing walls.
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A substance used for sticking objects or materials together.
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Questions about residential swimming pools
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For questions generally relating to outdoor ground-level flooring areas such as patios.
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For questions about conventional gas or electric ovens. For a microwave oven, use the microwave-oven tag.
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The "C" or Common wire provides a way to get constant 24VAC power to the thermostat, now required by many newer thermostats with WiFi and/or touchscreens.
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Questions about ways to measure and improve the ability to get useful work out of devices that consume energy. This includes coal, oil and gas as well as electricity.