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New subscriber? Thanks for signing up. This issue is very unusual because of what's going on right now. Subscriber of Record? You know every now and then, I issue WARNINGS. Stain Solver SALE - Ends it HOURS! First, and foremost this is a LAST CALL notice for the Labor Day Stain Solver sale. I got […]

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New subscriber? It's pretty casual around here. I hope you don't have any holes in your socks. Subscriber of Record? Don't forget to use coasters for goodness sakes! You know winter's coming when you wake up and for the first time you see vapor rising up off the lake. It was 50 F this morning […]

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New subscriber? Welcome! The beverages and appetizers are in the other room. My good friend Dan will be around soon with a platter of delicious cannoli. There's no need to tip him. Old salt subscriber? Be sure to remind the newbies that we all have to clean up after ourselves. Did you know that the […]

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Retaining Wall Basics Question #1: Tim, I’ve seen quite a few failed retaining walls. Many have bulges or have tipped over. What needs to be done to ensure I only do mine one time? I’ve seen photos of walls hundreds of years old that look like they were built yesterday. What’s the secret? Chuck W., […]

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New subscriber? Welcome and don't be fall for the you-must-wear-the-funny-hat prank that some of the seasoned subscribers may pull on you. Seasoned subscriber? You know better than to mess with the new arrivals! Where did it go? How is it possible that we're at the end of another summer? Did you have a great one? […]

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New subscriber? Welcome to AsktheBuilderland. You can put away your passport now and relax. Current AsktheBuilderland resident? Please share with the new arrivals, when you bump into them, that I'm not crazy. Today's newsletter might be one of those where you scratch your head. I say this because it has some indirect tips that might […]

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Howdy stranger. Are you new around these parts? Welcome! Don't pay any attention to the locals who might tell tall tales about me and some of my exploits outside of the realm of home improvement. 😉 Two days ago, I received the most unusual phone call from Bridgett. She's an interior designer from southern California. […]

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Welcome if you're a new subscriber! Don't let any of the seasoned subscribers tell you to wear the funny hat all day. That's bunkum and balderdash. Do you have issues with odors at your home? Cats are notorious for marking. My own Lady the Dog used to stink up her favorite lounge chair with the […]

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Are you new? Howdy, and get ready to have your brain filled with knowledge! 😉 Been around the block or two with me? You know the drill. Click the links below and be amazed! It's been a strange summer. Somehow August has crept up on me. I've got lots to do in a short amount […]

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New subscriber? I'm glad you're here! Well-read & seasoned subscriber? Interesting issue today! Week in week out, I do my best to help you save time and money. Every now and then, I need a little help. Today is one of those times. I'm hoping you'll step up and give an assist. You'll see just […]

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