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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Keep Moisture out of Walls To Avoid Rotting Jan 16, 2020

Dear James: I am in the planning stage for a new home. My previous stucco home had serious damage fo... Read More

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Refinish a Countertop to Look Like Real Granite Jan 09, 2020

Dear James: I have an old laminate kitchen countertop still in good shape. I want to refinish it mys... Read More

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Make a Room-Size Steam Room in Your Bathroom Jan 02, 2020

Dear James: I like sitting in the steam room after a workout at my health club. I know where to buy ... Read More

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Do Your Own Finish Carpentry to Lower Costs Dec 25, 2019

Dear James: I had a room added to my house. I want to do the trim-finish carpentry myself to save mo... Read More