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On Friday, September 30, 2016, I had the honor to address about twenty-five or thirty people in room 201 of Braunstein Hall on the University of Cincinnati (UC) campus. There was a mix of UC faculty, graduate students, undergrad students and subscribers to my newsletter. Two of the professors who were at UC when I […]

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Smokey Film on Car Windows TIPS Film comes from plastic off-gassing Will come off with soap and water Streaks mean you did not clean it well Wash twice and rinse well - clean glass in shade not direct sun CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! Vicki Mead, who resides in Jonesboro, Arkansas, […]

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Sound Underlayment Laminate Flooring TIPS Condos and apartments benefit from sound underlayment Cork is a great soundproofing underlayment - SEE LINK BELOW Sound travels through air - block all air connections CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! Sound Control In Condos Anne Sluder, who lives in a condo with noisy neighbors below her […]

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Replace Warped Hardwood Floor TIPS Hardwood floor board can be replaced Extremely hard job - no room for mistakes Professional is best equipped to do this job Furniture repairman can fix other defects without removal of wood CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! Tom P. who lives down south, who has the patience […]

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Metal Pegboard Hooks TIPS Metal pegboard is far superior to old sawdust-and-glue pegboard Hooks never come out of metal pegboard Many colors available to match your flair Countless hooks and accessories available CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I've tried and tried to get traditional wood-fiber pegboard to work. No […]

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How To Build A Cheap Desktop TIPS Use Fir Plywood 24-inch width WATCH video below for tips Coat with water-based urethane CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I need to build two cheap desktops. I'm lucky in that I have small cabinets that the top can rest on. One top […]

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Your job is to CLICK  the five links just below. Once at each page, study the photos you'll see. You can click each of the photos to see a BIGGER one. This will help you later when you take the funny quiz below. Some of the questions in the quiz below require you to look at […]

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via GIPHY This is a video I put up to PROTECT my AsktheBuilder.com newsletter subscribers from credit card fraud. Always check. This is not complete protection as the electronic skimmer can be placed inside the gas pump in less than 40 seconds.

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You can see in the above video how the twins decided to climb up on the dresser to have some fun. The issue is that it could have ended badly with the one twin being suffocated or dying from a crushed skull. Children do die from these accidents, just read about it online from trusted […]

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There was a recent story floating around the Internet that a coal fire may have contributed to the sinking of the HMS Titanic. CLICK HERE to read one of the stories. I'm a master plumber, albeit not a PhD metallurgist, and am here to tell you that if you try to unsolder a fitting from a […]

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On December 9, 2016, just before 11:30 am, my daughter Kelly and I were pulling into the parking lot at the Hearst Castle on the California coast. We were in California for a week of vacation, visiting my older daughter and her husband and going to an epic Christmas open house down in Montrose, California. […]

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