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Mr. Fix It Paul MacGregor

10/22/2006
Professional will help properly prepare a floor
Question: We have an enclosed covered patio. Now, we are planning to put down oak flooring, but the floor slopes to one side. What would be the best way to level it? We also want to include an in-floor heating system. Do you have any suggestions?


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10/15/2006
Vapor barrier stops mold, mildew in the crawl space
Question: We are in the process of rebuilding and restoring our home after a fire. What can you tell me about the moisture protection barrier for the crawl space? Different builders have given me different stories and conflicting costs for the project.


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10/8/2006
Replace door gasket to eliminate droplets
Question:Our refrigerator gets water droplets on the inside top which then drip down on all the food. I have cleaned underneath. I have turned it up all the way and that seemed to help for a bit, but now the drops are back. What can I do?


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10/1/2006
Replace faulty transformer
Question: Our kitchen overhead light fixture is a florescent light with four bulbs. A while back I noticed it was dim on one side. I thought the bulbs were blown. I got new bulbs, but when we opened up the fixture they were not out completely, just dim. When we switched them out they worked temporarily, but the other two went dim.


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9/24/2006
Seamless gutters prevent leaks
Question: I would appreciate your suggestions on two challenges I face. I want to add rain gutters to my garage and a new shed. However, my past experience has been that there is almost always leakage at the joints. Is there a way of overcoming that problem, or should such work be left to professionals?


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9/17/2006
Keep air conditioner from freezing
Question: I would like to know what would cause a window unit air conditioner to freeze up often.


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