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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 …

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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.

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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.

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

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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 . . .

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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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Wooden handmade doors add soul to the front of any home.

Outdoor Pots and Planters

Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, offers outdoor gardening advice on how to incorporate pots, planters and hanging baskets.

Light Bulb Quality

Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, discusses the energy efficiency of LED vs incandescent light bulbs and questions why the latter is getting a bad rap.

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