How high should 911 house numbers be on the house?

Answer On One Hand: Four Feet Off The Ground And Four Inches HighThe 911 numbers on a house should be at least four feet off the ground, four inches high and clearly visible from the road. The numbers sho... Read More »

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What should the humidity in your house be My house is about 72 degrees and my dehumidifier is set on 40. Huh?

Ideal humidity is 40 to 50. less will affect your sinus' and will cause static electricity while walking on carpets. It can also make wood furniture crack. Over that and you have the chance of mold... Read More »

Can my putting a modestly sized addition on my house diminish the value of my neighbor's house assuming it matches the existing house?

Given your categorization of this question, one must assume that you are both members of an association. Associations are run according to governing documents. So long as your addition is added acc... Read More »

How to Mount House Numbers?

No matter how easy it looks, mounting your own address numbers to your house is a task so important that it might intimidate you into hiring a professional to do it for you. Your address numbers ar... Read More »

If a house has plastic vapor barrier on the inside walls and a foil barrier on the exterior of the house should you remove the existing old outer foil when residing?

Answer Unless your home is heated by electric baseboard you may take it down if you wish. However the foil has reflective heat values, which means it reflects out the heat from the sun in the summe... Read More »