Dance Floor Remodel Project & Patching Stucco

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Today’s Homeowner Radio

A family wants to surprise their daughter with a surprise dance room. But where do they start? Danny and Joe go over several ways to transform a room into a dance studio.

Plus, Mold can hide in the smallest places. How to tackle mold growing inside a small crawlspace.

And, Joe has another simple solution involving a cupcake baking pan. Listen to hear another way to incorporate this cooking tool into the workshop.

Listener Questions

danny lipford and joe truini

Best Way to Patch a Stucco Wall
Kevin from New Hampshire says, “Hi, I own a bungalow style home that is stucco. I have a couple of places where a patch is required. Do you have any tips?”

Mold Living in a Small Crawlspace
Barbara from California says, “How to remove mold under house with very little crawlspace”

Surprise Room Remodeling Project
Jackie from California says, “My 13-year-old daughter wrote us a proposal to convert our bonus room to a dance room. I would love to surprise her with it, however, I have no clue where to start! Please help!”

Simple Solutions

joe truini

Small-Parts Organizer
A metal cupcake pan provides an easy way to organize all sorts of small parts, such as screws, nuts, bolts, and washers. And you can mount the pan under a workbench on two wooden cleats.

Tip for Drilling Concrete
To make drilling large holes into concrete easier on you and your drill, start with a 1/8- or ¼-in.-dia. bit. Then enlarge the hole with a slightly larger bit, say, 5/16 or 3/8 in. Continue to use progressively larger bits until you’ve drilled the desired size hole.

Best New Products

Cordless 1 Gal. Portable Air Compressor
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