Ames Collector Series Leaf RakeHere are some of the highlights from the September 13, 2014, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford radio show.

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If your question is selected and you appear on the radio show, you will receive a new Ames rake!

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

  • Supporting an undermount kitchen sink
  • What to do about narrow stairs
  • Subfloor needed under a tile floor.
  • Whether to replace an 18-year-old hot water heater.
  • How to remove musty odor from basement.
  • House foundation 4″ higher in front than back.
  • How to find out which circuit breaker controls outlets.
  • Using gel-enhanced asphalt sealer
  • Dealing with black mold on the roof
  • Professionally cleaning your dryer vent
  • Using marine, or urethane, caulk
  • Adding brick paver borders to an existing driveway or sidewalk
  • The best weed barrier – black plastic or landscape fabric?
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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