Homefront Radio Show for October 22, 2011

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Here are some of the highlights from the October 22, 2011, Homefront with Danny Lipford radio show.

Weekly Topic

Minor plumbing repairs – the common sense approach with tips to think about before tackling simple plumbing problems that don’t require a professional.

Pinnacle 24” T-Square from Woodcraft
Pinnacle T-Square from Woodcraft

Great Giveaway of the Week

This week some lucky listener will win the Pinnacle 24” T-Square from Woodcraft.

To be eligible for this week’s Great Giveaway, call the Homefront Hotline at 800-946-4420 or go to Ask Questions on our website and ask your home improvement question.

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

  • Using heat tape to prevent ice dams in winter.
  • How thick to pour floor leveling compound on subfloor. (see answer)
  • Adding raw eggs to deck sealer.
  • Installing water softener on a single sink or dishwasher.
  • How to level an uneven floor before installing laminate flooring.
  • Which way to face the fins on attic soffit vents. (see answer)
  • Problem with circuit breaker tripping.
  • How to paint a concrete slab.
  • Resurfacing a concrete patio slab that is rough on feet.
  • How to fill gaps on the sides of a garage door.
  • Problem with polyurethane finish cracking. (see answer)
  • How to extend the overhang on a solid surface countertop.


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