What type of area rug is best on radiant-heated concrete floors?

— June East Chatham, NY

Answered by Raymond Pruban on November 14, 2010

Is cork as good for sound absorption as wall-to-wall carpeting?

— monique Daniel Hastings On Hudson, NY

Answered by Molly McCabe, AKBD, CGP, CAPS on November 9, 2010

We get a lot of dust in our house. Where could the dust be coming from?

— Warren San Francisco, CA

Answered by Randy Potter on November 4, 2010

Is there any way to "seal in" VOCs in floor paint?

— Aaron Columbia, MO

Answered by Olga G. Alvarez, LEED-AP ID+C on October 27, 2010

How can I keep the dirt, pollen, and sand out of my screened sunroom?

— Debi Reiss Panama City, FL

Answered by Polly Osborne, FAIA, LEED AP on October 16, 2010