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Most bathroom ceilings get moldy after a while, but fixing this problem involves more than just adding a coat of paint. If you do only …


Check out Steve’s list of mold control product numbers from various suppliers across North America. No need to rely on store clerks to find products they don’t know exist. Just give them the number if they’re baffled!

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Want to keep a lot cooler in summer without relying so much on air conditioning? Check out Steve’s 2-minute video tour of how openable skylights can do this for you.


Watch Steve’s deck construction video tutorial and see how to easily double deck board life by design. It makes a big difference, even with pressure treated and cedar lumber, too.


Watch Steve show how to apply an astonishing smooth urethane finish on interior wood, without using a sprayer.

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A long-time reader is about to waste time and money doing something to her fence that a lot of people are confused about. Read her email and my answer:


Watch Steve explain how to safely and effectively kill mold at your place. There’s nothing complicate about it, you just need to do the right things in the right way.


Watch this 3-minute video to avoid the classic deck building mistake people do when anchoring a deck to brick veneer. it’s not what you think . . .


Let Steve show you what goes into a great new deck or deck finish. You won’t find this information anywhere else on the web.


Let Steve Maxwell show you why your upstairs bedrooms are always so hot in summer – even with air conditioning running full tilt – and what you can do to solve the problem. is powered by the casaGURU Platform.