What's the best replacement for a wood floor in a home with a pool, teenage boys, and two dogs?

— Nancy Meisch, North Richland Hills, TX

Answered by Martine Paquin on September 11, 2008

Is limestone tile a sustainable choice for a pool and patio surface?

— Lynne Latham, Los Angeles, CA

Answered by Cassandra Adams on November 20, 2007

What's the best way to capture solar heat from south-facing windows?

— Jeff Kushner, Victor, MT

Answered by Cassandra Adams on November 20, 2007