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Here's How: Eliminate Dark Roof Stains

Dear Pat: We had a new light-colored roof installed about two years ago, and it has developed dark mildew stains, but there are no stains by the chimney. What could be causing this and how can we stop it? -- Julia K.

Dear Julia: Unsightly dark ...

Here's How: Build a Simple Screened Porch

Dear James: I love to sit out by my flower garden, but the insects eat me alive. I would like to build a small screened porch. Is this beyond the skills of a novice do-it-yourselfer? Any tips? -- Marta H.

Dear Marta: There is nothing more ...

Here's How: Install Inlaid Hardwood Floor

Dear James: Our old church has beautiful inlays in the hardwood floors. We are remodeling an old house and we want inlaid floors. Is this a do-it-yourself job and can inlays be added to old floors? -- Dawn S.

Dear Dawn: Inlaid hardwood floors are...