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Old vs New Construction TIPS Complex question - not easy to answer in limited space Many old materials superior to modern substitutes Workers today not as dedicated to quality Regulations, laws, wage packages put downward pressure on quality CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! Less than two hours ago, I was having […]

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Follow the National Electric Code when dealing with outdoor lighting or residential wiring. Provide surge protection for your home with a lightning arrestor and protect yourself from electrocution with GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) devices.

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Hydraulic cement expands as it dries to fill cracks in concrete foundations. This expanding cement helps waterproof a cracked foundation. The following manufacturers make hydraulic cement.

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Flagpoles can be purchased, or use these ideas for your homemade version. These flag pole tips and facts will help assure that your residential flagpole is installed well and will properly support our American flag, even in strong winds.

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I've had more flashlights than I care to remember. Thirty years ago, I remember the craze swirling around the aluminum Mag flashlights. They were the belleĀ of the ball in the early 1980s as it was introduced in 1979. I owned several and I have to admit, they were a vast improvement over the unreliable flashlights […]

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Perfect wood stains on soft wood are hard to get unless you use a professional secret. The wood stain magic of professional painters has been kept from us for many years. The secrets of getting perfect results when staining any wood are now revealed!

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DIY Acrylic Shower Walls TIPS Many different models and types to choose from Some acrylic showers have thin walls that need lots of work to install Wall studs must be plumb and not bowed Shower base must be level and installed in wet setting compound CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR […]

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Circuit breakers are primarily designed to protect the wiring in your home. They ensure the wires will not overheat which can lead to fires and they also detect short circuits. But if you plug cords into outlets that exceed the voltage the breaker protects, it can spark a fire.

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I'm lucky and get to review new products you might use around your home. Yesterday I had the pleasure to assemble the Gladiator Mobile Workstation. My first impression was one of wonder as I moved the box to open it. It was heavy. Heavy almost always means quality, durability and goodness. What did the folks […]

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