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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Install a Bathroom Pedestal Sink Yourself Dec 13, 2018

Dear James: I want to remodel my bathroom, but I can only afford to do it in stages. I think install... Read More

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Roof? Dec 06, 2018

Dear James: I have noticed some damp dark spots on my bedroom ceiling from an old leaky shingle roof... Read More

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Properly Build a Curb and Flash a Skylight Nov 29, 2018

Dear James: A friend gave me a small (not curb-mounted or self-flashing) skylight for free. What is ... Read More

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Should I Try Being My Own General Contractor? Nov 22, 2018

Dear James: I am planning to build a new home for myself and my two children. I have looked at many ... Read More