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#122 Weather and the Home


HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio takes on projects related to weather and the home on this episode. She lays out the steps for installing a storm door and shows viewers how to create a coat rack. Guest Joel Kinsch of the North American Technicians For Excellence stops by with advice on how to keep your heating and air conditioning systems up to par. Beverly then has some tips for maintaining a lawn mower.

Product Information

Home Improvement -- --Install Storm Door

  • Drill / driver: Black & Decker www.Black&
  • Awl: Buck Brothers
  • Storm Door: Emco Specialties Inc.
  • Scissors: Fiskars
  • Silicone caulk: GE
  • Tool box cart: Rubbermaid
  • Screwdriver, level, hammer: Stanley 203-225-5111
  • Safety glasses: Uvex
  • Drill bits: Vermont American

Simple Solution #1 -- Adjust Storm Door Closure

  • Storm door: Emco Specialties, Inc.
  • Screwdriver: Stanley 203-225-5111

Create It--Create Coat Rack

  • Drill driver : Black & Decker www.Black&
  • Awl: Buck Brothers
  • Paints: Plaid Enterprises
  • Tape measure, screwdriver, "L"square: Stanley 203-225-5111
  • Safety goggles: Uvex
  • Drill bits: Vermont American

Maintain It-- Lawn Mower & Snow Blower Maintenance

  • Sta-bil gas stabilizer: Gold Eagle Co.
  • Lawnmowers: Lawnboy
  • Putty knife, socket wrench: Stanley 203-225-5111
  • Lawnmowers: Toro
  • Lubricant spray: WD-40 691-275-1400

Simple Solution #2-- Remove Gas with turkey baster

  • Lawnmower: Toro
  • Sta-bil gas stabilizer: Gold Eagle Co.

Compute It -- Weather and the Home

Association of Bay Area Governments

The National Weather Service

The Franklin Institute Science Museum


Joel Kinsch is with the National Association for Technical Excellence, a certifying agency for Heating and Air Conditioning technicians. He is a third generation HVAC engineer. He talks about what a homeowner can do to help keep their heating and air conditioning in good working order.

Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris,

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

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