LESLIE: Richard in Texas, you’ve got The Money Pit. How can we help you today? RICHARD: I was putting up some cedar lap siding around the house. And I discovered, after the fact, that in my – I had a basket full of tubes of caulking and one of them turned out to be silicone. Read the full article…
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Fall home improvement project ideas to cut energy costs and save energy, and stormproof your house you can do in a weekend or less.
Find out five easy energy saving home improvements that are affordable energy savers. Learn how insulation, sealants and weather-stripping, and water heater blankets can be big energy savers, and how to avoid the hype associated with big-ticket home improvements that offer major energy savings claims.
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Tiny homes have become all the rage – find out how one major retailer is offering tiny home kits for DIYers. Get tips on building a stone wall that will stand the test of time. Find out how to keep spring rains from finding their way into your home. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about ridge vents, paint removal, bathtub cracks, basement wall moisture, spray insulation, refinishing wood floors, flies, resurfacing a tub.
Get spring cleaning shortcuts to get it done faster. Find out how to make soggy yards disappear without the use of difficult to install French drains and find out how to determine if a home is truly green and energy efficient. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, repairing a concrete floor, basement cracks, drain odors, ventilation systems, roofing vents, settling foundation, carpet cleaning.
Spring can bring out more than flower and tree buds. Learn how to keep wildlife out of your yard. Mulch can be a great insulator for your flower beds, but too much mulch can suffocate roots. Learn how much to use. Get advice for storing dangerous substances like flammable liquids. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, blown in insulation, paneled walls, deck staining, painting, eliminating mice, leaky roofs, water resistant flooring.
Get advice on how to clean things in your home that rarely get cleaned, like the underside of your kitchen range hood. Discover life hacks for organizing that include using kitchen items like muffin tins. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, changing electrical panels, water lines, non chemical manufacturing, lighting, rusty well water, building a garage, ridge venting, tiling, bathroom venting, removal of stains on stair.