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Jon on CJAD 800AM in Montreal, Quebec

Now simulcast on CJBK 1290 AM in London, Ontario

Every Saturday morning from 9 to 10, Jon Eakes answers home improvement questions, LIVE from Montreal, on CJAD's "Home Improvement with Jon Eakes" show with Ken Connors. Here you will find details from the shows that you might not have had time to write down, like web links.

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  • September 25, 2021

    Topics: Heat pump replacement – replacing a gas furnace with a more efficient gas furnace, the payback can depend o... Read more
  • September 18, 2021

    Topics: Electrical wiring errors that are dangerous; Repairing and finishing a parquet floor; Low water pressure in... Read more
  • September 11, 2021

    Topcs:  Smart Shopping Montreal , get the book -- Montreal fix it store -- Fix-R-Us; Balcony covering and leaking b... Read more
  • September 4, 2021

    Topics: Techniques for using a pressure washer on a softwood deck; Neighboring 5th story balcony spilling water on ... Read more
  • August 28, 2021

    Topics: Automatic Water shut-off valves – the Quebec solution –; Air conditioning ducts are sw... Read more
  • August 21, 2021

    Topics: Toilets gurgling; Concrete slab in yard covered in moss – zinc pellets; Finding the Re-Mov Silicone caulkin... Read more
  • August 7, 2021

    Topics:  Jon's Homework -- Reducing, not banning, fossil fuels in home heating – a Quebec homeowner’s realistic roa... Read more
  • July 31, 2021

    Topics: Two dryer vents with one exhaust hood should have backflow dampers;  Should the garden hose be always on fo... Read more
  • July 24, 2021

    Walter Assi from Renovco filled in for me this Saturday -- here is the show. Read more
  • July 17, 2021

    Topics: A polished granite slab balcony is too slippery – how to make it non-slip; Creaking ceramic floor after ren... Read more