Here are some of the highlights from the November 3, 2012, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford radio show.

Guests on This Week’s Show

Around the Yard writer Julie Day Jones dropped by to offer advice some November lawn & garden tips and advice.

Weekly Topic

Danny and Allen share some FREE things you can do around your home to help lower winter heating bills.

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

  • Problem with cracks in walls and floors in concrete slab house.
  • Base to use under a shell driveway.
  • Ice dams on roof with overhanging eaves. (see answer)
  • How to paint simulated wood kitchen cabinets.
  • Sealing a concrete driveway. (see answer)
  • Do radiant heat barriers in attics work.
  • How to keep squirrels out of an attic.
  • Problem with woodpeckers making holes in wood siding.
  • How to turn a corner when laying floor tile in a brick pattern.
  • Encapsulating a crawlspace to keep house warmer.
  • How to cut a wood core storm door to length.
  • Fixing a leaking roof and rotten plywood decking.
  • Best grout line width for 12”x12” tile.
  • Keep double pane windows from sweating in winter. (see answer)
  • Problem with cloudy polyurethane finish on wood floor.
  • Sealing a basement floor to eliminate pet odors.
  • How to snake wires in walls and under carpet. (see answer)
  • Whether to cut off the excess on a dishwasher drain line.
  • How to locate floor joists under a subfloor.
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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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