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Why does the water in my pool look milky?

Daily Answer is excerpted from the JustAnswer archives and features information provided from a Expert on JustAnswer.

Q: I have a swimming pool which I am just starting up for the summer. The pool is clean, well-balanced with correct chlorine and pH readings. I am using 3...

Not a welcome houseguest.

Screens for swing-out windows to keep bugs out

Daily Answer is excerpted from the JustAnswer archives and features information provided from a Expert on JustAnswer.

Q: I'm having a mosquito problem in my apartment. I like to leave the windows open for ventilation, but they open out (swing out rather than slide up/down...

Don't expect your cat to help.

What's a safe way to clean mold off blinds?

Daily Answer is excerpted from the JustAnswer archives and features information provided from a Expert on JustAnswer.

Q: How do I clean blinds that have mold on them without destroying the blind? (These are room-darkening blinds.)

A: The product you want...

Old style with a new eco twist (Photo: Flickr/phototouring)

Home energy-saving ideas that can reduce taxes

By Tom Musbach on June 15, 2012

Daily Answer is excerpted from the JustAnswer archives and features information provided from a Expert on JustAnswer:

Q: I am planning on building a new home. I want to make it a green, efficient home but also take advantage of the refundable and non-refundable tax...

How to clean soot from chimney and fireplace

By Tom Musbach on June 15, 2012

Daily Answer is excerpted from the JustAnswer archives and features information provided from a Expert on JustAnswer.

Q: How do I remove soot from my stone chimney and fireplace? I tried soap and water without much success.

A: Using water is not...

Could there be a leak inside? (Photo: Flickr/Ewen Roberts)

Why does my freezer leak into the refrigerator?

By Tom Musbach on May 14, 2012

Daily Answer is excerpted from the JustAnswer archives and features information provided from a Expert on JustAnswer:

Q: My top freezer refrigerator leaks water from the vent holes that lead from the freezer to the refrigerator compartment. How can this be fixed? The...

Clean multi-texture floor. (Photo: Flickr/Christopher Sessums)

Simple cleaning ideas for 3 types of floors

By Tom Musbach on May 14, 2012

Spring often puts people in a mood to clean. It's a good time to make parts of your home look like new -- especially the floors.

Various experts on JustAnswer have offered tips on cleaning floors that can help you clean three types of flooring -- tile, hardwood, and carpet.

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