Here are some of the highlights from the April 20, 2013, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford radio show.

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

  • How to remove blown in attic insulation.
  • Expense involved in replacing a gas water heater with electric.
  • Problem with water coming out of water heater pressure relief valve.
  • Whether to turn off water before replacing washer in outdoor spigot.
  • Problem with bathroom toilet and tub not draining properly.
  • How to catch debris when removing roof shingles and shakes.
  • Problem with basement wall leaking even with tar on outside.
  • How to repair and finish walls after removing paneling.
  • Painting room divider wall two different colors.
  • How to change the color of existing ceramic tile.
  • Whether to paint dull brass kitchen cabinet hinges white.
  • Is thin-set adhesive required between backer board and subfloor.
  • Do radiant heat barriers on top of attic insulation work.
  • Can polymer paver sand be used on a patio that has mortar joints.
  • Problem with keeping black kitchen cabinets clean.
  • Tiling over driveway expansion joints.
  • Putting a kitchen stove and refrigerator next to each other.
  • Problem with fogged insulated glass windows.
  • How to clean grout lines on ceramic tile floors.
  • Removing and replacing a wrought iron railing in a living room.
  • How to soundproof a common wall in a townhouse.
  • Painting over tub and tile paint with regular paint.
  • How to remove an unpleasant odor from a washing machine.
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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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