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Q. My wife and I bought a condo on the top floor in a tall building on the beach and have lived there for seven years. Now she wants to sell because she’s worried about what happened to the building in Surfside, Fla. more
Q. I am so frustrated about my construction. I am acting as contractor, and the guy framing my house, whom I trust completely, is saying my plans are ridiculously over-designed . . . more
Q. I’m wondering if our garage floor, which was completely removed and replaced with a new concrete floor, is strong enough for our cars and my pickup truck. more
Q. We’re doing work on our home that has been going on for over 10 months, and we chose to stay in the house, which has been a little nerve-racking at times . . . more
moved some shelves in my basement recently only to discover black mold on the wall. My basement is a little musty most of the time and I run a dehumidifier . . . more
Q. We were at a friend’s house recently and admired how they opened all the walls so that their kitchen, dining room and living room are all open to be one big room. We like the open look . . . more
Q. We’re thinking about running our house on batteries, the same as our plan to have a charging station and an electric car. more
Q. We just bought a house, and this has been a real test of our marriage. We have so many things to do . . . more
Q. What is your take on why the building collapsed in Surfside, Fla.? more
Q. We have an old porch behind our house that has been converted to a sunroom so we can use it year-round. The floor is concrete and angled toward the door. We looked at our property survey and realized . . . more
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