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"Flash floods are the most common hazards for building lots. These floods affect land that may seem safe." Building Lots For Sale - Not All Are Great The building lots for sale you're looking at may seem to be fine, but there could be many hazards that could affect the lot. Here are the most […]

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What To Do If Gas Leak Video Do you know what to do if there's a gas leak? Watch this video and save your life and that of loved ones: If you have natural gas, you'll need a wrench to turn off the gas at the gas meter. You should keep an inexpensive pipe wrench […]

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Concrete in a Bag Question #1: Hello Tim. This summer I’ve got a few outdoor projects that involve pouring small amounts of concrete. I looked into having a ready-mix truck do it, but the cost is so expensive. I’ve seen the bags of concrete in stores. Is it any good? Have you used it? Can […]

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Kitchen Exhaust Question #1: Tim, I’m very excited about an upcoming kitchen remodel at my home. I need your advice about my kitchen exhaust fan. I’m getting conflicting information from contractors, the kitchen designer, and my husband. You’re my lifeline. Can you address the best practices for kitchen exhaust fans and any other aspects to […]

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High efficiency furnaces can save money and they help conserve our natural resources. Before you think about junking your good furnace, keep in mind that the high efficiency furnace can cost up to $1,000.00 more than a standard one. Be sure you can reap enough savings to make it worthwhile.

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"The first thing you need to get an accurate price for your new home is a good set of plans and specifications. You need these to be able to get individual cost estimates for the different aspects of your home." A New Home Cost Calculator Works You want to build a new home, but you […]

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How To Install an Anchor in Concrete Block With Epoxy It's easy to install a permanent anchor into concrete block or solid concrete. The trick is to talk to your dentist first. Watch the video above and it should make all the sense in the world.

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3 Way Switch Troubleshooting is Simple - Play Musical Chairs Watch the above video to see how to troubleshoot a 3-way switch that you goofed up. Yes, I know you did. I know you had good intentions, but now you've got the wrong wires on the wrong screws. Using just painters tape, a marker, a […]

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Please take the short survey. You'll benefit and help the world by doing this. Thanks! Tim Carter - Founder / www.AsktheBuilder.com P.S. After taking the survey, WATCH the video below to see one way to fix your gas can if you're unhappy.   Loading...

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