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Vitaliy
  • Member for 13 years, 5 months
  • Last seen more than 9 years ago
  • Boston, MA
23 votes

Is it OK that the frame of my house doesn't line up with the slab?

10 votes

What is the purpose of a bathroom exhaust fan?

9 votes
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Can I substitute diesel for home heating oil?

7 votes

How do I repair a floor joist which has a hole drilled less than 2 inches from the bottom?

6 votes

Do you have to have (or does it help) to have a garbage disposal with a dish washer?

6 votes
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Can I split the direct wire to dishwasher to handle a garbage disposal as well?

5 votes

What software should I use to visualize a major renovation?

5 votes

What besides smoke might trigger a hardwired smoke detector?

4 votes

Are torch-on-roofs the best solution for a low pitched roof?

4 votes

Do Old Houses Have a Pre-determined Lifespan?

3 votes

Why aren't all houses equipped with fire sprinklers?

3 votes

Does a homeowner need a permit for electrical work in Massachusetts?

3 votes

How do I cut and cap copper water tubing cheaply and safely?

3 votes

How should I approach my landlord about doing basic repairs on their house?

3 votes

What is the proper way to run wires along/across basement ceiling joists?

3 votes

What to keep on the wooden table to make the surface heat resistant?

3 votes

How can I make low ceilings appear taller?

3 votes

How can I repair scratches on door molding?

3 votes

Should we contact a professional to handle our bathroom repair?

2 votes

Is venting a vertical waste line required?

2 votes

Is it better to paint wood siding or replace it with vinyl?

2 votes

How can I add ventilation to my room?

2 votes

Should I use pressure-treated wood for a firewood shed?

2 votes

Replacing a hot water heater: tank or tankless?

2 votes
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Is it possible to recover waste heat from a boiler?

2 votes

Is there software that can optimally determine how to cut sheets of plywood for a project?

1 vote

Is there a remote switch I can use to replace a switch located in a wall being removed?

1 vote

How to inspect an apartment before renting?

1 vote

My house is nearing 20 years, what will break soon?

1 vote

DIYer to skilled tradesperson