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As cold weather descends, many homes develop wet windows that are prone to mold. But window condensation is a bigger problem than meets the eye. Read here to learn the real risks and discover a solution.


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 – and they often are!

wood fence finish

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.


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.


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.


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

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Here’s a question I got by email from JT. She writes: Question: “Can I use olive oil to finish a teak table? It’s a used, …

winter condensation build up on windows

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