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You might be one of the 100+ new subscribers that have joined the Ask the Builder party! Fun times! This top spot in the newsletter is my digital welcome mat. You, however, might have been here at the party so long you clearly remember me gritching about the wretched black flies here in New Hampshire […]

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Kon'nichiwa! This is how my friend Hiro would greet you assuming this is your first issue of my newsletter. He’s a Japanese amateur radio operator like me, who does Morse code. No matter what the language, welcome! I might also say, GM or GA YL if you’re a woman. Can you figure that out? Morse […]

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You might be my newest subscriber. Welcome! First impressions are often lasting and I’m going to do my best to make sure your first newsletter from me leaves a good one. You, on the other hand, may have been getting my tips and missives for such a long time that you clearly remember the video […]

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Are you a new subscriber? I send these LAST CALL email reminders when a sale is about to end. I GUARANTEE you'll have a question about the BONES inside your home one day. I'm not talking about buried bodies in the basement, mind you. You'll ask a contractor about a beam, or column, or roof […]

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This first paragraph of my newsletter is where I welcome new subscribers. It’s how you’d greet any stranger you’ve just met, right? Thanks for allowing me to send you tips each week starting with today’s newsletter. You, though, might have been here since dragons flapped their wings and melted snow for their masters here in […]

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Sunrise Photo | Water Hammer | Blueberry Stain Removal Greetings! Lately lots of folks like you have been subscribing to my newsletter. This past week over one hundred people have become part of my extended Ask the Builder family. I’m so glad you’re here! But you might be a subscriber who’s been receiving my news […]

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You may not be aware, but my Ask the Builder franchise started with a humble syndicated newspaper column in October of 1993. I still write it each week, and it runs in over 60 USA newspapers. My syndicate editor asked me last week to write a column for you and millions of others about what […]

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WOOT! How nice it is to meet you! You might be my newest subscriber having signed up just an hour ago. I'm happy to meet you! Thanks for your trust. But you might be a platinum-level subscriber. This means you’ve been with me so long you remember when I was gushing about being invited to […]

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Tell the truth. You’re a brand-new subscriber. It’s often said timing is everything. Welcome, for starters! This might be one of the most unique newsletters I’ve ever sent in the twenty-five years it’s been published. Strap yourself in. I NEED YOUR HELP and that of every subscriber who’s reading this. You're about to see some […]

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Just as each year spring brings new life, so too with newsletter subscribers! That’s you! Don’t blush. I know you’re a new subscriber. You get a hearty welcome from me and all my underwater allies. You, however, might be a subscriber who’s seen one previous newsletter or you may have seen over 1,000 - yes, […]

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