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Steve Jackson
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What does "1 Gang", "2 Gang", and so forth mean when talking about electrical boxes?

20 votes

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

12 votes

How do I keep my pool water clean without nasty chemicals?

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What consistency should drywall mud be?

11 votes
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What are the pros and cons of soffit vents vs. roof vents?

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How do I clean vinyl siding without a pressure washer?

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Are there other advantages to using turf over grass seed besides getting instant results?

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Is it OK to mount a smoke detector vertically?

11 votes

If I do not have any fuel burning devices, do I need a carbon monoxide detector?

10 votes
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What is the recommended number of teeth for making finish cuts with a miter saw?

8 votes
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What is the most economical and energy-efficient way to winterize windows?

7 votes

How do I safely get glue off of wood that's to be stained?

7 votes
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How do I add insulation to my attic?

7 votes

What projects should never be DIY?

6 votes

What is involved in DIY swimming pool maintenance?

6 votes
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Is dish washing liquid safe for cleaning an oven?

6 votes

What are my options for venting a bathroom exhaust fan?

6 votes
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Should I use caulk or wood putty and paint to fill nail holes on trim?

5 votes

How do I remove excess wood stain that dried before I could wipe it off?

5 votes
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How do I properly seal slate tile?

5 votes

How do I make a height adjustable desk?

4 votes
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Are storm windows necessary for homes in mild climates?

4 votes

Fix a Leaky Faucet?

4 votes

Can I put fresh grout over grout that was done less than 48 hours ago?

4 votes

How to remove dry grout

3 votes

What is normally done to bridge skirting boards around an opening with different floor levels on each side?

3 votes
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Should I use a carpet kicker or stretcher?

3 votes

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

2 votes

How do I consistently drive drywall screws to the correct depth?

2 votes

How do I baby-proof open stairs?