Today’s Homeowner Radio Show for March 21, 2015

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Here are some of the highlights from the March 21, 2015, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford radio show.

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

Sheila in AL
My son brought a dog home from college and it has destroyed a small spot leading out to our pool. It’s on a small slant.

Robert in TN
I have set of teak patio furniture. What to use to protect wood from sun? Used IPE protector but no longer made. Can I use teak oil?

Walter in WI
How do I get rid of a squirrel in my attic?

Penny in VA
I live in a windy area and our mulch is always blowing around. Is there something I can weigh it down with?

Ed in OH
The corner block of my cement block foundation is cracked. How do I fix this?

Susan in CA
We are installing large porcelain tile (16″) in our bedroom. Subflooring is plywood. My husband has gone under the house and determined that our joist spans are HUGE! Not the standard 16″. More like 24 to 30 something which causes the floor to bow when we walk on it. Should we stabilize between the joists before laying/installing the cement backing and doing the tile work? Our concern is getting it all laid down, installed and then having the tiles/mortar crack when we walk across the floor or put our furniture in the room.

Judy in CA
What is the best underlayment for a tile roof? Is it necessary to have a double layer? Can I use GAF deck armor for the first layer and Black Paper #30 LB on top over it and below the tile?

Paula in CA
A subcontractor took measurements for the master bath so we could order the correct amount of tile. We also measured ourselves and in some places there are huge discrepancies. The title is way too expensive to make ordering mistakes and it can’t be returned. How would this happen? Is this a scam to get us to order excess material? Should we hire someone separately to re-measure?


  1. You talked about a spider spray about 2 weeks ago but I can’t remember the name. Wet it???? Supposed to last 12 months.
    Love your show!


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