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any suggestions on how to decide whether insulation in the floor joists is a good idea or not? How would you know if there is too much moisture ...
First, thank you so much for your help. Now I have another question, if I use an oil based primer, will I be able to use latex paint? thanks ...
I was wondering how to choose primers and sealers. The kitchen will require a sealer due to the grease, but what about the rest of the house (...
Thanks Nick That is what I used today TSP with some bleach and hot, hot water. It did soften it up then I used a small scrub brush and a razor ...
Is skim coating something a novice should try? I've seen how this can make a room look like it has brand new dry wall and was really impressed.
The area above the kitchen stove has alot of tough grease on it. I have tried an ammonia based cleaner (spic & span) but it just seemed to smear i...
I'm hoping some one has a working knowledge of FHA appraisal requirements. I just accepted a counter offer on a home with polybutylene in it. I...
The exact same thought is going thru my mind, no house is perfect. Can you suggest a way I might be able to understand the kind of risk I am t...
polybutylene seems to have some major problems!!! Is this the case with every one that has these pipes, can I look forward to replacing the entire...
I'm purchasing a home that has a Vanguard (superflow)Manifold plumbing system. I've never seen this before, no copper pipes...polybutylene pipes...
I've searched the web to no avail. Where can I find guidelines for an FHA inspection?
I found the same link but didn't understand what the "i" stood for. I've got an energy efficient mortgage, would it benefit me to install a 95% ...
The home I'm about to purchase has an Armstrong Ultra SX 80. Is their any website where I can find the furnaces AFUE rating? THe building was con...
I need to buy new appliances for my NEW HOME ( yeahhh!) any advice on where to search for energy efficiency?
This morning I signed an offer to buy. When I got home I realized that I had misread one line, I thought I was stating that the agreement was conti...
I live in a town that is riddled with flood zones. I grew up in a flood zone, and knew enough to check before I buy the property. You can tell if ...
One of my co-workers bought a repo and it had to pass FHA inspection. She actually called the local utility company and had the utilities turned o...
my realtor is telling me that when I make an offer I can't make the offer subject to an inspection. I can't see how I could comfortably buy a buil...