Q&A OF THE WEEK: “Is a Wood Planer Worth Buyi...
Updated on November 7th, 2020
QUESTION (+ video below): I'm planning to buy one of the benchtop jointers you recommended in your kitchen and bathroom...Continue Reading
Q&A of the Week: “What’s the Best Way t...
Updated on October 24th, 2020
Q: What’s the best way to level a concrete basement floor in my 1931 house The space is dry and in good shape, and...Continue Reading
PAINTING ALUMINUM SIDING? How Can I Make 30-Year Old Alu...
Updated on October 10th, 2020
Q: The aluminum siding on my house has growths on it and the paint seems to be rubbing off Other than these problems,...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
Q&A OF THE WEEK: How Can I Get Rid of Stinky Drain ...
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
Q&A: How Can I Fix the Cracked Parging on My Founda...
Updated on May 2nd, 2020
Q: What's the best way to fix the cracked parging on my house foundation I live in a 13-year-old brick bungalow, with...Continue Reading
Q&A: How to Stop Knot Stains Bleeding Through Paint...
Published onApril 9th, 2020
UPDATED: 9Apr2020 Got knots bleeding through painted woodwork This is the kind of question that I get regularly...Continue Reading
GLUE FOR LAMINATE FLOORING?: A Simple Way to Fix End Gaps
Updated on February 24th, 2020
UPDATED 1Nov2019 + Video: Laminate flooring offers speedy installation, a tough surface and freedom from finishing...Continue Reading
Wood Finishing: Varathane Pro Finisher Oil Based Clear R...
Updated on December 12th, 2020
PUBLISHED 2Aug2019: If you’ve been finishing wood with urethane for any length of time, you know that it has...Continue Reading
BASEMENT HEATING Q&A: “Should I Move Heating ...
Published onSeptember 21st, 2018
A Reader Asks Q: How should I arrange the heating ducts as I convert an unfinished basement space into a couple...Continue Reading