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Remington Electric Leaf Blowers Recalled by MTD Due to Laceration Hazard Name of Product: Remington electric leaf blowers Hazard: The blower’s impeller can break and strike the operator during use, posing a laceration hazard. Remedy: Replace Consumer Contact: Remington toll-free at (888) 848-6038 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.mtdproducts.com and click on Product Recalls […]

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Troy-Bilt Electric Leaf Blowers Recalled by MTD Due to Laceration Hazard Name of Product: Troy-Bilt electric leaf blowers Hazard: The blower’s impeller can break and strike the operator during use, posing a laceration hazard. Remedy: Replace Consumer Contact: Troy-Bilt toll-free at (888) 848-6038 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online atwww.troybilt.com and click on Recalls under the […]

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Want a head-start on this column's subject? Click to watch this quick video on pocket door components. DEAR TIM: The house I grew up in had magnificent pocket doors that disappeared into the walls. In several rooms, the two doors would slide out and meet one another so the two rooms could be closed off […]

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DEAR TIM: I’ve never had great success filling cracks in stained wood surfaces. I’ve tried different wood fillers and the crack looks the same or worse after the repair. When I use some fillers before I stain the wood, the stain is blotchy around the repair. I’ve just about given up. Is there a magic […]

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On April 1, 2014, I uploaded a prank video here and at my YouTube channel. But here's a fascinating prank video that might cause you to shed a tear or two. Watch it until the end.

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DEAR TIM: I’m not able to do some of the jobs around my house and need to hire a few contractors. I’m terrified of getting taken to the cleaners. Is there a magical way to find a fantastic contractor? What about the online rating websites? Is it a good idea to just go off the […]

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SATCO Products Recalls KolourOne LED Light Bulbs Due to Risk of Injury   WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.   Name of Product: KolourOne Brand Panel Array 2.0 and DUO 2.0 PAR LED Light Bulbs   […]

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