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DIY Ceramic Tile Kitchen Backsplash - Not Too Hard Six months ago my son purchased a new house. He had been looking to move from his apartment for well over a year. The white-hot real estate market made it quite difficult to locate a house in his price range. Each tired and worn-out house we Read More »

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Renovating an Old Building - Think Outside the Box Not a week goes by that I don’t receive an email asking me about what’s involved in renovating an old building. Most who reach out to me realize it can be an expensive endeavor, but the allure of restoring a sound old building to either its Read More »

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The X Files was a fascinating television series. Here's some footage shot in 2015 or possibly 2016 which means it was probably scripted a year before that. Watch it with an open mind. Realize tens of thousands of people are now dying mysteriously, many of them healthy young people. Have you wondered why? Have you Read More »

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Bad New Home Builder - On My Own Street! Over the past five months I’ve watched the dream of a neighbor I’ve yet to meet start to come true on my own street. It started just after the snow melted when two men arrived with a giant machine that wrestles logs and chain saws. Their Read More »

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Can Asphalt Shingles Last 50 Years or More? Heck Yes! A week ago I made a decision to ratchet up my ability to save you as much money as possible in these very challenging financial times. Inflation is raging. In my opinion, it’s going to get worse. Each day I’m receiving more and more emails Read More »

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Low Water Pressure in House - How to Fix it For $5 or Less Christine lives in Sylvania, Ohio. She reads this weekly column and shared the following, “In the newspaper today you said you’re addressing topics that can save homeowners money. In my community many have water pressure issues, myself included.” She then gave Read More »

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Oxalic Acid Cleaner - It's a Great Rust Remover Not a week goes by that you, or another reader or two or three or twenty, might reach out to me with a fantastic question about the column of mine you’re reading. Often you might ask why I failed to dive deeper into the topic. You Read More »

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Help Me Tim - You're My Only Hope Fill out the form below. Share with me in as few words as possible what you need help with. GO TO THIS PAGE AND USE A DIFFERENT FORM if you have HELPFUL PHOTOS to upload that will help me understand your situation. If you want FREE weekly Read More »

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Parts in a Toilet Tank - Just Two and Easy to Replace I’ve been a master plumber since 1981 and I want to share as much of my accumulated knowledge with you as possible in these turbulent financial times. As we move down the timeline, I’m going to try to save you money each and Read More »

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