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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
Last week’s question asked if it was possible that the World Trade Center collapsed by design, as some reports have stated. This is a very serious and sensitive topic. No matter how much time has passed . . . more
Q. I’m finally about to lift my house. It only took three years. I became suspicious right from the get-go that N.Y. Rising and the Small Business Administration loan I almost took would never cover the complete job. more
Q. This may be a silly question, but I have to ask. My son put Christmas decorations up on our roof last year. We enjoyed them — until we realized last month that he put a lot of holes in our shingles . . . more
Q. After watching friends go through problems when they closed on their first home, we don’t want to repeat the same thing. We want to know how to avoid it. 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
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