Today’s Homeowner Radio Show for October 11, 2014

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Here are some of the highlights from the October 11, 2014, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford radio show.

Great Giveaway of the Week

This week some lucky listener will win a prize package from Duck Brand Weatherization.

To be eligible for this week’s Great Giveaway, call the Today’s Homeowner Hotline at 800-946-4420, leave your name and phone number and say, “Get the Duck to Do It!” Winner will be picked by random drawing. Prize includes:

  • Roll-On Window Kit
  • Attic Stairway Cover
  • Double Draft Seal
  • Triple Draft Seal
  • Socket Sealers

Plus, since October is National Fire Prevention Month, all the callers this week who are on the radio show will receive the new Worry-Free Smoke Alarm from Kidde featuring a 10-year sealed battery.

Check out How to Protect Your Family from a Fire for 5 steps you can take to help keep your family safe from fires!

Kidde smoke detector

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

  • Stopping a leaky gutter.
  • Keeping a crawlspace dry.
  • Why a central vacuum system helps indoor air quality.
  • Whether to seal a cypress fence with polyurethane.
  • Benefits of using rock wool insulation over fiberglass or cellulose.
  • How to prep walls for painting that have been saturated with hairspray over many years.
  • Sealing a masonry chimney from water leaks during a heavy rain.
  • Suggestions for installing pegboard in a garage.
  • An easy way to figure the amount of concrete needed for a project.
  • Using spray paint to refinish a sink faucet.
  • Advice on the best protective finish for a dining room table.
  • Using a paddle ceiling fan that doesn’t have reverse to circulate air in winter.


    • Hi David,
      Unlike smoke, which rises, carbon monoxide mixes with the air so the detector can be mounted on a wall or ceiling, though the best location would be at the breathing height of those in the room.


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