Here's How

Here's How

Here's How

Columnist James Dulley answers readers' questions about building, remodeling or home-maintenance problems that range from paving a driveway to painting over wallpaper. Each column is accompanied by the related "Home How-To" graphic.

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Repair Leaky Rolled Roofing With New Membrane Aug 22, 2019

Dear James: My older house has asphalt roll roofing over an attic/bedroom conversion with a low slop... Read More

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Remove Old Peeling Sealer From Deck Aug 15, 2019

Dear James: I used a dark deck sealer several years ago. It looked good for the first year or two, b... Read More

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How to Design a Living Room to Complement Furniture Aug 08, 2019

Dear James: I am designing my new home, and I am not sure how big or in what shape to make the rooms... Read More

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Repair Crack in a New Masonry Chimney Aug 01, 2019

Dear James: I added a family room with a fireplace to my home last year. The solid brick chimney has... Read More