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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 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. 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 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. 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
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