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 Unsightly Drywall Nail Pops Jun 21, 2018

Dear James: My house seems to be well-built, but the heads on the drywall nails are popping out and ... Read More

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A Safe, Strong House Jun 14, 2018

Dear James: I am making the beginning plans for a new house. I want a conventional house, but I want... Read More

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Hardwood Floors Jun 07, 2018

Dear James: I installed some hardwood flooring several years ago in the foyer and now it has gaps be... Read More

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An Attractive Deck May 31, 2018

Dear James: I am planning some landscaping that will include a deck. My backyard is level, so the de... Read More