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Laundry Room Counter Space Dilemma
7/4/2020 7:20 AM
Laundry Room Countertop Ideas DEAR TIM: I need some help with my laundry room. I’m enlarging it in a remodeling project and know I need more countertop room. I’m really interested in any options you might know of and how to make the most of the space in the laundry room. I’ve got a healthy […] The post Read More
Rustoleum Multicolor Textured Spray Paint
7/3/2020 3:31 PM
Rustoleum Multicolor Textured Spray Paint - It"s Wonderful! I began testing Rustoleum Multi-colored Textured spray paint last year. I selected a brown color that resembled dried dead leaves. It was an amazing product because it dried with a flat finish and had these tiny tiny colored bumps that produced the multi-colored look. What Does It [R...Read More
Newsletter Music Hotel California
7/3/2020 1:06 PM
Hotel California by the Eagles was featured in the July 5, 2020, newsletter. This version was played at the 1998 Eagles induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. CLICK or TAP HERE to read all past newsletters. CLICK or TAP HERE to listen to all the music featured in past […] T...Read More
What is a Velocipede
7/3/2020 12:34 PM
What is a Velocipede? - It"s a Railroad Bicycle! George Sheffield, a Michigan farmer, is credited with inventing a wonderful human-powered machine to inspect railroad tracks. Here"s are a few short videos showing how you pump one to make it go. The post What is a...Read More
Peeling and Flaking Deck Sealers
7/3/2020 11:15 AM
Deck Sealers That Peel & Flake DEAR TIM: I’m so frustrated and at my wits end. Before I clean and seal my outdoor deck, I need your advice. It’s a tremendous amount of work and I’m discovering I need to do it every three years. I scream each spring when I see the expensive sealer […] The post Read More
Jim Aglamesis – Tribute to a Gentle Giant
6/27/2020 6:36 AM
AUTHOR"S NOTE:  This tribute appeared in the June 28, 2020, newsletter. CLICK or TAP HERE to subscribe. If I were a betting man, I’d say you might be a new subscriber and this is your first issue. This is NOT a normal Ask the Builder newsletter but I think you’ll feel fortunate to be […] The post Read More
Newsletter Music Rudy Soundtrack
6/25/2020 2:40 PM
The Rudy movie soundtrack was featured in the June 28, 2020, newsletter. It"s a fantastic collection of happy tunes from decades ago. CLICK or TAP HERE to read all past newsletters. CLICK or TAP HERE to listen to all the music featured in past newsletters. Stain Solver, the best and most powe...Read More
What is Best in Life
6/25/2020 2:10 PM
Listen CLOSELY to what Arnold says starting at 0:17. Now WATCH this clip to make sure you CHOOSE WISELY: The post What is Best in Life appeared first on Ask the Builder....Read More
June 21, 2020 AsktheBuilder Newsletter
6/21/2020 8:45 AM
Are you a new subscriber? Welcome! I reserve this top spot in the newsletter for you because I’m so glad you’ve joined us. You, however, might be an older subscriber. Mind you, I’m not talking about how many trips around the sun you’ve made! That said, tell me if you recall the column I wrote […] The post Read More
Consumer Survey Service
6/20/2020 10:16 AM
Consumer Survey Service - Newsletter Subscribers Uncover New Products Do you need to survey consumers to discover what they like and don"t like about products? I"ve been conducting surveys for years and the results are almost always astonishing. CLICK or TAP HERE to see a recent blockbuster survey about garden hose faucets of all things. […...Read More