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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On March 25, 2014, the US Consumer Products Safety Commission issued these two product recalls: Recall Summary Name of Product: Ace Clamp-On LED Work Lights Hazard: The cord bushing inside the light base could fail, allowing the cord wiring to pull out of the base, exposing bare wire and presenting a shock and fire hazard. […]
You've maybe seen a light airplane land on a lake. It was outfitted with pontoons so the plane wouldn't sink. But what about landing a plane on water that just has wheels only - no floats or pontoons? Alton, NH is a unique town that has an FAA-approved hard-surface runway for a few months each […]
This trailer is forty years old. It hit the market in 1974. Maybe you can find a restored one on eBay. I bought a new 1969 VW Beetle as a present for myself on my 17th birthday. I had saved up for a year for it and had to have my mom co-sign a two-year […]
I'm sure you've seen regular trucks on roadways plowing snow. If you're a traveler you've maybe been stuck in an airport concourse looking out the windows as giant plows work on the tarmac, taxiways and runways to get you back home. But I doubt you've ever been up in the mountains watching how railroads keep […]
Tim Carter interviews Colin Jaffe', Behr Senior VP of Professional Sales, on February 12, 2014. The first-ever Behr Paint editors conference had just concluded and I was one of but a small handful of media invited to the event. It was one for the history books to be sure.