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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
Q. We recently attended the first concert at the “new” Nassau Coliseum, and were very disappointed with the way things were done. It seems nothing is really new, except the outside has shiny fins and there is new paint and seating. more
Q. After watching friends go through problems when they closed on their first home, we don’t want to repeat them. We want to know how to avoid them. Our friends found out after they closed . . . more
Q. My father is an architect in Florida, and drew plans for changes to my house. He included electrical outlets, switches and lights. A local architect, who we’ve asked to review the plans, told us . . . more
Q. I’m looking at spaces to set up my office, and I keep running into the same problem: none of them has a C. of O. for all the changes. I took your advice and looked up . . . more
Q. I read your column in which you compared electric to water pipes to melt snow (on a driveway), and after the last snowfall I’m seriously considering it. Does it make more sense . . . more
Q. We came home from vacation to find water damage from frozen pipes in our new second floor, added last summer. We never expected this, but called the contractor who referred us to the plumber who, frankly, was no help. After 12 tries . . . 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. Half the year we live in Florida, and our development put in a sport court made of cement for pickle ball (a smaller version of tennis using a paddle). The concrete was . . . 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
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