Ask The Architect
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Q. There are cracks in our basement and garage floor and in corners of our new family room, all part of a new addition built less than a year ago. And the tile floor we tried to match between our kitchen and breakfast room now has . . . more
Q. We came home from vacation to find water damage from frozen pipes in our new second floor, added last summer. We never expected this, but called the contractor who referred us to the plumber who, frankly, was no help. After 12 tries . . . more
Q. I read your column in which you compared electric to water pipes to melt snow (on a driveway), and after the last snowfall I’m seriously considering it. Does it make more sense . . . more
Q. My street is a mess, with potholes and patches everywhere. It’s been like this for years, and we’re all sick and tired of it. Why can’t it be fixed, permanently? more
Q. I’m looking at spaces to set up my office, and I keep running into the same problem: none of them has a C. of O. for all the changes. I took your advice and looked up . . . more
Q. We’re having problems with our contractor and architect. They don’t agree on things, and we feel like we’re stuck in between their disagreements over . . . more
Q. My father is an architect in Florida, and drew plans for changes to my house. He included electrical outlets, switches and lights. A local architect, who we’ve asked to review the plans, told us . . . more
Q. After watching friends go through problems when they closed on their first home, we don’t want to repeat them. We want to know how to avoid them. Our friends found out after they closed . . . more
Q. My southwestern bedroom on the first floor of a 1951 cape goes snap, crackle, and pop — a lot. It’s worst during the winter. This room is the last on the heat run, and the sound seems to be . . . more
Q. After watching friends go through problems when they closed on their first home, we don’t want to repeat the same thing. We want to know how to avoid it. more
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