Today’s Homeowner Radio
Can you tile over existing tile? Yes, you can but there are some issues that can come with this project.
And, a listener in Maine has an unwanted visitor on his porch every summer… Mildew! What he can do to finally kick the fungus to the curb.
Also, we introduce you to our Win Danny and His Crew Winners Martine and Kent.
Plus, ice versus fire. Joe explains how you can use ice cubes to clean up hardened candle wax.
Thomas from California says, “I currently have a ramp that rises about 40-inches and uses 2 each 4×8 plywood.
Over the ramps lifetime, moisture has destroyed its effectiveness. What type of wood is best to use including the nails to secure the wood?”
Buddy from Florida says, “I bought my home 3 years ago and now I want to change the floor. In an effort to save costs since I live on a fixed income, I would like to tile over it with new tile however I am not able to find someone to do it so I have decided to do it myself. Can you offer any advice?”
Joel from Maine says, “I have a wrap around farmers porch. The overhead of the porch is white and has substantial black mildew on it. I wash it each spring with soap and water, but it always comes back. I want to paint it this spring, what steps do I need to follow, to kill the mildew and coat with a mildew resistant (if such a thing exists) paint?”
Win Danny and His Crew
We catch up with the winners of the “Win Danny and His Crew” contest. Hear from the homeowners about what it’s like hosting Danny for a few days. Plus, Danny gives another try at speaking French.
Reuse empty six-pack containers from soda or beer to store spray cans of paint and lubricants.
If a candle drips wax onto a table, floor or other wood surfaces, here’s how to remove it without damaging the surface.
Best New Products
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