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If you're a new subscriber, on Fridays I try to send out a brief tip or two to help you with a project. Minutes before typing this, Walter, who lives in Wakefield, RI, asked me a question via my Ask Tim page. "I am having carpet replaced on my stairs with oak treads. The carpenter […]

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Happy New Year! I feel 2016 is going to be a banner year. I say this because of a major epiphany I had about my Defective Shingles book over the Christmas break. If things go as I feel they might, this book is going to be the pinnacle of my entire working career. Why is […]

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Did you have a delightful Christmas celebration? We did here at the Carter house. This Christmas was the year of coffee at the Carter house! If you're a newer subscriber, back about two months ago I asked for help locating parts to make a fancy drip coffee maker for my youngest daughter Kelly. She works […]

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Well, we're just a week away from Christmas. Are you ready? If not click to these recent issues of the newsletter for some GREAT last-minute gift ideas that can be brought to your home, or the gift recipient, by Christmas morning! The gift ideas are at the end of each issue. CLICK HERE FIRST CLICK […]

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FAST REMINDER: If you shop at Amazon.com, you can help support this FREE newsletter by using THIS LINK to start your shopping. In years past, I've talked about WX. That's the acronym us Morse code operators use to say 'weather'. Weather and home improvement go hand in hand. Did you know that Morse operators were […]

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I'm starting to get pretty excited for Christmas. It's just two weeks from tomorrow! I've got a bunch of direct links for you just below in case you're looking for some affordable and quirky home improvement gifts for that someone. A couple are great stocking stuffers. It's going to be a Merry Christmas for sure […]

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What's that old saying? Don't let grass grow under your feet. It means don't waste time or dilly dally. I think you can say none is growing under my feet, especially after the Sunday eBlast I sent out to you. Remember the vegan woman who didn't like me telling you about the juicy and delicious […]

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Lots of funny stuff happens when you have a newsletter like this. I wish I could share with you all the email replies I get from some of the subscribers like you. Just a few days ago, I was still in the afterglow of Kathy's scrumptious Thanksgiving cooking. It's my FAVORITE meal of the year. […]

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I've got some exciting stuff to share today. I URGE you to read below about a very very cool website / app you should sign up for - UpThere. I've also got late-breaking news about my DEFECTIVE Roof Shingles. Let's get started. UpThere First and foremost this is a home improvement newsletter. I often share […]

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Christmas is coming! Yippee! It's a magical time here at the Carter house, and I hope so at your home. Now that the train conductor season is over and my roof is complete, I've got time to start selling more of my stuff on eBay. I'm in this giant PURGE mode to sell stuff I […]

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