Toilet Trick & Solving a Septic Tank Mystery

Today’s Homeowner Radio

Home improvement expert, TV show host, and a magician? Danny isn’t pulling a rabbit out of a hat but he does have a neat trick up his sleeve for a homeowner wanting to remove a toilet.

Plus, a homeowners septic tank system has been running strong for over 20 years. Now, it’ starting to flood. Why a new code requirement may be causing the tank to clog.

Also, Joe has a simple solution to save you time and energy next time you paint your ceiling.

Listener Questions

Septic Tank Mystery
Charles from Tennessee – “I’m having a problem I’ve never had at my home for 26 years. My septic tank is overflowing thru the cleanout ever time we get a hard rain. I’ve had it pumped out but it fills back up fast when it rains. I have MT field lines replaced with the Infiltrator type 5 years ago. Any suggestions?”

Toilet Removal Magic Trick
Joe from Alabama – “I have several renovation projects in my future, including removing a toilet. What is the best way to tackle this project?”

Tile Underlayment
Peter from Alabama – “Is the cement board still necessary when laying tile with wood subfloor if I am using the Schluter membrane?”

Simple Solutions

Veneer Tape Tip
The quickest, easiest way to conceal the exposed edges of plywood shelves and cabinets is with iron-on veneer tape.

Pendant Light Protector
When painting or scraping a ceiling, it’s not necessary to take down a pendant light or ceiling fan.

Best New Products

Husky 700 Lumens LED Utility Light
Whether you’re working outside late at night, camping or the power goes out in hour home. It’s smart to have a durable, and powerful flashlight. Don’t rely on that light on your phone. A better bet is the 700 Lumens LED Utility Light. This light was built with camping or emergency use in mind.

Products Mentioned in This Broadcast




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