4 Essential Projects for February Weekends

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February brings ice, which can accumulate on your roof, causing an ice dam. Clean your gutters, and check your roof for any shingle damage. If you have a steam boiler system, February is a good time to check the steam boiler system and make sure it is working properly. Some home improvement projects may earn you tax credits, and if you have added insulation, replaced windows or added heating and cooling equipment, you may qualify for tax credits. Finally, store firewood away from structures, so you don't invite termites to have a munch fest on your existing structures.

How to Make Your Home an Energy Star #1106171

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TOM: Coast to coast and floorboards to shingles, this is The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show. I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete. TOM: And what are you working on on this chilly November weekend? Are you getting your house ready for the holidays ahead? They’re about to be here. Just a couple Read the full article…

Do I Need a Return Vent For a Whole-House Dehumidifier?

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Whole-house dehumidifiers can help keep a basement dry, but they come with drawbacks – and safety hazards.  Discover a crucial snag to look for before buying one.  Plus, get tips for keeping moisture at bay without a whole-house dehumidifier. 

Energy Saving Ideas and Tips — Each Less Than $50

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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.

Solving Paint Problems #0102171

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TOM: Coast to coast and floorboards to shingles, this is The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show. I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete. TOM: Pick up the phone, give us a call, right now, because we want to hear from you about your home improvement project. What are you working on? What are Read the full article…