Our new loft is being built in St. Louis. Should we insist on green upgrades?

— Stella Tanner, Los Angeles, CA

Answered by Peter Kellner on May 3, 2007

How do I strip wood trim without using toxic chemicals?

— Andrea, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Answered by Piper Kujac on March 8, 2007

Does DensArmor drywall replace green board? Should I worry about formaldehyde?

— Eric Fixler, Oakland, CA

Answered by Carl Seville on February 22, 2007