Ask The Architect
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Q. We’re planning a home in Georgia, and our contractor is telling us we can have a basement only if our house is more out of the ground instead of underground. It’s a hilly plot, so we want to exit from the basement in the back . . . more
Q. We’re concerned about lightning and our new house. Should we have lightning rods, and what are the dangers of different roofs, like regular shingles, slate or metal? What about solar collectors? Do they pose more attraction or danger? more
Q. We are re-building our home after years since Hurricane Sandy.  The dirt under our house collapsed.  We could see across under our garage . . . more
Q. We’re having an electrical problem and need advice. We recently bought our first home and decided to replace old ceiling fans. We moved in at the beginning of March and thought we had plenty of time to replace the fans before . . . more
Q. Our master bathroom was remodeled two years ago, and since then we’ve had a leak from the shower that drips into our son’s bedroom below. At first we thought the plumber could fix it, but we found out . . . more
Q. We’re redoing our kitchen and need to decide about flooring. The kitchen will be open to a large family room, and the living room blends into the kitchen also. We need a long-lasting floor that will hold up to our kids and . . . more
Q. I’ve been looking for ways to save water, and have some ideas to share with your readers. Most people think their water bill pays for water, but it doesn’t, really . . . more
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