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How To Get the Best Contractor The last week of June 2017 I had the most pleasant hotel experience of my life. I was in a moving hotel, the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship, as she carved her way through the deep blue sea from Boston to Bermuda and then back again. My stateroom was 9611 […]

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The last week of June, 2017 I was fortunate enough to be on the Norwegian Dawn. I was invited to go on the cruise by a close friend as a last-minute cancellation had created an empty cabin. I decided to turn it into a work / pleasure experience and write a story about how cruise […]

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Paying Contractors Up Front TIPS Deposits put you at a huge disadvantage Deposits are only required if job has special-order or custom non-returnable materials Professional contractors don't need deposits - see below Watch How-To-Hire-A-Pro video series below CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! A little over a week ago, I devoted part […]

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Drilling steel or metal is a quick way to dull your drill bits if you do it the wrong way. This AsktheBuilder.com video shows you how to drill holes using the correct drill bits and oil to drill through steel and sheet metal. A variable speed drill is the best drill to use.

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Flagpoles can be purchased, or use these ideas for your homemade version. These flag pole tips and facts will help assure that your residential flagpole is installed well and will properly support our American flag, even in strong winds.

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Perfect wood stains on soft wood are hard to get unless you use a professional secret. The wood stain magic of professional painters has been kept from us for many years. The secrets of getting perfect results when staining any wood are now revealed!

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Concrete Laundry Tub TIPS Concrete sinks are fantastic. Do not get rid of one! Valuable!! Contain high amounts of Portland cement and wire mesh reinforcing WATCH concrete epoxy video below Use Stain Solver oxygen bleach to deep clean concrete CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I have a 1938 Cape […]

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Paperless drywall is an interesting product. Unlike regular drywall, there is no paper surface. The drywall is covered in fiberglass. The fiberglass surface is highly water resistant. Paperless drywall helps reduce the spread of mold. It is mold resistant, not mold proof. Other than a slightly different surface feel, you work with it just like regular drywall.

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