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It's a glorious bluebird day here in central NH. The sun has been up for about 30 minutes or so. Two days ago, the Winter Solstice happened about ninety minutes before sunrise. It's my favorite day of the year because after that point, there's more daylight each day if you live north of the Equator. […]

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I'm back. I've got a BUNCH of new home improvement tips below, but first you may want to know about a recent trip of mine. First, if you're COLD and your furnace or boiler is not working right, CLICK HERE to get FREE BIDS from heating contractors to discover what in the heck is wrong […]

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This is a quick Friday blast. I'm in California and my body is still on East Coast time. I've been up for nearly an hour and a half and it's just 5:25 am here as I type this. Yesterday, my youngest daughter Kelly and I went on an exciting canopy tour through giant redwood trees […]

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Last week you may remember I was off to Chicago for a quick insertion business trip. I flew there around noon last Thursday and was back at Midway airport the following day around 3:30 pm. I had gone to my favorite big city to visit the True Value Hardware paint factory near Cary, IL. HOLY […]

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This is going to be fairly short. I've got LOTS of new videos, some tool reviews, and a few new columns for you. I'm headed to Chicago tomorrow for a super fast in-and-out business trip. Unfortunately, there's zero time for a meet up. It will be an episode of planes, trains and automobiles for me. […]

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If you live in the USA, I hope you had a grand Thanksgiving Day yesterday. It's my favorite meal of the year and Kathy didn't disappoint. I felt the turkey was especially good this year - more moist and tender than ever before. We wet brine our turkey for about eighteen hours before the bad […]

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Kathy and I wish to thank you for your comforting responses last week with respect to the passing of her father. He's up in Heaven now with Kathy's mom. My guess is he's playing solitaire, or he's busy in his garden. He could also be changing the brakes on St. Peter's Cloud Surfer Mobile or […]

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This is going to be a fast newsletter. I'm sitting in the giant atrium of the Embassy Suites Hotel in Blue Ash, Ohio. In two hours, I'll be at the church where the services will be held for my father-in-law. We had to send him back to Heaven last week and now it's time for […]

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If you're a new subscriber in the past two or three weeks, I need to WARN you. This is by no means a normal AsktheBuilder.com newsletter. If you're a seasoned subscriber, I believe you'll appreciate this issue. A Strange Three Weeks I can't quite put my finger on it, but several non-connected events have caused […]

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Two days from now I'll be in the Big D. Dallas, Texas I'm there as a guest of Honeywell. They want me to look at some of their newest home comfort and technology products. I promise to take great photos and come back with a full report on what I saw. COME TO THE MEET […]

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