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Tim Carter walks you through the pros and cons of three different log splitting methods: a manual log splitter, a gas powered hydraulic log splitter and a wood splitting maul. Each of these log splitters have pros and cons. Select the right log splitter for your project.

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Tim Carter demonstrates a few easy ways to keep the base of your house from getting structural cracks. Foundation cracks can occur during extremely dry weather. The soil dries up and pulls away from your foundation. Keep your foundation watered to help avoid house settlement.

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Tim Carter shows off some features of the new fiberglass flower boxes. These window boxes make great gifts for that special someone. Window flower boxes are a great way to decorate your home.

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Tim Carter shows many ways to keep your septic tank in good working condition by keeping certain products away from it. There is a special garbage disposer designed just for septic systems. Following these tips will help with your septic system care.

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Tim Carter, of AsktheBuilder.com, shows the different kinds of deicing salts that can be used on your driveway. There are rock salt alternatives that are safer to use. Discover what is replacing road salt.

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A pressure washer is a fantastic tool, but if used incorrectly can cause many problems. Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates the basics about pressure washers and power washers so you get excellent results without hurting your property or yourself.

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Tim Carter demonstrates how to use recycled cobblestones. Cobblestone can be used to edge gardens, driveways and walkways. These paving stones make a great border. Tim shows a method for installing paving stones.

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