Jim Rooney On The Level
2004 Articles Index
The sump pit in my house is
giving off an odor....
Heat pump, crickets and freezing faucets
Squirrels in the attic
Tankless water heaters
plaster walls and ceilings cracking & repair
Redo the tiles and grout
..about an insulation blanket for hot water
heaters but they say not to use
a blanket for gas hot water heaters
Had ice-damming problems during the past two
Is there a way to replace chipped
Small ants in my plumbing!
Noticed that there are several very obvious
In the process of getting estimates for
a new roof & ridge vent
Dead branches hanging over the fence and
into my yard
Dryer exhaust venting
How can we control crickets in the
Dos and doníts for hurricane preparedness
Is radon really the threat it's cracked
up to be?
The importance of making sure the contractors
that homeowners use have Worker's Compensation
Crawl space insulation has started to fall
down in several areas and sag in
Tell me about the "new" treated lumber
Three of our four toilets have suffered
a number of clogs.
distinct marks on the ceiling, evenly spaced
as if they were directly under the
Mold problem in the basement.
Is it possible to put a third
set of roof shingles?
Water in window well and buckling concrete
Water heater pilot light is very
hard to relight after I drain it.
Are we vulnerable to lightning?
nervous about basement sewer ejector pit
What causes those black stains that appear
to streak down asphalt shingle roofs?
sawdust on our front walk
Breakers popped and we smelled smoke...
Can you pull cool air from crawl
to cool house?
Is the attic fan necessary?
The value of having the fan on
settlement cracks in wall and ceiling and
popping ceiling fan
To close in a carport to make
a garage and put in skylights
Retro-fitting insulation in walls of an old
The proposed major renovation of the Market
House at City Dock
Bath GFCI trips during rainstorms
Ceiling and walls are separating
Having trouble locating contractors to bid work
Tyvek house wrap pros & cons
Fogging window panes
Operation of a heat pump system
When to replace plumbing & water hammer
Roof Leaks/Ice Damming or Back-Freezing
Heat Pump/Insulated Air Handler
Garbage Disposer/Septic Tank
Black Soot Gas Furnace
Prepare the house to go away for
Gutter Covers & Scope of Work Bids
Went to Habitat for Humanity
Moldy smell from heat pump
Roof shingle warranties