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Kitchen Island Sink Plumbing - Do a Loop Vent QUESTION: I need your expert advice. My new kitchen is going to have a large island with my double-bowl sink in it. I don’t know a thing about plumbing, but my dad was a plumber and I remember him saying there’s a special way to install […]

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Pedestal Sinks My childhood home had a pedestal sink. In the wall tile, there were two tiny alcoves, one for a drinking glass and the other for hand soap. There was also a wonderful ceramic toothbrush holder with four holes that protruded from the wall. I don’t recall electric hair dryers, curling irons, or any […]

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 Hot Water Turns Warm Podcast: Tim Carter got an email from Donna about an issue with the hot water at her kitchen sink. Read it: "Hi, Tim, Something is bothering me about my kitchen faucet. When I turn the water to HOT and it's full blast, the water is hot when I fill the […]

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 Adding Attic Insulation Podcast: Tim Carter helps Christine decide what attic insulation is best and ventilation tips while on the phone. The first thing Tim talks about is what insulation retains its insulating properties if it gets wet and then dries out. Tim also discusses turbine vents and how hot roof surfaces get. Look […]

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 Laminate Countertop Repair Kit Podcast: Tim Carter discusses how a laminate countertop repair kit might save you lots of money. There are two types of kits: small ones that repair a scratch, nick, or gouge complete re-coating kits where you apply a tough coating over the entire countertop Links to the two types of […]

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Clean Refrigerator Condenser Coil - Save Big Money on Repairs Clean your refrigerator condenser coil every few months. This coil looks like the radiator in your car and can get clogged with dust. Why Should I Clean the Coil? The refrigerator has to work harder if the coil is clogged with dirt and hair. A […]

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Clean Undermount Sink Caulk - Replacing It Might Be Better You can clean undermount sink caulk using certified organic Stain Solver oxygen bleach, but it's going to take some effort and patience. IMPORTANT NOTE: Do NOT use chlorine bleach for this job if you have a stainless-steel sink! CLICK or TAP HERE to understand why. […]

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Apron Sink Photos - Not For a Beginner DIYr Here are some photos and videos I've created for you to give you an idea of what apron sinks are and how difficult they can be to install. All of them are quite heavy. CLICK or TAP HERE NOW to get FREE QUOTES from local remodeling […]

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DEAR TIM: I’m almost certain I want an apron sink in my new kitchen. You’ve got one last chance to talk me out of it. Have you installed one? Do you own one? What are the pros and cons of an apron sink? Are there special things you have to do to install one? I […]

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