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Vinyl Siding Installation
4/23/2017 7:39 AM
Installing vinyl siding can be done by a determined homeowner. Paying attention to details is important when working with vinyl siding. Upgrading your exterior insulation, air infiltration and weather barriers prior to vinyl siding installation is also a consideration...Read More
Cleaning Vinyl Siding
4/23/2017 6:39 AM
Cleaning vinyl siding is no different than washing a car. It is that simple. The only hard part about cleaning vinyl siding is that you might need ladders or have to work around landscaping. Other than that, this is a job just about anyone can do...Read More
Best Vinyl Windows
4/22/2017 6:37 AM
Knowing how to spot quality construction is vital to buying vinyl windows that will last for years. Quality materials and construction can be spotted with these tips on vinyl replacement windows. Look also for labels designating AAMA certification on the window frame....Read More
Replacement Window Cost Payback
4/22/2017 6:21 AM
Replacement Window Cost Payback TIPS Do simple math with utility bills Separate summer natural gas or heating costs Savings start years down the road after improvement cost payback You don"t save money for many many years CLICK HERE to Get Tim"s FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! Are you thinking about purchasing replacement windows and doors for […...Read More
Window Condensation
4/22/2017 6:04 AM
Many homeowners experience window condensation in the winter. Condensation can form on windows, walls, ceilings, the underside of roofs, and more places. Condensation on windows comes from the water vapor inside your home. Homes that are sealed-up, so they are more energy efficient, can produce condensation on windows...Read More
Removing Algae Stains From Roof Shingles Video
4/22/2017 5:34 AM
Removing algae stains from roof shingles is easy with the right technique. Tim Carter of demonstrates the right way to eliminate many roof stains, such as black roof stains and algae roof stains....Read More
April 19, 2017 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
4/19/2017 8:47 AM
I spent Easter weekend in New Orleans with five friends on a little man self-discovery trip. That"s what Kathy calls adventures like this. Dan, a very good friend of mine, invited five of us to the iconic city. He pays for everything except beignets and other consumable caloric things that might pass through one"s lips. […...Read More
Remove Oil From Driveway
4/18/2017 10:23 AM
Oil stain removal if tried immediately can produce great results. Older stain removal may not be as successful. Concrete stains from oil are no exception. Use a good nylon bristle brush and liquid soap. Don"t just rinse but soak up the oil/soap mix. Solvent use may be necessary but be careful. These solvents are very dangerous....Read More
Outdoor Fire Pit Ideas DIY
4/17/2017 12:08 PM
Outdoor Fire Pit Ideas DIY TIPS Plan seating area to look at great view beyond fire pit Be aware of wind direction - avoid smoke in your face Large fires get hot - be sure seats are far enough away Embers can catch wood decks on fire CLICK HERE to Get Tim"s FREE & FUNNY […...Read More
April 13, 2017 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
4/13/2017 8:02 AM
Are you a new or newer subscriber? This is sort of a wacky open to my newsletter. If you"re a seasoned subscriber you know I try all the time to save you money. I do that by telling you about great products and about secret tips that can make sure work you do around your […...Read More