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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. 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. 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
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 finally ready to add to our house, but dread doing it because of all the “wait time.” Our neighbors started planning two years ago, and haven’t got plans yet. The house down the street . . . more
Q. My neighbors are a royal pain. They don’t have anything better to do than watch everybody and complain. We knew it was them who reported us, because . . . more
Q. There are cracks in our basement and garage floor and in corners of our new family room, all part of a new addition built less than a year ago. And the tile floor we tried to match between our kitchen and breakfast room now has . . . more
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