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February 13, 2018 AsktheBuilder Newsletter

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:02:37 +0000

There's lots to cover in this issue: Stain Solver We-Love-You Sale Another You-Can't-Make-This-Stuff-Up Story Hidden Fire Danger in Your Home Much More Let's get started! What Is Stain Solver? I'm investing this time because you may be a new subscriber or you may be a seasoned subscriber that's still a Doubting Thomas. Stain Solver is […]

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Cracked Concrete Carport & Rubbing Door

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:33:43 +0000

Cracked Concrete Carport & Rubbing Door I’m blessed to have you as a reader and furthermore, I’m fortunate to get about 10,000 visitors a day to my AsktheBuilder.com website. Your questions are the fuel that keep this column vibrant and hopefully interesting! If you’ve got a question, then by all means visit the website and […]

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Water On Garage Floor In Winter

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:21:40 +0000

Water on a garage floor in winter can be a hazard. I'm sharing this email exchange as I feel it provides a valuable teaching moment for all of us. Civility is dynamic. Go back one hundred or even two hundred years ago and courtesy, respect, and good manners were ingrained in just about everyone. Let […]

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Repairing Flood Damaged Floor

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:04:06 +0000

Flood Damaged Floor Many things that happen in your life each day usually are connected in some fashion. It’s the same with me and today was a very strange day. I’m convinced that you’ll appreciate the story I’m about to tell and no doubt it’s going to benefit you in one way or the other. […]

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February 6, 2018 AsktheBuilder Newsletter

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:57:45 +0000

Two days ago, I sent out a newsletter that was rife with errors. I'm talking typographic, spelling and who-knows-what! I proofread that newsletter no less than five times over a period of two days as I created it. Suffice it to say I was cringing Sunday morning when I received a copy in my Inbox. […]

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February 4, 2018 AsktheBuilder Newsletter

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 14:44:40 +0000

I was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio - a town that not only has a strong Midwestern culture, but it also possesses a rich stock of grand homes in its older neighborhoods. It wasn't until I approached my mid 30s that I started to fully appreciate how many wonderful things the old houses contained. […]

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Crown Molding Gap Ceiling

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 20:51:49 +0000

Crown Molding Gap at Ceiling - Carpenters Goofed Up Charlie from Easley, SC has a crown molding gap where it meets the ceiling. I have the same issue at my own home. It's important to realize he’s got crown molding in at least one room of his home and in the winter months a gap […]

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Efflorescence Damage Concrete

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 13:23:31 +0000

Efflorescence Damage Concrete - Not Usually a Problem Efflorescence is a white powder created when saltwater evaporates from a masonry surface like concrete. It's a very common problem in cold climates on garage floors. Rarely will it cause a problem inside of your garage. The first thing to remember is cars carry in snow and […]

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Salt Damage to Concrete

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 23:21:35 +0000

Salt Damage to Concrete - Don't Blame the Salt Salt is often blamed for damaging concrete. The top surface of concrete sidewalks, driveways and patios may spall or scale off after you broadcast salt on it to melt snow and ice. The salt is indirectly responsible only because it helps promote more freeze and thaw […]

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2018 L E Johnson Scavenger Hunt Game

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 21:00:01 +0000

Step One: CLICK the following links and STUDY what you see. When you get to the page at the LE Johnson website, be SURE TO CLICK the photo to get it to ENLARGE.   Secret Sun Room Two Doors Share One Pocket - BRILLIANT! BeetleJuice Table - No Kidding! Clutter HideAway With Ventilation! Dogs and […]

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