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#120 The Home Exterior

Description

HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio focuses on the home exterior in this episode. From installing shutters and decorative trim to making beautiful door wreaths for any season, Beverly has lots of ways to take care of the outside of your home. Guest Tim Carter, author of the nationally syndicated column "Ask the Builder," stops by with some great techniques to help end basement water seepage. HandyMa'amŽ also demonstrates how to maintain gutters and down spouts.

Product Information

Home Improvement -- Install Shutters & Decorative Trim

  • Drill / driver: Black & Decker www.Black&Decker.com
  • Awl: Buck Brothers
  • Door surround, window header, shutters: Builder's Edge www.buildersedge.com
  • Workbench, toolcart: Rubbermaid www.rubbermaid.com
  • Tin snips, level: Stanley 203-225-5111
  • Safety glasses: Uvex www.uvex.com
  • Drill bits: Vermont American www.vermontamerican.com
  • Ladder: Werner Ladder www.wernerco.com

Simple Solution #1 -- Wash Window Screens

Create It -- Make a Door Wreath

  • Scissors: Fiskars www.fiskars.com
  • Clear matte spray finish: Krylon www.krylon.com
  • Designer's Choice glue: Loctite www.loctite.com
  • Needlenose pliers: Stanley 203-225-5111

Maintain It -- Maintain Gutters & Down spouts

  • Scissors: Fiskars www.fiskars.com
  • Downspout cover, mesh screen: Frost King Buckets:
  • Leaktite Workbench : Rubbermaid www.rubbermaid.com
  • Work gloves : Wells Lamont www.wellslamont.com

Simple Solution #2 -- Gutter Scoop

  • Utility knife : Olfa www.thompsonregister.com

 

Compute It -- The Home Exterior

Tim Carter, "Ask the Builder"
www.askthebuilder.com

"The Home Improvement Net"
www.homeimprove.com/ext.html

The National Roofing Association
www.nrca.net

Guests

Tim Carter writes the nationally syndicated newspaper column "Ask The Builder." He also hosts a radio program each week on WMOH-AM in Cincinnati, and a weekly television segment on WCPO-TV in Cincinnati. He demonstrates a simple technique for residential flood control, using a french drain, stone and a little ingenuity.

 


Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris, www.paulharris.com

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623



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