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How To Get the Best Contractor How to Use a Spade Bit Video A spade bit is an affordable drill accessory you'll come to love. These paddle bits, their old name from years ago, can devour wood in seconds. Screw Tips and Teeth I've used spade bits for decades. The old one just had a […]

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How to Use a Drill Driver Video A cordless drill driver is a magnificent tool that will save you time. This two-in-one power tool will also prevent lots of frustration. Drill Driver Saves Your Wrist My drill driver does a great job of preventing fatigue. Decades ago you had to turn screws by hand or […]

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Fraudulent Consumers Are In Every City and Town Fraudulent consumers and homeowners take advantage of businesses each and every day. They target builders and remodelers because the average building or remodeling job can run in the thousands and tens of thousands of dollars. The swindling homeowners can keep tons of money in their accounts and […]

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Install Anchor in Concrete With Epoxy and Magic When you install anchor (s) in concrete or concrete block, you want it to stay put. The best method in my opinion is to create a wedge-shaped hole in the concrete using a hammer drill. The hole will be wider deep in the concrete than the smaller […]

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Garage Roof Repair - Can Be Simple I took a much-needed break and traveled to Down East Maine a few weeks ago never dreaming I'd be thinking about a garage roof repair price!  My wife, oldest daughter, my son-in-law and I saw brilliant fall color in the trees at Mount Desert Island. A neglected detached […]

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It's so very easy to stain patio pavers or Mexican tile using a liquid translucent stain. Stain Patio Pavers Advice From Heaven The advice you get from some experts is not always the best. Many people seem to think that painters tape should be used. Painters tape can stop some paint and stain from going […]

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I installed the Nutone Knock wireless doorbell a few days ago. So far so good, but it was a stroke of luck that it actually brought it to life on my new Moto G5 Plus smartphone! I want to preface this entire review letting you know I LOVE the Knock, even though I was knocking […]

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Surviving the Storm A ferocious Nor’easter lashed central New Hampshire last night where I call home. The howling wind and rain knocked out my electricity before midnight. My cable Internet access was cut as well. It was impossible to get a good night’s sleep. I have a standby generator that powers essential systems in the […]

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Builder Abandons Job TIPS Talk with general manager of local lumberyard Request detailed cost breakdown in bidding process Only pay for satisfactory work and materials stored on job site Plans and specifications must be excellent CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! This column will help prevent the agony caused when a builder […]

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Confused on how to cut crown molding? Should you use a compound miter saw or a sliding compound miter saw? Miter saws are wonderful tools, but a compound miter saw is not mission-critical when it comes time to cut crown molding. Discover the way I cut crown molding without using a compound miter saw.

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