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Ask The Builder · Front Loader Gasket Mold Animated GIF by Marty Hovey Copyright 1995 Marty Hovey  Front Loader Gasket Mold Podcast Tim Carter received a front loader gasket mold email from Jane who lives in Sydney Nova Scotia, Canada. Here's what Jane wrote: "Tim, I have your Stain Solver which I use a lot.  […]

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 Ask The Builder · Water Leak Electrical Panel Animated GIF by Marty Hovey Copyright 1995 Marty Hovey Water Leak Electrical Panel Podcast: Tim Carter received a water leak electrical panel email from Kathleen in Millersville, MD. Here's what Kathleen wrote: "Tim, Every time it rains there is a slow trickle of water that seeps […]

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Animated GIF by Marty Hovey Copyright 1995 Marty Hovey Water Damage Drywall Repair Podcast: Tim Carter received a water damage drywall repair email from Phil. Phil lives in Australia and is a virtual friend of Tim's. Here's what Phil wrote: "Tim, I’ve got a small area of drywall that is a bit of a disaster. […]

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 Replace Shower Soap Dish Podcast: Tim Carter called Steven to help him figure out how to replace his shower soap dish. Tim was hoping the soap dish had two hidden screws. Look at the photo:   CLICK or TAP HERE to get FREE BIDS from local Handymen who can install your soap dish. Podcast […]

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Sunroom Leak Podcast: Tim Carter called Karen to try to solve her sunroom leak. She lives on the East Coast. Karen has water that leaks under the walls of her sunroom. Here are some photos to help you understand how difficult this problem is to solve: The sunroom leak happened because the floor of the […]

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 Fix Broken Toilet Handle Podcast: Tim Carter helps Debbie fix her broken toilet handle while on the phone. The first step is to identify the manufacturer of the toilet. You need this so you get the right replacement handle. Remove the toilet tank lid and note the tiny plastic nut, in most cases, that's […]

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Fix Old Doorknob Podcast: Tim Carter helps Sharon and her husband fix their front doorknob in their 1890s house in Chicago. Mr. Sharon FIXED it while the podcast was happening. How cool was that? The key to the repair is recognizing how the parts of the doorknob work. If you've never taken apart or installed […]

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 Laminate Countertop Repair Kit Podcast: Tim Carter discusses how a laminate countertop repair kit might save you lots of money. There are two types of kits: small ones that repair a scratch, nick, or gouge complete re-coating kits where you apply a tough coating over the entire countertop Links to the two types of […]

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How to Install Extension Jambs in Vinyl Windows Podcast: Tim Carter answers a question or two from Steven, or Stephen depending on how you spell it, who lives in Florida. Steven cut into an exterior wall and put in two new vinyl windows. The issue is the windows are not as thick as the wall […]

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