Today’s Homeowner Radio Show for June 13, 2015

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Here are some of the highlights from the June 13, 2015, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford radio show.

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

Ed in IL
I have a man getting ready to install a tile backsplash. It’s a subway tile, but the spacing will leave a ¼” gap at the top. Do you think he should space out the tiles so there is no grout line at the top?

Mary in NH
I have a small master bath that I believe the builder put a whirlpool tub in before the house was finished. Is there a way to get it out without tearing walls down?

Wes in AR
I’ve got a small concrete block house and lately there has been an excessive amount of moisture inside. What is the problem?

Judy in LA
My air conditioner is in the attic space over my hall, I don’t see a place to put bleach or vinegar. I see PVC pipes above my filter, but none that I could pour anything into.

I have an older deck. What can I put on it to make it look good again?

Beth in KY
I’m not sure why, but this year we can’t seem to keep spiders out of the house. They particularly like to build cobwebs in the garage. What can I do to get rid of them and keep them out?

Sally in OH
I have a house with vinyl siding. I also have these huge bugs that hang around the front door and get all over the siding. They look like mosquitoes, but they aren’t. What can I spray around the area that won’t stain the siding?

Vera in MD
What can I put on my brick paver patio to keep it looking nice? It’s about a year old right now.

Cary in TX
I mixed up some bags of fertilizer and actually put a weed & seed with 28-0-3 on my new St. Augustine. Do you think it will kill it?

Martin in WI
I have a light in the over hang of my front steps that has a clear plastic insert. When the light is put on it is very bright and u can see the bulb. Is there a way to paint this clear plastic with a light paint and still get light to see the steps but not the bulb in the fixture?

No Name in FL
I have a flat black roof over the sunroom that keeps the room very hot. Is there anything I can do to stop the heat?

Bill in FL
How do you clean brick and tile on a porch discolored white by the lime in the water from an irrigation system?

Anita in AL
The carpet in my elderly mother’s bedroom is heavily soiled and stained. It desperately needs replacing. I need suggestions on flooring material that can be easily cleaned, stain resistant and appropriate for a master bedroom.

I need to know what to do about a hot water faucet that is leaking in my bathroom. It’s costing money both to heat the water and just the waste of water!

Does a garbage disposal have a re-set button?


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