Q&A OF THE WEEK: Is Knotty Pine Good For a Finished Floor?
Updated on August 29th, 2020
Q: Is knotty pine a good option for a finished floor We've read your recommendations on this material, and would love...Continue Reading
BEAT THE HEAT: “How Can I Make Upstairs Bedrooms Cooler in Summer?”
Updated on August 15th, 2020
UPDATED 14Aug2020 + videos below: As summer heat comes on each year, I always get subscriber questions like this...Continue Reading
THE REAL REASON CRAFTSMANSHIP MATTERS
Updated on July 31st, 2020
Craftsmanship is the extent to which a person aims towards excellence, especially in any venture involving hands-on...Continue Reading
Q&A OF THE WEEK: “Is It Okay to Keep a Freezer in an Unheated Porch?”
Updated on July 25th, 2020
UPDATED 23Jul2020 Question: Is it okay to keep my 15 year-old freezer working in an uninsulated, closed-in porch...Continue Reading
HOW TO CHOOSE A CORDLESS DRILL: A Quick Video Tutorial
Updated on July 17th, 2020
When it comes to power tools, there are more options than ever before, and the quality of choices is higher than...Continue Reading
Q&A of the Week: How to Revive Old Hardware
Updated on July 4th, 2020
PUBLISHED 3Jul2020 + video below Q: What’s the best way to clean rust and dirt off of an old door lock It’s seized...Continue Reading
SUMMERTIME BASEMENT MUSTINESS Q&A : Concrete Floors Often the Culprit
Updated on July 20th, 2020
Q: What can I do about sky-high summertime humidity in our house It's 35 years old and sits entirely on a...Continue Reading
ASBESTOS SIDING: Is It Safe or Dangerous?
Updated on February 26th, 2021
Every so often I get a homeowner asking me an asbestos siding question that goes something like this It's a good...Continue Reading
CERAMIC TILE INSTALLATION VIDEO: How Should I Reinforce My Floor Before Installing Ceramic Tiles?
Updated on June 6th, 2020
Q: How should I reinforce my floor before installing new ceramic tiles A written quote I received from a contractor...Continue Reading
Q&A OF THE WEEK: How Can I Get Rid of Stinky Drain Smell?
Updated on February 15th, 2021
Q: How can I get rid of the sulphur smell coming from our sink and bathtub drains We brought in a plumber to...Continue Reading