Are you a newbie in the past week? Welcome aboard! If you're a subscriber of record in good standing, then you know I love and appreciate you too! The Week of hePEX This past week I started the installation of the special Uponor hePEX radiant heating tubing in my daughter and son-in-law's house up in […]
Lufkin Shockforce Tape - Stunning Innovations The Lufkin Shockforce tape that I tested just a few days ago is by far the best tape measure I've ever used in my life. Three days prior I had been very frustrated at a job site using a standard tape. The highly polished chrome hook kept slipping off […]
Bright Owl LED Night Light With Rechargeable Battery Tim Carter demonstrates the Bright Owl LED night light that contains a rechargeable battery. The night light stays on for 90 minutes should your power go out. CLICK or TAP HERE to Buy or Discover More about the Bright Owl.
Warm Floors DEAR TIM: It’s time to build our retirement home. The house will be in a four-season climate and I insist on it being as comfortable as possible when it’s cold outdoors. I’ve heard about radiant floor heat but always have had forced-air heat. What can you tell me about radiant floor heat? Is […]
New subscriber? Welcome! This issue may have you wondering what you've gotten yourself into, but hang in there for a week or three. Subscriber of record? Get ready for a heaping dose of inspiration. Heat Transfer Plates I spent the entire week up in Bar Harbor, Maine working on my daughter and son-in-law's new home. […]
Are you a new subscriber? Welcome to my crazy world. If you've been observing me from afar for the past month or twenty-plus years, sit back and relax. The Week of Cast Iron I'm up in Bar Harbor, Maine, as I type this early today. The sky is just starting to brighten after the wretched […]
"A cast iron plumbing stack is a thing of beauty, especially if it's the sleek newer no-hub cast iron." Tim Carter - Founder, AsktheBuilder.com Cast Iron Plumbing Stack - Quiet and Strong Cast iron plumbing is still available and it's better than ever. The wall thickness of a cast iron plumbing stack is now consistent […]
"A drill-powered pump is an excellent tool to use to AVOID sucking on a hose to start a gravity-powered siphon setup. Why get all that algae-filled water in your mouth?" Drill Powered Pump - It Will Save You Time and Your Back You may not have been aware of a drill powered pump. They are […]