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  • Christmas joy with mother and son
    Christmas is Almost Here: Holiday Fix-It Gifts

    The holiday season is a time for giving. And when it comes to gifts for the do-it-yourselfer, there’s no better time in home-improvement-history than the present when it comes to price, power and comfort. Advances in technology...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • Show Notes: RemodelingShow/Deck Expo

    Live from Chicago, the 2015 Remodeling Show/Deck Expo and JLC Live Residential Construction Show, “Peer to Peer”. This is the leading national trade event for the remodeling, deck-building and residential construction industries. This year’s event brought together...

    • Posted October 4, 2015
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  • National Curb Appeal Month!

    Home expert Kathy Ziprik discusses how to get the best bang for your home improvement buck and improve the curb appeal and value of your home. Plus, the Carey Brothers share “9 Things to Fix Around the...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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  • tools
    Closet Rod Fix!

    Got a sagging metal closet rod that no longer runs straight and true? Has the weight of too many clothes bent your closet rod into a “U” shape? Telescoping metal rods are convenient, and they’re easy to...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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  • Christmas Snowman
    Show Notes: Are You Ready for Christmas?

    The final countdown has begun… 5 days until Christmas, will you be ready? James and Morris are working feverishly to finish all the items on their “To-Do” list. We called in our experts to give us a...

    • Posted December 20, 2014
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  • Hessair
    Air Conditioner Tips

    In 1848, the first air conditioner was build by J.E. Coffee and installed in a Broadway theater in New York City. A year later, on the first hot day of the summer, folks were knocking on his...

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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  • right nail for the job
    Allen screw stuck-quick fix

    Got a small recessed hexagonal screw that’s stuck … on a faucet, towel bar, robe hook or on a piece of machinery? If so, you’ll need an “Allen wrench”, and, if it’s stuck, use this helpful tip....

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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  • protecting clothes from mildew
    Airing Out Vinyl Fumes

    TV’s “Newlywed Game” premiered in 1966, and ever since new couples have been trying to answer tough questions about each other and about things like how to get that vinyl fumes smell out of all their wedding...

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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  • Tile Grouting, Ceramic Tile
    Ceramic Tile Over Vinyl Floors

    Ever since the “Roaring Twenties” ceramic tile floors have been the cat’s pajamas. But if you’ve already got a vinyl floor that’s looking kind of worn and shoddy how are you going to say “twenty-three skidoo”? Tear...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • house door swings open
    Doors I: Doors Stick? Here Are Quick Fixes

    Do you have a door that sticks? It won’t open or close easily? Want to remove and re-hang it? Repair or replace it? In part I of doors, we’ll deal with doors that stick with surefire quick...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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