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November 7, 2020

Topics : Odour problem solved, floor drain hidden under hot water tank; Replacing an electronic air filter with a 4 inch pleated filter; Insulating the walls of a cold bedroom from the inside; How to control the chimney of a wood stove that is rarely used; Condo balcony French-doors handle broken, no safe exit – what to do while waiting for parts – use a gate latch as a temporary fix; Drawbacks to all electric heating; Draining water where no gravity drain is available – SaniFlow; Can I paint while we have this great weather – yes, but check all the weather limitations, first as a general guide on my site, then read the label on paint cans carefully, there are many variations that could prevent you or allow you to sneak in a last minute paint job; Can I tile over tile – yes, but use thin-set mortar, not organic mastic; Block foundation cracking.

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