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Leaking Patio Enclosure Roof Podcast: Tim Carter talks with Jan in IL about her patio enclosure that's got a few leaks in the roof. Jan doesn't want to try to fix it herself so Tim explains a few options. Below the video is the product Tim recommends Jan try first. CLICK or TAP HERE to […]

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Lot Drainage Solutions - Some are Tough To Do Do you have lot drainage problems as Arlen does? When it rains hard water can flow into his garage in the photo above. Here's a lot near my home that requires at least two lot drainage solutions: What Causes Lot Drainage Problems? Flat ground is the […]

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QUESTION #1: Tim, it’s time for you to reach into your magic tool bag. I need to replace a cracked-off section of my concrete driveway. My primary concern is I want the color and texture of the new patch to match as closely as possible to the existing driveway. It doesn’t need to be perfect, […]

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CLICK and WATCH the video above! Roofing Bid Sheet - Be Prepared for Dishonest Roofers! A roofing bid sheet is a document that allows you to discover a professional roofer. I created one 25 years ago that many still use each day! My customers love them. CLICK or TAP HERE to order and download it […]

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Deck-Building No-No QUESTION #1: Tim, I need your help. I contracted with a large home center to have a deck built. I came home from work and saw that the carpenters had toenailed an outer joist to the side of my home. Many of the nails are close to the edge and I can already […]

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DEAR TIM: I want to build a retaining wall that’s going to look great for years. At my last house, I had a short retaining wall around a patio that started to lean out towards the lawn. The little wall was but 10 inches tall for goodness sake with no soil pressure against it. Why […]

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Prevent Cut Electric & Cable Lines QUESTION #1: Tim, what are your thoughts on burying electric and cable-TV lines? I can buy approved cable and wire that’s rated for direct burial saving the cost of installing it in conduit. What’s been your experience with underground utilities like this? What would you do and why? Glenn […]

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DEAR TIM: My house is now twenty-five years old. It’s covered with vinyl siding. Every summer I have mold and mildew that develop on the north side of my house. Every few years I remove it. Is there some coating I can apply to the siding to stop the mold and mildew from reappearing? It’s […]

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