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  • Show Notes: Concrete in Cold Weather, Warmup Your Home and Being Charitable without Money (12/7/13)

    What the Carey Bros. are Talking About: Songwriters write songs about being cold, we all complain about being cold, concrete gets cold, but we won’t be deterred by the temperature. Mike Major from Quikrete joined Morris and...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Rebuild Together Kickoff
    Kickoff To Rebuild 2010 in Miami, FL

    Remote Broadcast: Saturday, February 06, 2010 On The House was in Miami for Super Bowl XLIV and for Rebuilding Together’s Kickoff-to-Rebuild event which helped revitalize the historic Coconut Grove community! Click here to go to our Show...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Schlage keyless entry
    Carey Bros Product Demo 2010 NHS

    On The House at the 2010 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas.

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • dishwasher drainage
    A Breath of Fresh Air for Your Dishwasher

    Every time I run the dishwasher I’ve got to stand by the sink with a cup to bail the water out that comes up and drain it into the adjacent sink. If I don’t, the sink and...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Asbestos
    Asbestos

    I live in a 35-year-old house that has forced-air furnace pipes covered with asbestos. There are no breaks in the asbestos, but I wonder if I can cover them (wearing a mask) with duct tape? Beatrice No!...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Quickrete and Concrete
    Fixing a Leaky Concrete Fish Pond

    The place we bought has a concrete fishpond in the back that leaks. It is oval in shape (5 1/2 feet x 6 1/2 feet) with sloped sides and is about 16 inches deep. It was built...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Shingle-Roof
    Dutch Gutters

    Our stucco and frame house was built in the mid-1940s by a contractor for his family. It has Dutch gutters. Since that time a leak on the north side has apparently plagued every owner. The previous owners...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • soundproof wall
    Adding Wallboard

    My Eichler home has wood on the walls, and there is no drywall. I would like to sound-proof some of the walls. Is there drywall that can be used for sound-proofing? Janice ANSWER Drywall is far more...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Pullman Sleeping Cars
    2 in 1 Room Double Usage

    On this day in 1858, George Pullman invented the first railroad sleeping car. It had foldout upper and lower berths that brought comfort and luxury to train travel. Today, you can add a bit of Pullman-style comfort...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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  • CDs for the garden
    A new use for CDs

    Have you been getting lots of CDs for online service in the mail? And, have you been tossing them? Not so fast. Today you’ll learn how CDs can save plants and trees. There is something useful you...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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