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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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Caulking is the action of applying a sealing compound to joints and gaps in building materials.
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For questions generally relating to the prevention of transmission of sound from one enclosed area into another or between interior and exterior spaces.
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For questions dealing with grounding and bonding of electrical installations, and the specific requirements of such.
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A sump pump is typically used in a temporary holding well (often in a basement) to remove the water when the holding well is full.
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For questions related to resolving a smell or odor.
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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.
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For questions about asbestos and asbestos mitigation. QUESTIONS ABOUT IDENTIFYING ASBESTOS PRODUCTS ARE OFF-TOPIC. Asbestos identification requires a lab test.
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PEX (cross-linked polyethylene) is a flexible plastic pipe that has gained popularity due it being cheaper (and often easier) than copper or PVC. Use for questions about working with the pipe, and use…
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Used for questions relating to the installation and maintenance of carpets and rugs. Includes the carpet material, padding, rug matting, and connection methods.
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Advice about the repair of drywall. Use with the [drywall] tag
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Ethernet (Cat 5, 6, etc) consists of multiple pairs of twisted low voltage wires that can be used to carry computer data or telephone signals. Questions should limit themselves to running and maintain…
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A television (or TV) set is an appliance that allows you to view moving pictures and hear sound. Use only for questions about mounting television sets to a wall or other structure. Questions about buy…
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A channel at the eaves or on the roof of a building, for carrying off rain water.
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For questions about standalone appliances with both a stove top and oven. See also stove and oven for appliances with only a single function.
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For questions regarding a central cooling system for your home. This is typically a split system with an outdoor compressor/condenser and an indoor evaporator and air handler. Air ducts are used to …
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