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Ep 36. Buckling Floors, Keeping the Bugs Out & Woodworking Cleanup

A homeowner's hardwood floorboards look as if they're trying to escape from the house. They're buckling in every room. This is a moisture problem, listen to learn how to fix it. And, a listener needs help sealing the envelope of their new home after being invaded by lovebugs. A few improvements he can make to keep mother nature outside.

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4 Exterior Home Enhancements That Need HOA Approval

Many homeowners belong to a homeowners association that charges fees and sets community standards. The HOA provides group amenities, keeps the neighborhood or complex uniform and attractive, and helps maintain property values. While you own your home, belonging to an HOA involves a tradeoff: sacrificing some rights to enjoy the community’s benefits. That means before […]

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Do-It-Yourself Trolley System & the Wrong Way to Use a Cleaning Sponge

One listener is working on a dumbwaiter installation after seeing Danny install one in his home. He's on the right track, Danny talks about how to use a garage door opener to finish the job. Getting a factory-installed dumbwaiter can cost you thousands. this project can be done by just spending a few hundred dollars.

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4 Tips for Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Most homeowners turn to professional painters when updating their home’s exterior. However, with the right know-how and proper equipment, painting your home is easy and, let’s face it, more affordable. Homeowners who want to ‘DIY’ the job should consider these tips. 1. Consider the Type of Paint Painting your home requires paint that’s thick and […]

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Paint Week

Paint Week Giveaway As seen on: Giveaways • contests.about.com • Infinite Sweepstakes Videos

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Do-It-Yourself Trolley System & the Wrong Way to Use a Cleaning Sponge

Garage door dumbwaiter being used to carry groceries upstairs.
One listener is working on a dumbwaiter installation after seeing Danny install one in his home. He's on the right track, Danny talks about how to use a garage door opener to finish the job. Getting a factory-installed dumbwaiter can cost you thousands. this project can be done by just spending a few hundred dollars.

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Ep 34. How to Fluff Insulation and Prevent Slips on Deck Stairs

Measuring amount of attic insulation with tape measure.
A packed down insulation isn't going to be able to do what it's designed to do. If you're dealing with this problem you need to fluff it up! find out how by using a tool from your garden shed. And, listen to learn about an easy and inexpensive way to prevent slips and falls from a slick deck.

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Top 10 Hurricane Myths Debunked

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Even with the amount of attention hurricanes have received in recent years, there are still a number of misconceptions surrounding them. Here are the top 10 myths and the truth behind them.

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The Right Painting Tools for the Job

Do the job right and sleep at night. Using the right tool will create professional results in your home, especially when it comes to a painting project. But you might be wondering, should you use a roller or a sprayer? What kind of tool will work the best painting around corners? Scroll down to get […]

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Danny Reflects on His Handy Andy Tool Kit Collection

Danny Lipford with Handy Andy tool set
Several years ago I started collecting old Handy Andy tool kits, like the one I had growing up. I now have over 20 of them on a shelf in my office, ranging from the 1950s to the 1970s, and they really bring back memories. I purchased most of them from eBay for $10 to $20 or received them as gifts. Some have never been used and are in perfect condition while others have seen a lot of use.

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August Lawn & Garden To-Do List

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Whether you’re in cooler climates preparing for autumn, or warmer ones enjoying the height of your garden’s bounty, tackle these tasks around your yard and garden.

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