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Are you a brand-new subscriber? Thanks for your trust. If you've been here for some time, thanks for staying on board and opening each issue. Memorial Day - My Dad Today, May 27, 2019, we honor all those women and men who gave the ultimate sacrifice while in uniform so we can be free here […]

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Gladiator Mobile Workstation I'm lucky and get to review new products you might use around your home. Yesterday I had the pleasure to assemble the Gladiator Mobile Workstation. My first impression was one of wonder as I moved the box to open it. It was heavy. Heavy almost always means quality, durability and goodness. What […]

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Insulated Concrete Foundation Forms QUESTION #1: Hello, Tim. I was doing research about house foundations and came across interlocking foam forms that stack on top of one another. They assemble much like children’s plastic blocks. Does a concrete foundation poured this way work as well as a traditional poured or cast concrete foundation? What, if […]

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Are you a new subscriber? Greetings and salutations! Are you a seasoned subscriber? You know I love you too! The New House Update Months ago I announced that this newsletter would be focused on the construction of my daughter and son-in-law's new home in Bar Harbor, Maine. I'm not the builder, but I am consulting […]

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No Pest Dryer Vent - Mine Works Well I installed a special dryer vent cover about four years ago. It's a no pest dryer vent. It comes with two flaps, not just one as you find on regular vent covers. The outer flap has tiny magnets that keep the cover closed so it won't annoy […]

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An A-Frame House Decision QUESTION #1: I’d like your honest opinion, Tim. A-frame houses have always appealed to me and I think I want to build one. I’ve done scads of research on these unusual homes and I’m convinced it’s the right decision. I want you to be the devil’s advocate and try to expose […]

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Unique Shed Tips and Tricks QUESTION #1: Hello Tim. I’ve put off building a small garden shed for too many years. After the wretched winter I endured, I deserve something that will lift my spirits. I don’t know where to start, but I do know I want it to be an asset to my property. […]

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