Here are some of the highlights from the June 22, 2013, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford radio show.

Rain Bird Gardener’s Drip Kit
Rain Bird Gardener’s Drip Kit

Great Giveaway of the Week

This week some lucky listener will win the 50-piece Rain Bird Gardener’s Drip Kit with everything you need to set up your own drip irrigation system in your yard!

To be eligible for this week’s Great Giveaway, call the Today’s Homeowner Hotline at 800-946-4420 and ask your home improvement question.

You can also enter by submitting your question on our website at Ask Questions.

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

  • Installing a new tile floor over existing tile adhesive residue.
  • How to prevent bleeding through when painting knotty pine paneling.
  • Can you combine asphalt shingle and metal roofing on the same roof.
  • Whether to turn the furnace off when using a bug bomb in a basement.
  • What is the most durable finish to use on a doghouse.
  • Whether to replace the glass or the entire sash on an insulated window.
  • How to remove mold and mildew from vinyl siding.
  • Whether to tile over or remove old flooring containing asbestos.
  • Problem with low water pressure from undersized water line.
  • How to return shine to a dull laminate floor.
  • Problem with termites infesting only one beam in house.
  • How to stain and seal a concrete slab.
  • Whether to make a picnic table out of cedar or white pine.
  • How to make painted textured finish walls smooth.
  • Product used to gel water in toilet bowl before removal.
  • Problem with wallpaper seams showing through paint.
Editorial Contributors
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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