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Home Repair Tutor

Are you a busy homeowner? Whether it's your job, kids, or other crazy grownup stuff...we get it. You don't have a ton of time.The Home Repair Tutor Show is a home improvement podcast that saves you time and money by teaching you home improvement skills.These no fluff, 10-15 minute podcasts are packed with pure home improvement tips you want. Jeff Patterson shares concepts, skills, and tools he's learned over the last decade. Episodes are around 10 minutes and subscribers get a fresh episode every week.

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054: Control Your Home with Your Smartphone and SmartThings Home Automation

Home automation allows you to control and monitor your home from your smartphone. This is totally awesome. Have you ever left home and forgot to turn off the lights or garage door? Well, now you can turn off lights, close doors, or open doors, monitor moisture and more with sensors that communicate with your phone. SmartThings is one brand of home automation that I recently reviewed on Home Repair Tutor. They were kind enough to send the SmartThings Smarter Home Starter Kit which comes with 6 different Things or devices -Hub -SmartPower Outlet -SmartSense Motion Sensor -SmartSense Open/Closed Sensors x 2 -SmartSense Presence Sensor WIFI, internet, and a smartphone are all you need to use this system. The Hub needs to be hooked up to the WIFI router and plugged into a wall outlet. It’s super easy to setup, seriously, I’m no tech nerd and did it in 5 minutes. The outlet and motion sensor allow you to control lights, fans, and AC units with your phone. But what I like best is the ability to program actions or Uses. You can have these the lights turn on in the morning when you enter the room or the coffee start brewing when you open the door to the kitchen cabinet.  Yep, way cool. Open/Closed sensors can serve as a home security system and the best part is there’s NO MONTHLY FEE.  Sweet. You can check out the SmartThings home automation system on their website http://www.smartthings.com/ It could be a great solution for you home needs. Do you have a DIY question or suggested show topic? Submit it by… Calling me at 800-965-0023 Visiting http://www.homerepairtutor.com/podcast/ and use the SpeakPipe recorder Or signing up to my email newsletter and responding back to me Does your bathroom need help? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor http://bathroomrepairtutor.com/ Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers.  This is a passion project meant to help people with their bathroom problems, hope you like it 

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29 May 2015

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196: Home Automation, Vapor Barriers and Router Question

Are you a techie? I need your help today…what’s the best router for a house that has multiple computers, smartphones, a home automation system, and Nest Thermostat? Send your answer to jeff@homerepairtutor.com This is a question I’d love to answer on the show because I bet other people are having the same problem. Also, today we answer the vapor barrier question that Ryan had. He’s installing cement board and applying RedGard to it. As usual, Custom Building Products got me an answer and we discuss that in today’s show. PLUS: we discuss the best way to use home automation if you’re a busy person. Personally I love SmartThings and the Nest Thermostat. The Nest allows me to adjust the temperature of our home while we’re away. SmartThings allows me to monitor our home from my phone. I get into all the details today. Many thanks to Johns Manville for sponsoring today’s show. Check out their complete line of insulation over at http://www.jm.com/en/ If you liked today’s show please give us a rating and review on iTunes, thank you Remember, we have 196 podcast shows You can listen to all of them for free over on iTunes or Stitcher. If you want me to feature a cool Deal of the Day or project send me a quick email jeff@homerepairtutor.com We record the podcast every day, so I’m up for sharing your great idea To join our Home Repair Tutor Private Facebook Group click over to https://www.facebook.com/groups/hrtcommunity/

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4 Dec 2015

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065: Master Plumber Tips and Craftsman's Mechanic's Set on Sale

Need some plumbing tips from a Master Plumber? Delta Faucets tweeted a nice infographic that could help you save BIG bucks. Here’s the link  http://www.deltafaucet.com/inspiredliving/infographic/10-pointers-master-plumber Some priceless advice!! Craftsman has a great sale right now on their 165 piece Mechanic’s Tool set. It use to be $149 but is currently only $96. You can see the deal for your self on their site http://bit.ly/1Ibjd4R Love me some tool sales :D HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! If you liked today’s show please subscribe in iTunes and write us a review! This is what helps us stand out from all the fluff out there. Ways to Subscribe to Home Repair Tutor Click here to subscribe via iTunes You can also subscribe via Stitcher  STAY IN TOUCH Sign up to the Home Repair Tutor newsletter by texting Homerepair to 33444.  You’ll get advice, tips, and learn about all our tool giveaways via the newsletter.  Don’t miss out. HELP WITH YOUR BATHROOM Are you a new homeowner? Does your bathroom make you feel embarrassed, disgusted, or frustrated? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers. Videos are beginner friendly and come with a printable supply list so you don’t miss anything at the store. 

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15 Jun 2015

Rank #3

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228: One of the Coolest Electrical Inventions EVER!!!

Today’s show shares a cool new invention that can turn any standard outlet into a nightlight or USB charger in under 20 seconds. My tenant Wes told me about these cool inventions. Learn more here https://www.snappower.com/ Have a home improvement question? Join our Home Repair Tutor Private Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/hrtcommunity/ Is YOUR bathroom outdated? Learn what everybody ought to know about bathroom remodeling with our FREE video series http://www.homerepairtutor.com/free-bathroom-video-series or sign up via text message…text BATHROOM to 33444 If you have a home improvement question I’d be happy to answer it on the show. Send your question to me at jeff@homerepairtutor.com

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16 Jan 2016

Rank #4

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056: Rockwell's Sonicrafter Multi-Tool and How to Darken Wood Cabinets without Stripping the Finish

Rockwell’s Sonicrafter F50 is a great multi-tool. The price for this is $150 and you find it here https://www.rockwelltools.com/en-us/ Use this tool sand, scrape, cut and more. I like multi-tools for trimming baseboards, cutting pipes, and sanding tight spots. It accepts all types of blades and boasts a universal fit system. When you buy the F50 it comes a 34-piece kit and bag. But it on Rockwell’s site with free shipping or over on Home Depot The Sonicrafter F30 is only $99, so if you’re on a budget this is a good option. Elisha from Pneumatic Addict did an awesome tutorial on how to darken oak cabinets without stripping the finish. Do you have old oak cabinets that look outdated? If so, this tutorial can make all the difference and help you modernize your bathroom or kitchen cabinets. http://www.pneumaticaddict.com/2014/06/darken-cabinets-without-stripping.html The best part is that you don’t have to waste time stripping the old finish. Follow Elisha’s tutorial for all the details. If you liked today’s show subscribe to it via iTunes  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/home-repair-tutor/id965752980 or Stitcher  http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/home-repair-tutor?refid=stpr Our show is 5 days a week Monday thru Friday. Each show is 8-10 minutes and will make you a better DIYer, or your money back (which is just my way of saying you’ll like the show since it’s FREE). Does your bathroom make you feel embarrassed, disgusted, or frustrated? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor http://bathroomrepairtutor.com/ Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers. You need this course if you’re knee deep in bathroom problems.

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2 Jun 2015

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061: Ridgid's Compound Miter Saw Sale and DIY Pest Control Methods by LifeHacker

f you’re working with wood you likely need a miter saw. These days a lot of companies are making miter saws that are powered by lithium-ion batteries and this creates opportunities to by corded saws for discounts. Ridgid’s 10” sliding compound miter saw is currently on sale at Home Depot for $50 off. The Internet # is 203132245 and the model # is MS255SR This might be a limited deal so go to the Home Depot website to check it out  http://www.homedepot.com Summer months bring out the bugs. Having a great DIY pest control method in place can help a ton. Patrick Allan over on LifeHacker came up with a great infographic to help stop the bug problem in your house before it starts. Check out his tips  http://lifehacker.com/keep-your-home-bug-free-with-these-diy-pest-control-met-1631181023 You’ll love this!!! Here’s the Quick Tip: don’t use green board in showers or tubs. Instead, use cement board like DuRock or Wonder Board and waterproof it. You can also use Schluter Kerdi Board or Wedi Board. This tip will save you from making a critical mistake in your bathroom remodeling project. The last thing you need is to have a beautiful tile job removed because the substrate wasn’t waterproofed.  If you liked today’s show subscribe to it via iTunes  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/home-repair-tutor/id965752980 or Stitcher  http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/home-repair-tutor?refid=stpr Our show is 5 days a week Monday thru Friday. Each show is 8-10 minutes and will make you a better DIYer, or your money back (which is just my way of saying you’ll like the show since it’s FREE). Sign up to the Home Repair Tutor newsletter by texting Homerepair to 33444.  You’ll get advice, tips, and learn about all our tool giveaways via the newsletter.  Don’t miss out. Does your bathroom make you feel embarrassed, disgusted, or frustrated? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor http://bathroomrepairtutor.com/ Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers. You need this course if you’re knee deep in bathroom problems.

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9 Jun 2015

Rank #6

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042: Prolonging Hot Water Tanks and Saving Money on Tools

Do you know how elongate the life span of a hot water tank? Check on the anode rod. What the heck is an anode rod? It’s inside your hot water tank and is sacrificed instead of the tank itself. Once the anode is shot that’s when the water starts to eat the tank. Rheem recommends inspecting the anode once a year and has specific instructions on how to know when it needs to be replaced. Here are the resources I mention  http://www.wh2only.com/assets/pdf/Rheem_Training_Manual.pdf http://www.rheem.com/docs/FetchDocument.aspx?ID=aedbbc95-9a6b-4780-aa23-b0ed9abe41cd Many thanks to Steve who forwarded these links. Today’s Quick Tip is about saving money on Amazon when buying power tools. Stuart over on Toolguyd.com shared the latest tool savings deal that’s available http://toolguyd.com/bosch-cordless-amazon-discount-052015/ Any day you can save money on power tools is a good day. Do you have a DIY question? Submit it by… Calling me at 800-965-0023 Visiting http://www.homerepairtutor.com/podcast/ and use the SpeakPipe recorder Or signing up to my email newsletter and responding back to me Does your bathroom need help? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor http://bathroomrepairtutor.com/ Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers.  This is a passion project meant to help people with their bathroom problems, hope you like it 

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13 May 2015

Rank #7

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232: Three Tiling Mistakes to Avoid...I Saw Them Yesterday

What three tiling mistakes should you avoid…I’ll share them with you today. I spotted them yesterday while, ahem, using the bathroom in my local Panera. AND: tell you about the mixing valve that I love. Have a home improvement question? Join our Home Repair Tutor Private Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/hrtcommunity/ Is YOUR bathroom outdated? Learn what everybody ought to know about bathroom remodeling with our FREE video series http://www.homerepairtutor.com/free-bathroom-video-series or sign up via text message…text BATHROOM to 33444 If you have a home improvement question I’d be happy to answer it on the show. Send your question to me at jeff@homerepairtutor.com

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21 Jan 2016

Rank #8

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233: How Can You Fix Low Water Pressure

How can you fix low water pressure in your house…and why might this be happening? Today we discuss 4 different solutions you have when dealing with low water pressure, it’s good stuff. PLUS: Ridgid has a cordless random orbital sander…should you buy it? We give you the scoop. Have a home improvement question? Join our Home Repair Tutor Private Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/hrtcommunity/ Is YOUR bathroom outdated? Learn what everybody ought to know about bathroom remodeling with our FREE video series http://www.homerepairtutor.com/free-bathroom-video-series or sign up via text message…text BATHROOM to 33444 If you have a home improvement question I’d be happy to answer it on the show. Send your question to me at jeff@homerepairtutor.com

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22 Jan 2016

Rank #9

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049: How to Fix Copper Pinhole Leaks and Baseboard Molding Tips

Learning how to fix copper pinhole leaks can save you thousands of dollars. Yep, I’m talking from experience. I’ve experienced 4 different copper pinhole leaks in our home and have learned that it’s good to know about soldering and one little product called Fix-It Stick by Oatey. The Fix-It Stick is an epoxy putty that you can use to temporarily seal copper pinhole leaks. It creates a watertight seal. All you have to do is mix it then shape it around the copper pipe leak. This in turn allows you to permanently fix the pipe by soldering in a new piece or call a plumber.  You can learn how to solder copper pipes by checking out this tutorial  http://www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-solder-copper-pipe/ Definitely have a Fix-It Stick in your tool box!!! You never know when you copper pipes will leak or spring a pinhole. It costs $5-$10 and can be found at home stores or bought on Amazon. Check out my tutorial on how to use it over on Home Repair Tutor http://www.homerepairtutor.com/ Today’s Quick Tip is about baseboard molding. If you want a professional looking DIY job you need to learn how to cope out corners. Typically corners meet at 45 degree angles. Instead of making both corners 45 degrees you should cope one corner and make the other 90 degrees. Yes, this is hard to explain verbally or in written form and that’s why I recommend you watch these videos https://youtu.be/PQsPwY-eoFI by See Jane Drill https://youtu.be/yK1BwyfFIGc by Shane Conlan Both Jane and Shane are great DIY teachers. You’ll love their tutorials. Do you have a DIY question? Submit it by… Calling me at 800-965-0023 Visiting http://www.homerepairtutor.com/podcast/ and use the SpeakPipe recorder Or signing up to my email newsletter and responding back to me Does your bathroom need help? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor http://bathroomrepairtutor.com/ Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers.  This is a passion project meant to help people with their bathroom problems, hope you like it 

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22 May 2015

Rank #10

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044: Cleaning Greasy Kitchen Cabinets and SPAX Screws

Greasy kitchen cabinets are disgusting and hard to clean. What is a good solution for this problem, besides water and vinegar. Sometimes I get my best ideas walking through the automotive department in stores. This is where I found Super Clean. It’s remarkable at removing grease. Check out my tutorial http://www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-clean-a-greasy-kitchen-hood/ It’s easy to use but I do recommend testing it on a small area before using it on the entire surface. Denise also had a question about cleaning her wood floors. Recently I’ve had good luck with Bona products https://www.bona.com/en-US/ But again, I recommend testing any cleaning product. Today’s Quick Tip is about SPAX screws.  I’m constructing a bathroom mockup in my garage and had to build out stud walls. Since I wanted a modular design I decided to use SPAX screws instead of nails. They don’t require pre-drilling, are easy to drive into wood, and countersink perfectly.  Check them out here http://www.spax.us/ Do you have a DIY question? Submit it by… Calling me at 800-965-0023 Visiting http://www.homerepairtutor.com/podcast/ and use the SpeakPipe recorder Or signing up to my email newsletter and responding back to me Does your bathroom need help? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor http://bathroomrepairtutor.com/ Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers.  This is a passion project meant to help people with their bathroom problems, hope you like it 

9mins

15 May 2015

Rank #11

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291: Bathtub Installation (Make it ROCK SOLID)

How can you make your bathtub installation ROCK SOLID? Today’s podcast shares tips on how to install a bathtub and things to avoid. Plus we thank a few HRT Facebook Group members who have gone the extra mile to help out people. Here’s the Bathroom Repair Tutor VIP link is discussed. At the end of the show I also mention the Milwaukee tool symposium and which tool I’m looking forward to using this year. Check out our bathtub installation here http://www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-install-a-bathtub/

17mins

10 Jun 2016

Rank #12

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066: Control Weeds Organically and DeWalt's New Hammer Drill

Wanna learn how to control weeds organically.  Jill Nystul has some fantastic “green” tips that use newspapers. She calls it the newspaper lasagna  http://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/2015/06/control-weeds-organically-with-newspaper-lasagna.html DeWalt is coming out with their new 20V Brushless Hammer Drill this summer. Not only is it super powerful but it comes with a dust extractor built into the tool http://dewaltmediakit.com/power-tools/dewalt-announces-20v-max-xr-brushless-sds-hammer/ Stuart from Tool Guyd got an early look at this hammer drill and had some exciting things to say about it http://toolguyd.com/dewalt-cordless-tools-new-2015/ HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! If you liked today’s show please subscribe in iTunes and write us a review! This is what helps us stand out from all the fluff out there. Ways to Subscribe to Home Repair Tutor Click here to subscribe via iTunes You can also subscribe via Stitcher  STAY IN TOUCH Sign up to the Home Repair Tutor newsletter by texting Homerepair to 33444.  You’ll get advice, tips, and learn about all our tool giveaways via the newsletter.  Don’t miss out. HELP WITH YOUR BATHROOM Are you a new homeowner? Does your bathroom make you feel embarrassed, disgusted, or frustrated? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers. Videos are beginner friendly and come with a printable supply list so you don’t miss anything at the store. 

8mins

16 Jun 2015

Rank #13

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074: Natural Pest Control for Gardens and Ridgid's Power Spin for Clogged Sinks

Looking for natural pest control? Danielle from Weed Em and Reap has a great recipe Her tutorial has been pinned over 86,000 times  http://www.weedemandreap.com/natural-garden-pest-control/ Kitchen sink clogs can be expensive. Last week I used the Ridgid Power Spin to get me out of a jam. You’ll see why it can help you too, best $40 you’ll spend on a plumbing tool for clogs https://www.ridgid.com/us/en/power-spin HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! If you liked today’s show please subscribe in iTunes and write us a review! This is what helps us stand out from all the fluff out there. Ways to Subscribe to Home Repair Tutor Click here to subscribe via iTunes You can also subscribe via Stitcher  STAY IN TOUCH Sign up to the Home Repair Tutor newsletter by texting Homerepair to 33444.  You’ll get advice, tips, and learn about all our tool giveaways via the newsletter.  Don’t miss out. HELP WITH YOUR BATHROOM Are you a new homeowner? Does your bathroom make you feel embarrassed, disgusted, or frustrated? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers. Videos are beginner friendly and come with a printable supply list so you don’t miss anything at the store. 

8mins

26 Jun 2015

Rank #14

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073: Mason Jar Herb Garden and Ryobi's New Phone Inspection Scope

Do you want a stylish way to grow herbs? Camille Styles has a tutorial that shows you how to do this using mason jars. I made a do-it-yourself video tutorial for this project over on Home Repair Tutor. It turned out really cool. http://camillestyles.com/uncategorized/transformed-mason-jar-herb-garden/ Have you ever wondered if you have insulation in your walls? Or maybe if you have pipes in the ceiling? Ryobi has a new tool that can help with this mystery. It uses your smartphone, check it out for yourself http://www.homedepot.com/p/Ryobi-Phone-Works-Inspection-Scope-ES5000/205489754 HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! If you liked today’s show please subscribe in iTunes and write us a review! This is what helps us stand out from all the fluff out there. Ways to Subscribe to Home Repair Tutor Click here to subscribe via iTunes You can also subscribe via Stitcher  STAY IN TOUCH Sign up to the Home Repair Tutor newsletter by texting Homerepair to 33444.  You’ll get advice, tips, and learn about all our tool giveaways via the newsletter.  Don’t miss out. HELP WITH YOUR BATHROOM Are you a new homeowner? Does your bathroom make you feel embarrassed, disgusted, or frustrated? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers. Videos are beginner friendly and come with a printable supply list so you don’t miss anything at the store. 

7mins

25 Jun 2015

Rank #15

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038: Rogue Engineer's X Brace Side Table with Concrete Top

Today is Throwback Thursday where we feature a DIY project someone else has done. My buddy Jamison over on Rogue Engineer has tons of great DIY furniture ideas you can build yourself. He’s an aerospace engineer by day and on his weekends does cool projects, between being a dad and husband. Whew, he’s one busy guy.  Jamison’s X brace side table with concrete top is way cool http://rogueengineer.com/diy-x-brace-side-table-concrete-top-plans/ If you have some basic tools and don’t mind buying the materials you can build this bad boy for about $30. It’s worth checking out if you want to spruce up your patio or deck. Remember, if you have a DIY question you can always ask me by  Calling me at 800-965-0023 Visiting http://www.homerepairtutor.com/podcast/ and use the SpeakPipe recorder Or signing up to my email newsletter and responding back to me Does your bathroom need help? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor http://bathroomrepairtutor.com/ Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers.  This is a passion project meant to help people with their bathroom problems, hope you like it 

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7 May 2015

Rank #16

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105: Taping and Finishing Drywall Corners

Taping and finishing drywall corners is an art. Today’s lesson discusses how to make the corners look awesome with a few different tips. First you’ll have to choose which type of joint compound you want. Pre-mixed and setting-type joint compound are two common options. Pre-mixed mud takes a bit longer to setup.  Setting-type joint compound comes in 20 minute, 45 minute, and 90 minute varieties. This means the mud will setup in about 20, 45, or 90 minutes. The key to getting great drywall corners is to stagger the mudding process. Listen to the podcast for all the tips :D Don’t forget…you can join our free Home Repair Tutor Facebook Group if you’re a do-it-yourselfer https://www.facebook.com/groups/hrtcommunity/ HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! If you liked today’s show please subscribe in iTunes and write us a review! This is what helps us stand out from all the fluff out there. Ways to Subscribe to Home Repair Tutor Click here to subscribe via iTunes You can also subscribe via Stitcher  STAY IN TOUCH Sign up to the Home Repair Tutor newsletter by texting Homerepair to 33444.  You’ll get advice, tips, and learn about all our tool giveaways via the newsletter.  Don’t miss out. ROMODEL YOUR BATHROOM Are you a new homeowner? Does your bathroom make you feel embarrassed, disgusted, or frustrated? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers. Videos are beginner friendly and come with a printable supply list so you don’t miss anything at the store.  Plus there’s a 30 day guarantee…it doesn’t get any better. Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor

10mins

10 Aug 2015

Rank #17

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077: Shower Tiling Tips and Tuscan Leveling System for Grout Lines

Pat Dollar from our Facebook Group shared how she was able to tile her bathroom by getting help from her local tile store. She shared with our Group how the local store went the extra mile to help her cut the tiles, pick tools, and choose the mastic & grout. The point here is to not forgot how much of a resource local tiles stores can be if you’re redoing your kitchen or bathroom. How do you get your tile grout lines to look amazing? Professional tile setters are use the Tuscan Leveling System. They have two different kinds of systems: Strap & Cap and the Tuscan SeamClip. You can check them both out for yourself http://www.tuscanleveling.com/ Don’t forget…you can join our free Home Repair Tutor Facebook Group if you’re a do-it-yourselfer https://www.facebook.com/groups/hrtcommunity/ Our Leviton Self-Testing GFCI giveaway is still happening, here’s the link to that tutorial  http://www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-install-a-gfci-electrical-outlet-like-a-pro/ HELP US SPREAD THE WORD! If you liked today’s show please subscribe in iTunes and write us a review! This is what helps us stand out from all the fluff out there. Ways to Subscribe to Home Repair Tutor Click here to subscribe via iTunes You can also subscribe via Stitcher  STAY IN TOUCH Sign up to the Home Repair Tutor newsletter by texting Homerepair to 33444.  You’ll get advice, tips, and learn about all our tool giveaways via the newsletter.  Don’t miss out. HELP WITH YOUR BATHROOM Are you a new homeowner? Does your bathroom make you feel embarrassed, disgusted, or frustrated? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers. Videos are beginner friendly and come with a printable supply list so you don’t miss anything at the store. 

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1 Jul 2015

Rank #18

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230: New Shower Tiling Methods...Get Compliments Galore!!

Are you ready to tile your shower? Today we discuss new shower tiling methods…they’ll help you get compliments galore. Here’s the link to our complete tutorial http://www.homerepairtutor.com/how-to-tile-a-shower-wall PLUS: Matt posted a question over in our private Facebook group about how to remove a stubborn shower arm. So we give him several tips on how to get it to budge. Have a home improvement question? Join our Home Repair Tutor Private Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/hrtcommunity/ Is YOUR bathroom outdated? Learn what everybody ought to know about bathroom remodeling with our FREE video series http://www.homerepairtutor.com/free-bathroom-video-series or sign up via text message…text BATHROOM to 33444 If you have a home improvement question I’d be happy to answer it on the show. Send your question to me at jeff@homerepairtutor.com

20mins

19 Jan 2016

Rank #19

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048: Nicholas SyWassink and How to Save Money at the Lumber Yard

Today is Throwback Thursday where we feature a DIYer and their project. Nick SyWassink is a friend of mine who has his own website at http://thesawdustmaker.com/ He’s a dad, husband, and guy who enjoys sharing his passion for woodworking. Nick and I have a lot in common, I need to buy him a beer or coffee some time soon. He recently put together a great tutorial on how to buy lumber. Did you know that you could save over 50% by purchasing your wood from the local lumber distributor? I didn’t until I watched Nicholas’s video http://thesawdustmaker.com/2015/04/buying-lumber-a-few-things-to-consider/ He also discusses a few other tips that will come in handy. Thanks Nick for your awesome knowledge on woodworking, this is something we can all do more of with the right tutor. Remember, if you have a DIY question you can always ask me by  Calling me at 800-965-0023 Visiting http://www.homerepairtutor.com/podcast/ and use the SpeakPipe recorder Or signing up to my email newsletter and responding back to me Does your bathroom need help? Check out Bathroom Repair Tutor http://bathroomrepairtutor.com/ Our memberships are limited to 100 people on a monthly basis. You get access to the video tutorial library and our great private Facebook group where you can post questions and get answers.  This is a passion project meant to help people with their bathroom problems, hope you like it 

6mins

21 May 2015

Rank #20