Home Improvement with Jon Eakes
December 13, 201412/13/14
Topics: New heating system cycling too much; Buying small electrical drills; Getting better water flow to the tub; PL Premium adhesive application; Rattling sheet metal noise in furnice ducts just at night; Re-insulating a 1946 home; Cleaning brick;...
December 6, 2014
Humidex basement exhaust and conflict with hot water tank fresh air supply; Insulating a stair well, which insulation; Sealing off an un-used chimney; Squeeking floors; Thermal Bridging; Insulating a cold wall, inside or outside; BP shingle failures;...
November 29, 2014
Topics: Which is worse for the health -- a cell phone or a smart meter?; Painting over marks on concrete; Insulating a basement correctly; Repairing a crack in basement wall and landscaping against water; Balcony structure; Shingle layout not covering...
November 23, 2014
Topics: Ice grips for shoes and boots; Thermal Bridging causing Ghosting on the wall; Ventilation in bathroom and cleaning mould; Should I heat the garage; Change out hot water tank at 10 years; Dual energy 2009 controls not working -- Tri-Energy...
November 15, 2014
Topics: Condensation on new windows; Caulking the floor behind a baseboard heater; Problems with the controls of the dual energy system; Where to find my Drywall Videos; Removing stucco from a wall; Condensation on outside window glass; Switch on a...
November 8, 2014
Topics: Fixing uninsulated edge of floor; Hydro line attachment to house problems; Stucco sealed to windows rotting the wood; Replacing an oil furnace; Repairing dmaged floating floor when style no longer exists; Repairing collapsable Levolor window...
October 25, 2014
Topics: Hot water tank and relief valves; Roof leak - Ice dams; Changing the brick on the house; New windows and renovation subsidies for EnergyStar rated windows; Chimney liners and WETT; Removing caulking; Aluminum siding flashing around a window...
October 18, 2104
Topics: Clothes dryer vents cross drafting, the butterfly damper; MicroBan BioFresh could be health problems; Commercial doors and cold air drafts, building wind blocks; Toilet running by itself; Cutting a drain in the garage floor to sand below;...
October 11, 2014
Topics: Is Low E glass good on the south side of the house; Condensation on window frames; Capping pillars and fixing rot on outdoor pillars; Where to place CO detectors; Air conditioning problems with unit in attic; Mystery underground water flow;...
October 4, 2014
Topics: Asphalt driveway crack filler; Mystery sink flows when running the tub; Fiberglass shower floor staining; Fog in thermal pane windows; Sink faucet creating a noise throughout the house; Low pressure causing shower shock; BP shingle warranty...
September 27, 2014
Topics: Insulating a back kitchen; Changing heating system; Inspecting shingles; Water pressure low; LED pot lights; Applying stains weather; Hydronic or electric baseboards; 2 or 3 elements in a hot water tank; Fog in thermal pane window; 220 year...
September 20, 2014
Topics: Removing cigarate burns on a hardwood floor; Asphalt Shingle warranty class action update; Night set-back problems with Dual Energy -- solutions with Tri-Energy; Electrical heating cables to stop driveway drain freezing; Stain glass and...
September 13, 2014
Topics: Removing moss from asphalt shingles; How much insulation should be put in the floor of a sunroom; Electric heater not working in a dual energy system -- check the controls; Degreasing drains; Water in the basement corner -- landscaping;...
September 6, 2014
Topics: Insulating a stairwell in a duplex; New roof shingle class action suit; Replace roof with asphalt/gravel or elastomeric membraine; Using Renewal to refinished warn hardwood floors; Radiant floor heating; More on shingles failing at 10 years;...
August 30, 2014
Topics: "Renew" product for floor finishing; Hiring a contractor -- get it in writing; Real hardwood floors in a basement; Plubing vibrations; Cleaning a hot water tank; Closing a condo for the winter; Insulating a crawl space; Basement water from...
August 23, 2014
Topics: Adding attic insulation - Cellulous; Basement humidity, condensation and ventilation; Light pipe installation; Monkey Hook for hanging pictures; Painting outdoor wood in October; Garage door resurfacing; Kitchen faucet leaks at spout base;...
August 9, 2014
Topics: Rebuilding brick columns - Brick Fix; Remove plastic strip on asphalt shingles? NO -- correction from last week; Getting mould off a deck to paint; Polyester or thermal plastic for bathroom cupboard; Changing heat from oil to electricity;...
August 2, 2014
Topic: Eaves troughs too small; Slab slopped towards House -- Toping to change the slope - Slab Jacking to raise the slope; Painting outdoor metal; How to reshingle a roof and contraty to what I said on the radio - you DO NOT need to remove that...
July 26, 2014
Topics: Installing a telephone shower head; How to stop air drafts through a sliding window pane in a door; Filling holes in decks; Thermal windows fogging; Efflorescence on a basement floor; Hiring a contractor; New window or tile the walls first;...
July 19, 2014
Topics: Rust-Oleum Restore 10X for Decks - new rules for a very thick coating: Removing Efflorescence from brick; Repainting a metal roof; Super Adherent primers for glossy surfaces; Repairing a down slopped driveway, or fill it in; Cottage over a...
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