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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.

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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:

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Check out Steve’s detailed information on how to avoid the typical grief homeowners face when they choose outdoor wood stain poorly. It’s actually an easy mistake to make unless you understand the challenge.

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Dread setting up your seasonal water system? There is a simple and easy way.

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Food security, great meals and a chance to save money. Root cellars are making a come-back for good reasons.

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Do-it-yourself foam injection kit warms hollow walls like nothing else can.

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Read the good news story of a young family who’s lifelong winter illness went away with the push of one button.

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