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November 8, 2018 AsktheBuilder.com & Super Powers
11/8/2018 12:15 PM
I"m working on a secret project. What if the secret project would give you super powers when you talk to a contractor who"s about to bid work for you? What if the end result of the secret project was something I give to you for FREE? Would you then be willing to help me with […] The post Read More
 
Ask the Roofer
11/8/2018 7:54 AM
Scenario: You need a new roof. You"re worried about getting screwed. You"re filled with anxiety. The roofer shows up at your home, but you have NO CLUE what to ask him. Imagine if you had a list of questions that would give you SUPER POWERS. You"d be asking all the right questions. But each person […] The post Read More
 
November 7, 2018 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
11/7/2018 10:36 AM
Did you just subscribe? WOOT! Welcome! Did you subscribe many moons ago? Get ready once again for some information that"s going to save you time and money. The mad rush is on at my daughter and son-in-law"s new home building site. You"ll see the update from week three below. The footings are going in two […] The post Read More
 
Hastings Triplet 10X Review
11/6/2018 5:32 PM
Hastings Triplet 10X Review - Very Handy Lasts Decades I"ve owned my Hastings Triplet 10X magnifier since 1972. I was required to buy one for my Geology 101 lab course. I use my magnifier for these tasks: wood splinter removal check solder connections on circuit boards inspect expensive jewelry settings BEFORE a failure close inspection […...Read More
 
Borders for Wallpaper and Flagstone Mortar
11/5/2018 11:37 AM
Wallpaper Borders QUESTION #1: Hello Tim. Trends and designs change and I’m convinced wallpaper will rise from the ashes. I’d like to start the resurgence and install some wallpaper borders in a few rooms in my home. What can you share to make this job go smoothly? Have you ever put in a border halfway […] The post Read More
 
New Build Home Timeline Part 3
11/4/2018 7:43 AM
New Build Home Timeline Series - Part 3 This is part three of a new build home timeline series following my own daughter and son-in-law. They"re building a new home on Mt. Desert Island in Downeast Maine. At the bottom of the page, you"ll discover a link to the next part of the series. Related […] The post Read More
 
Senco FinishPro Mg18 Review
11/2/2018 12:37 PM
Senco FinishPro Mg18 Review Professionals normally do tool reviews. I"m talking about people like me who have used tools all day long for decades. How would you like a review of a nail gun done by someone who"s NEVER used one before? Here it is. Who Used the Senco FinishPro Mg18? My friends Ann and […] The post Read More
 
Senco FinishPro XP16 Review
11/2/2018 11:22 AM
Senco FinishPro XP16 Review Professionals normally do tool reviews. I"m talking about people like me who have used tools all day long for decades. How would you like a review of a nail gun done by someone who"s NEVER used one before? Here it is. Who Used the Senco FinishPro XP16? My friends Ann and […] The post Read More
 
Shop at Amazon
11/1/2018 1:35 PM
Use the following link to start your shopping at Amazon.com. CLICK HERE to begin shopping. Thanks for doing this. Everything you buy at Amazon, using the above link, helps keep the content for FREE here at AsktheBuilder.com. The post Shop at Amazon appeared first o...Read More
 
November 1, 2018 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
11/1/2018 9:27 AM
Are you a new subscriber? I"m sure glad you"re here! Czy jesteś doświadczonym subskrybentem? Please inform the new arrivals of my strange sense of humor. Happy November! It"s been a strange autumn here in the great Northeast Kingdom of New Hampshire. We"ve had many more gray rainy days than bluebird days. The temperatures have been […]...Read More