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Why can't I drive this Tapcon into concrete?

8 votes
4 answers
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How do I make my gas oven produce less carbon monoxide?

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3 answers
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Why are furnace/central AC blowers so inefficient?

8 votes
3 answers
28k views

GFCI outlet hot when nothing's plugged into it

6 votes
4 answers
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Should I use a 6 mil poly moisture barrier for engineered hardwood floor installed over concrete slab-on-grade?

6 votes
2 answers
18k views

How should I get this paint off my stucco?

5 votes
3 answers
44k views

Why won't propane come out of my nearly-new propane tank?

5 votes
1 answer
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What to do first in a house with poor thermal performance and high energy bills

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1 answer
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Are these termites?

4 votes
6 answers
28k views

What to do about toilet overflow tube higher than allowed level on new fill valve?

4 votes
2 answers
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Adding insulation to exterior wall; remove stucco cladding, or add on top of it?

4 votes
2 answers
3k views

What can I fill a trench around my house with to avoid creating a drainage issue?

4 votes
2 answers
29k views

Should my furnace closet have this huge duct opening into the unconditioned vented attic?

4 votes
3 answers
33k views

Minimum drop on washer drain?

4 votes
2 answers
10k views

Does my vented septic tank even require traps and vents near the actual fixture connections?

4 votes
2 answers
859 views

Graywater overflow plumbing… which design to choose?

4 votes
1 answer
5k views

Are these black marks near an electrical box signs of an electrical problem that I should be concerned about?

4 votes
1 answer
398 views

Why is the sand in my cement mixes so thirsty?

3 votes
4 answers
5k views

Can one use large-diameter rigid plastic pipe for HVAC ducting slash why is this never done?

3 votes
1 answer
5k views

Is it worth it to pay extra for a stainless steel tank water heater?

3 votes
1 answer
326 views

Is there such a thing as a combination floor nailer and finish nailer?

3 votes
3 answers
3k views

What could be the source of an intermittent, unlocatable rotten egg smell?

3 votes
1 answer
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Can I properly install Roxul mineral wool batts in a mostly-drywalled stud bay by pushing them up from below?

3 votes
2 answers
2k views

why doesn't my washing machine spin when it's full of water?

3 votes
5 answers
16k views

What's the true longevity of exposed fastener metal roofs?

2 votes
3 answers
10k views

What is the right way/tool to remove this tile and thinset from a concrete slab?

2 votes
1 answer
49k views

What could cause my house to smell musty after coming back from vacation?

2 votes
1 answer
681 views

Can I safely remove this unused blocking from a load-bearing wall?

2 votes
1 answer
335 views

What is/was tunneling into this 2x4?

2 votes
1 answer
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Does anyone know if concrete blocks with half-moon tops are made?