Scotchblue Painter’s Tape Makes Paint Prep Easy

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Want professional-looking paint lines? New ScotchBlue Painter's Tape with Advanced Edge-Lock Paint Line Protector makes them easy to achieve. The tape is available in two versions perfect for a variety of surfaces, and offers improved resistance to paint seepage.

Avoiding Summer Storm Damage, Using Reclaimed Wood for Projects and Building Solid Deck Footings

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Severe summer storms can strike at any moment, no matter where you are.  Tom & Leslie have tips to help you make sure you’re ready.  Plus, using recycled or “reclaimed” wood for projects is a great idea.  We’ll tell you the best places to find it, and get tips for building solid deck footings. Plus your answers to, refurbishing countertops, painting wallpapered walls, paneling, staining cabinets, ceiling cracks, leaky faucets, eliminating ants, renovate a bathroom, water heaters, cleaning a linoleum floor.

Keep a Green Lawn through Hot Summers, Home Inspection Tips and Low Cost Ways to Stay Cool

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Now that we are officially in the “dog days of summer” you might find you’re having a hard time maintaining a lush green lawn. Tom & Leslie have tips on how to protect your lawn so it’ll jump back once the weather cools off.  Plus find out how to hire the best home inspector when buying a home, and get advice on low cost to no cost ways to keep cool though these hottest days of summer. Also answers to your questions about, staining a deck, attic fans, stucco cracks, staining trim, pressure relief valves, window installation, leaky roofs, toilet noises, painting doors.

How to Host a Garage Sale, Tips to Build the Perfect Patio, and How to Silence Noisy Air Conditioners

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Summer is the season for lots of outdoor activities including holding a garage sale!  Tom and Leslie have tips to clear clutter and maybe make a few bucks.  Plus, patio projects are also popular now.  Roger Cook from This Old House stops by with tips to help build your own.  Plus, answers to your questions about, electrical systems, patio cracks, staining concrete, squeaky wood floors, cleaning cabinets, roof stains, cracking grout, wood burning stoves, ceiling tile removal, molding repair, and choosing paint colors.

Keep Home Furnishings from From Fading in the Sun, Fixing Smelly Water and Tips to Get Your Grill Ready, and more

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Direct sunlight can fade furniture and floors, and raise energy costs.  In this show, Tom & Leslie deliver tips to keep damaging UV rays away.  Plus, find out how to fix smelly water problems, learn how to make your grill safe for a season of BBQ fun, and your calls on, sump pumps, well water, spray foam insulation, clean mold, expand deck, metal roof, deck siding, painting interior room, A/C, repair doors.

Bath Updates to Cut Water Costs, Getting Grills Ready for Summer, Best Home Improvement Projects for House Value and More

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Want to save water in the bath but make sure you still get the flow or flush to do the job?  Tom & Leslie have tips on how to swap out water wasters with WaterSense fixtures and faucets that can do the job and cuts costs.  Plus get tips on how to get your grill ready for summer and find out which home improvement projects deliver the best return on investments, and your calls about, replacing a toilet, a new barn roof, eliminating ants, lead paint, repairing structural walls, recaulking a tub, choosing a central air conditioning unit.

Keep Home Furnishings from From Fading in the Sun, Fixing Smelly Water and Tips to Get Your Grill Ready, and more

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Direct sunlight can fade furniture and floors, and raise energy costs.  In this show, Tom & Leslie deliver tips to keep damaging UV rays away.  Plus, find out how to fix smelly water problems, learn how to make your grill safe for a season of BBQ fun, and your calls on, sump pumps, well water, spray foam insulation, clean mold, expand deck, metal roof, deck siding, painting interior room, A/C, repair doors.

Beat DIY Deja Vu: Solutions for “Groundhog Day” Home Improvement Problems

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Learn why some home improvement projects will keep needing to be redone unless you address the problem properly once and for all. Get tips on making paint stick, solving a wet basement, caulking a tub and fixing nail pops.

Blackout Survival Tips, What You Need to Know Before Adding a Below-Grade Bathroom, and 2016 Outdoor Living Trend

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Learn what to do if a winter storm leaves you without power – and steps you can take now to prevent the situation from escalating.  Basement bathrooms can add convenience and value, but big headaches, too.  Find out what you need to know before installing one in your home.  And discover cool new trends popping up in yards and outdoor spaces this spring – including some you might want to incorporate into yours.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, old paint, roof replacement, humidifiers, treating wood trim, cracking porches, solar powered shingles, wall & foundation cracks, mold in basements, attic fan efficiency.