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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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  • June 1, 2019

    Topics: Ventilation for roof shingles; Foam insulation touching furnace flue pipe; Can a tankless water heater work... Read more
  • May 25, 2019

    Topics: Class action suit against BP Shingles -- still active; Covering a strange stain on a wall that won't accept... Read more
  • May 18, 2019

    Topics: Oil furnace died -- go to all electric, maybe not; Flooding from a basement well; Closed soffits and icecyc... Read more
  • May 11, 2019

    Topics: How to seal electrical outlets; My window is leaking - where is the water coming from?; Flat roof Asphalt &... Read more
  • May 4, 2019

    Topics: Most National and Québec building codes are now free!; How to evaluate an air quality test; How to test for... Read more
  • April 27, 2019

    Topics: Flood control overview -- what to do with minor to moderate flooding -- the 3 stages of basement flooding; ... Read more
  • April 20, 2019

    Topics: Sump pump defficient power supply; New low flush toilet in basement not strong enough flow to open the base... Read more
  • April 13, 2019

    Topics: Hot water tank and shark fittinga; Bbrick shed rotting at the bottom; Main drain repair covered in loose fi... Read more
  • April 6, 2019

    Topics: Replacing insulation after a leak in a compact roof; What covering to use in a heated basement floor; What ... Read more
  • March 30, 2019

    Topics: How to size mini-split heat pumps - using contractor contridictions to understand your house's needs; Toile... Read more