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Cast Iron Drain Pipe - Quiet, Durable and Wonderful "At the very least, use cast iron drain pipe for your toilet pipes across ceilings and down walls. This will stop embarrassing noise and add value to your home." Tim Carter | Founder - AsktheBuilder.com Modern cast iron drain pipe is nothing like the cast iron […]

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How To Winder Stairs - They Save Space "Winder stairs were very common in houses built in the early 1900s. It's a shame they're not used in more homes today." Tim Carter - Founder www.AsktheBuilder.com Winder stairs allow you to turn a corner and change the direction of a staircase. The most common turn is 90 […]

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3 Way Switch Troubleshooting is Simple - Play Musical Chairs Watch the above video to see how to troubleshoot a 3-way switch that you goofed up. Yes, I know you did. I know you had good intentions, but now you've got the wrong wires on the wrong screws. Using just painters tape, a marker, a […]

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 Leak Alert Wifi by Zircon Offers You Its Protection How To Be Alerted To Leaks Early The Leak Alert Wifi is a dandy little alarm. Powered by a lithium battery, the device sits and waits for water to leak. When the water contacts the alarm, it sends you an email. The email tells you exactly […]

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 Install Copper Roof Strips An asphalt shingle roof will last for many decades if you install copper roof strips up on the ridge and down any hips. Tim Carter was the first person in the world to discover that copper ions washing off a copper strip prevent asphalt from oxidizing. Oxygen that bonds to […]

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