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May 23, 2018 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
5/23/2018 6:57 AM
Are you a newbie subscriber? Hello and welcome! Are you a subscriber in good standing? Thanks! Last week I was offered a job. I took it. I get no pay, in fact it costs me money to do the job. Crazy, right? It"s about passion, fun and fumes. I"m now the Director of Communications for […] The post Read More
 
Plumbing Supplies Survey
5/22/2018 4:09 PM
I love love love things made in the USA. How about you? Would you be excited to discover important plumbing supplies that can protect your home from catastrophic water damage might start to be made in the USA again? Currently, these plumbing supplies are made offshore. Over the years I"ve received more than my fair […] The post Read More
 
Corner Shower
5/22/2018 1:26 PM
A corner shower needs to be the proper size or you could get stuck. Glass shower enclosures are the rage because they’re so sleek and easy to clean. Be sure your corner shower tub has the proper flanges to keep the water inside the glass enclosure. The post Corner Showe...Read More
 
A Bucket of Water and Real Whitewash
5/21/2018 8:33 AM
A Bucket Of Water Question #1: Tim, I was really grossed out this past weekend. A toilet clogged in our home and while using a normal plunger some of the nasty water squirted up on me. It was horrible. Then you have to clean the yucky plunger. ICK!!! Is there a safer and more sanitary […] The post Read More
 
May 20, 2018 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
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Duluth Trading Men’s Crusher Hat
5/19/2018 10:32 AM
Men"s Crusher Hat Keeps You Cool and Shaded Three years ago I wore a wide-brimmed hat all summer as I re-roofed my house. It was an ill-fitting leather hat that cooked my skull. I wish I had had the Duluth Trading Men"s Crusher Hat that I tested yesterday while doing amateur radio at the historic […] The post Read More
 
May 18, 2018 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
5/18/2018 8:23 AM
New subscriber? Strap yourself in! Veteran subscriber? You know what"s about to happen. This is a Fast Friday edition. I"ve got some quick tips for you Kevin"s Yellow Bricks Kevin composed an email to me late yesterday. He"s not in a good mood and his email is 100% responsible for this newsletter. I felt you […] The post Read More
 
May 16, 2018 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
5/17/2018 7:30 AM
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Treated Lumber Decking Installation Defect Quiz
5/16/2018 9:24 AM
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Cleaning Shingles – Algae / Mildew / Oxygen Bleach
5/15/2018 6:56 AM
Stains on shingles from algae and mildew are quite common. Moss and lichen are also a nuisance. A garden hose and oxygen bleach are solutions. The post Read More