Q&A / 

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 is for my man cave and the other one is for a hobby and craft center for my wife and young kids. I'm looking for durability, afford-ability, ease of construction […]

READ THE ANSWER »

A mom from Miami, FL wrote to me a few days ago about her child, a daughter, that has a fear of loud noises. Read what she sent as I'm sure it will surprise you as much as it did me. "Hi Tim, I read your Terms and Conditions and obviously, agree, otherwise I wouldn't […]

READ THE ANSWER »

DEAR TIM: I know that professionals have expensive thermal imaging devices to look for heating and cooling leaks in homes. I can't afford the hundreds of dollars they cost and wonder if there's a thermal camera that can attach to my smart phone or tablet. Are you aware of any, have you tested them if […]

READ THE ANSWER »

On March 31, 2015 I had to make a trip to the Lowe's store closest to my home. I needed to return two sheets of drywall and pick up more low-dust joint compound for a project at my own home. The Customer Service Return desk is just to the left of the main door of […]

READ THE ANSWER »

Greg is helping his mom sell her house in Corona, CA. But the laundry room sink is rusty and it needs a minor repair before the For Sale sign goes up. Here's the story: "Mom has a laundry room in the house, with a cast iron sink in a¬†cabinet next to the washer. The cast […]

READ THE ANSWER »

Yesterday, everyone in our family received a very, very sad text from my oldest daughter Meghan. She now lives in central California with her amazing husband Brent. Their¬†youngest cat, Hector, went missing over a week ago. Meghan found him yesterday and sent all of us the following text message. She was unable to call us […]

READ THE ANSWER »

DEAR TIM: I've always wanted a wet bar. My husband and I do lots of entertaining and I feel it would be so handy. I'm open to all sorts of ideas since I've only got one chance to get this right the first time. How do you deal with the plumbing issues if you want […]

READ THE ANSWER »

I primarily build and repair houses, but I am a little bit of a shade tree mechanic. My wife's car is a wonderful Volvo XC90 that was made in Sweden in 2004. Do you want to know how to check the transmission fluid level on your XC90? Read on. The other day I noticed a […]

READ THE ANSWER »

SPONSORS /