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DEAR TIM: I’ve got a few perplexing problems at my house and have no idea how to solve them. A friend tried to change 3-way switches for me at the top and bottom of my steps and now they don’t work right. My doorbell all of a sudden stopped working. A friend at work said […]

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DEAR TIM: For a month, it’s been taking longer and longer for the water to drain from my bathroom sink. This morning the murky water is just standing there not budging and defying my commands to exit my world and travel into the hidden plumbing pipes. I tried to pull out the stopper, but it […]

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William Roberts from Orlando, Florida (FL) wrote to me: "I have a three way switched light - like the example in your garden shed video. Both switches work correctly,  but if I touch the light fixture when the light is on, I get shocked. What would be the cause of that?" Well William, that's easy. […]

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My college degree is in geology. When taking Geology 101 years ago, Dr. Bullard made us study different types of erosion. One type of erosion is called "mass wasting". It's used to describe when rocks fall from a mountain making a sloping small pile of rock around the base of the mountain. I could NEVER […]

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If you want to know why I might have been arrested in Las Vegas, it wasn't because of unruly behavior at a casino or night club! Click the photo and read the entire story to understand what I was doing, WHERE I WAS and WHY this might have gotten the attention of the police!

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DEAR TIM: I’m on a very tight budget and remodeling my kitchen by myself. I’m having great difficulty connecting my cabinets together. After numerous attempts, there are gaps in between the face frames and the front faces of the cabinets don’t line up. What am I doing wrong? How can I get professional results? Also, […]

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Tim Carter shows a concrete refinishing product that can be colorized and applied to make driveway tattoos and other gorgeous patterns on your drive, sidewalk or patio.

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DEAR TIM: We have a pocket door to our pantry in our kitchen. We plan to install 10-inch-deep wood shelving perpendicular to the pocket door wall. This means we need to be careful when anchoring the sides of the shelves. I attached a diagram so you can see what I mean. What is the best […]

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