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Q. I work in the city, and my sister and brother-in-law just moved to a high-rise apartment building as well. My question is, after seeing the horrible fire in London and thinking back about the World Trade Center . . . more
Q. We recently ran into zoning problems to do an extension and have stopped everything until we can regroup, since we had a specific time frame and failed to meet it before . . . more
Q. We’re looking for a designer who can draw on a computer and show us plans in three dimensions, like we see on TV. The designers show these pictures and even animate them, and that would really help us visualize . . . more
Q. We’re having problems with our contractor and architect. They don’t agree on things, and we feel like we’re stuck in between their disagreements over . . . more
Q. This isn’t a question, but rather an observation. Now divorced, my husband and I started our home repair/renovation three years ago and in the process learned a lot about people, including each other. more
Q. I work in the city, and my sister and brother-in-law just moved to a high-rise apartment building as well. My question is, after seeing the horrible fire disaster in London and thinking back about the World Trade Center, how safe are we, working and living in a tall building? more
Q. I want to flip houses, and need to make the whole process go as quickly as possible in order not to lose money. I know it takes time, but can you tell me the fastest way to . . . more
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. My contractor started my job and promised to complete the work in two months. They also promised that work would continue, every day, because I didn’t want a “no-show.” That lasted about two days, then they said . . . 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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