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James Van Huis
  • Member for 11 years, 8 months
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  • Chicago, IL
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How do I fix a leaky toilet that only leaks from underneath?

18 votes

What are the "must do" tasks before winter hits?

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Where do I find a good light fire extinguisher?

16 votes

What are the "must do" tasks before winter hits?

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What is my drill hitting and not penetrating when I hang curtains?

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What are the pros and cons of various hardwood floor finishes?

10 votes

What substances should you avoid contact with your bare hands?

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How can I level my basement floor, which has a 4-inch dip?

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Can old concrete fragments be cleaned and used as crushed stone?

9 votes

Why is one bedroom always colder than the rest of the house?

9 votes

How do I replace oven insulation that has been soiled by mice and smells bad?

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Should I replace nails in a plywood subfloor with screws to the joists?

9 votes

What are cheap ways to build strong shelves with a large span?

8 votes

How do I secure my house against intruders?

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Product recommendations for clearing a drain connected to a septic system?

7 votes

How can I get rid of a mouse in my house?

7 votes

How can I get rid of a mouse in my house?

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Where is the best place to store firewood outdoors relative to your house?

7 votes

How can I fireproof a room?

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Dowel joints in plywood

6 votes

What is wrong with my central heating?

6 votes

How can I increase the heating efficiency of a forced air system?

6 votes

How could I extend a baby gate at the bottom?

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Cement around decorative bricks leaves grey/matte coating on bricks

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Can I extend my loft hatch opening?

6 votes

How best can I discover what is up with my electrical bill?

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Alternatives to signal on power for home automation systems (such as UBP) - low-voltage circuits, wireless...?

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Are there any built in cabinet 'kits' available?

6 votes

What is the right way to strip power wires?

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What is the best way to secure a set of folding attic stairs?