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Here's How: Build a Storm-Resistant House

Dear James: My husband and I are planning to build a new house. With all of the recent tornadoes, hurricanes, etc., I want to be as safe as possible. Please give me some tips on building a safe house. -- Amanda F.

Dear Amanda: There are methods ...

Here's How: Repair Cracked Plaster Walls

Dear James: We just purchased an older house with real plaster walls. There are quite a few cracks that need to be fixed. What is the proper method to repair these so they do not reappear? -- Marie G.

Dear Marie: Older houses were constructed ...