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Tim Carter travels to Mt. Airy, MD to demonstrate to Lynn on a rainy day, how she'll repair her foundation. This is part two of a three-part video series. I'm back up on Lynn's front porch and it's raining. It's just crazy. Tomorrow is May 1st and I think I saw a glacier driving here. […]

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Watch this video to discover the process to fix your crumbling foundation or concrete steps or wall. This is Video One in a Three-Part series. I'm outside here at Lynn's and it's raining. I'm under a little bit of an overhang of the roof here, and it's just that very miserable day. But we're gonna […]

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Brandon Stone, who hails from Moncton in the great maritime province of New Brunswick, Canada, is desperate. Here's why: "I have a concrete wall on my 40-year-old foundation that is  crumbling. I was told it was built with beach sand and the salt is deteriorating the wall. What can I do to stop this? I'm desperate […]

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Joe Rossetti, from Columbus, OH, emailed me with a a dreadful water issue at his home. "We recently moved into a home that has a stucco shed in back built on a concrete slab. It was built at the lowest point in the yard and all the rain run off collects at that corner of the […]

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In May of 2012, I started an extensive outdoor test in real conditions of quite a few name brand deck sealers.  The test was conducted here in central New Hampshire. The sealers were tested on treated lumber and cedar decking. Both are very popular wood species used for outdoor wood decks and structures. Here's the […]

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DEAR TIM: My family is growing and I need to move my home office. I looked up into the attic over my garage that’s built with standard roof trusses. There’s plenty of room to create a room. How do I cut and modify the trusses to create an open space like the attic in the […]

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DEAR TIM: A powerful rain and wind storm damaged the asphalt shingles on my home. My neighbors are telling me I need a new roof. I think it can be repaired. The wind blew off a few shingles here and there. The roof is only three years old, so I don’t feel it’s an age […]

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Libbie, a handy woman hailing from Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada - our northern ally - emailed me with a great message. Read it for yourself: "Tim, Love your videos: I am a pensioner (gal) with limited physical ability ~ BUT ~ consider myself able to do a lot of handy work, the house (1967) […]

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DEAR TIM: I live in a house with a concrete block foundation. I think the outside of the block has a decorative stucco on it because the exterior of the block is not smooth. Some of the exterior is crumbling and I wonder if my foundation is going to fail. Can the damage be repaired? […]

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