Ruth Ann, who lives in Lincoln, MA, wrote to me about grab bars. Here's what she had to say: "We are installing safety bars in our tiled bath, tile over rock lath plaster (1927). The installer plans to use wall anchors, not toggles or into studs. He insists this will hold,, been doing it for […]
Tim Carter shares news about a new easy-to-use glue he tried out. PC Universal Glue. It's strong like epoxy, but no messy mixing two parts together. It's as easy to use as the simple white glue you used in grade school. I LOVE the products made by the company that makes this glue. CLICK HERE […]
Tim Carter samples Emily Saldana's first-place award-winning bread. It's the same recipe she used in the Pennsylvania 2015 Farm Show. Tim also munches on her mouth-watering chocolate-chip cookies. You pronounce Emily's name: Sal DON nya not like I did, SalDANa.
Tim Carter describes what Trex RainEscape is. This is not a how-to-install-it video. Go to Trex RainEscape for detailed installation videos. This product protects that area below your deck by channeling water away from that area. LOOK AT PHOTO BELOW to see why snow and ice will not harm it. Click here for Trex RainEscape […]
Tim Carter shows what Trex Protect Joist Tape is and how to install it to keep the nails and decks on your deck so they don't come loose. If you can fog a mirror, you can install this great product. CLICK HERE to purchase the special tape Tim used on his own deck joists.
Tim Carter shares some tips about nailing down a shed floor. It's important to keep the spacing of the nails about 8 inches on center. Carter prefers red chalk because it's more visible. For more DIY Shed building tips and information and to purchase the actual plans for the shed in this video, click the […]
Tim Carter shows of the finished shed floor plywood layout. Each row is staggered 4 feet from the row before. This adds to the overall strength of the floor system. Be sure to provide the spacing between sheets of plywood for expansion and contraction if you're worried about it. In Carter's case, he use treated […]
Tim Carter shows how to layout the first piece of plywood for a DIY shed floor. It's vital that you have the floor joists square and that you chalk a crisp line that's the width of the plywood. The first piece of plywood must be put along the chalk line with the corner of the […]