When transporting ladders or building materials such as lumber in the trunk of your car, protect the edges of your truck by slipping a piece of 3/4″ foam pipe insulation on both the lid and bottom of your trunk. Secure the trunk with a bungee cord, and attach a red flag to the end of the material for safety.

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Joe Truini

Radio Show Co-Host

Joe Truini is a contractor, author, and the host of “Simple Solutions” on Today’s Homeowner TV and the weekly Today’s Homeowner radio show. He has worked on both large commercial projects and residential remodeling, and has written for national publications such as This Old House and Popular Mechanics. He has also written eight books, including three best-selling shed-building books. Joe lives in Connecticut with his family and enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball in his spare time.

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