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Here's How: Build a Stone Pathway Yourself

Dear James: We just had a new home built, and we would like stone pathways through our yard and future flower garden. Is this a job that we can do ourselves? Do you have design and planning tips for us? -- Micki V.

Dear Micki: There are many ...

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 ...