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Before You Hire A Contractor, Do These 10 things

Top 10 things to do and decisions to make before you hire any contractor. aka, Eliminating as much stress as possible

Serious About Home Repair? This New Book Will Give You A Surefire Way To Save Time And Money

These questions and more just like them have puzzled remodelers and DIYers for ages. Author John Knoelk aka “Contractor John”doesn’t believe these questions should stop you from undertaking your project, or completing it in a professional manner.

Panasonic Bathroom Exhaust Fan

When sizing and selecting an exhaust fan you will need to determine the appropriate CFM (cubic feet per minute) of air that it will move. Since all fans are rated by CFM they should all be the same, right? If you think it could only be that easy, you’re wrong.

How To Replace stuck Moen Posi-Temp Shower Cartridge Model #1222

How To Replace stuck Moen Posi-Temp Shower Cartridge Model #1222

How To Repair A Broken Toilet Collar

In this Contractor John DIY video learn how to replace or repair a broken toilet collar. Sometimes it is not easy, but there is always a way.

Protecting Your Home

In 2013 there were in excess of 8.5 million property crimes committed in the U.S. Burglars look for an easy way into a house. Making it difficult will help to deter them from entering.

How To Install a Towel Bar

Learn the proper method to install a wall fixture like a towel bar and which type of anchor to use so it will stay on the wall without becoming loose in this video.

How to Use a Speed Square

There are many uses for this versatile tool. Take a look at this video to discover some of the basic tips and tricks using a speed square…… and b

Extreme Home Attic Bird Nest; How to Stop Them

Pretty incredible isn’t it. The precautions you undertake to keep birds out of your home will also help to keep out squirrels and raccoons out of your home. Well maintained regular type roof and gable vents are generally sufficient to keep animals out of your home. However, after animals have already nested in your home

Leaking Toilet problem and Solution

An uneven floor can be the kiss of death with a toilet. Seems like you have the uneven part handled using the plastic shims to level it, but the toilet is pivoting on the back of the toilet and the front is moving, loosening the wax ring seal.

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