Here are some of the highlights from the April 11, 2015, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford radio show.
Questions Answered on This Week’s Show
Jack – MN
We had a concrete patio poured last year with a brush finish but the surface is too rough for us. Would a sealer smooth it out, or what can we do?
Nicholas – LA
What is the best way to install wood floor onto a concrete slab? Do I glue it directly to the slab or glue down plywood then nail the flooring?
Robyn – FL
We have 4×4 tiles in our kitchen and the grout is really deep and hard to clean. Crumbs get trapped down in there. Is there some sort of leveler we can use to bring the grout height up or do we need to re-grout?
Vonn – CA
What are some creative ways to disguise an ugly satellite dish in the front yard?
Teri – CA
How do I remove smoke and soot from a sandstone fireplace?
Loretta – CA
Can I eliminate my soffit vents then place two fans in the east and west gables with one fan pulling air in and the other fan expelling it?
Donna – NY
I have white water marks on antique furniture. How do I get it out?
Robin – VA
I want to know how to repair a drywall crack in my ceiling. This area crack has happened three times since I moved in 2011. Contractors have said it is the house settling the age. The house was built in 1990. It is frustrating because it has happened three times.
Mary – AL
Is there an easy way to replace a broken spring on an attic access fold-down stairway?
Donnell – IL
I recently installed a paver patio, but the sealing sand is loose. I added some mortar to the sand which helped for a short time, but it’s loose again. What can I do to make the sand harden up?
John – AL
We have carpenter bees attacking our fence and deck. How can I get rid of them?
John – CA
There is a hairline crack from one end of my living room ceiling to the other. The house is only 5 years old. Should I be concerned and how do I fix this?