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Tohubohu, What is it? - It's a Great Word for Starters! Tohubohu is best described as mass confusion, disarray, or disorder. Much like you see on my small workbench to the left of my desk in the above photo! Excuses are reasons for failure, but I've been so darn busy I've just not had the […]

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Looking for accurate cost information related to hardwood flooring? Perfect, you’re in the right spot. In this guide, you’ll learn: Why you should choose hardwood flooring What the average installation cost is for hardwood flooring What the cost of various hardwood flooring types and styles are How you can save money with hardwood floors and […]

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Septic Tank Pumping - It's Really Important to Protect the Leach Field QUESTION: Howdy, Tim. I discovered on your www.AsktheBuilder.com website that you’ve been a master plumber for forty years. I recently moved from a city house on a city sewer to a rural retirement home that has a septic tank. What can you tell […]

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Painting Wallpaper - If Not Coated, You Must Prime it With Oil Paint QUESTION: Tim, I’ve got decades-old wallpaper in my kitchen I want to paint. It’s in great shape with only two small tears. Can I paint over the wallpaper or must I remove the wallpaper before painting? The paper was applied directly onto […]

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Install Flat Screen TV - Hunt for Solid Wood QUESTION: Tim, She who must be obeyed (SWMBO) has informed me that the two flat-screen TVs in the unopened boxes must be installed in days. One TV will end up in our bedroom on a wall but the other is over a living room fireplace. There’s […]

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Well, hello! Don’t try to hide it, you’re a brand-new subscriber. Welcome! Sit back and relax and be sure to click or tap any of the links below to get the full newsletter experience. But you, yes you. How long have you been a subscriber? A month, a year, or twenty years? It’s possible you […]

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HNY as we say in Morse! You’re a new subscriber. I can feel it in my bones. This top paragraph of each issue is reserved seating for you - it’s where I welcome you to your first issue. But you, yes you, possibly have subscribed for so long that you can remember when I shared […]

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Sunrise Quiz - Unique Places to Watch the Sun Rise Please take this simple one-question quiz. This is one you'll never forget. After you take the below quiz, answer this question: Do you know what is a bumbershoot? Loading… You should read all about Dr. Ken Caster.

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What is a Gewgaw? - What a Wonderful Word! A gewgaw is a flashy thing of little value. You've no doubt got gewgaws in your home. Some you may treasure but other family members or friends think they belong in a dumpster. This just might happen once they clean out your house after you've been […]

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