In the present day’s Home-owner Radio Present Podcast | December 31, 2022

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Today's Homeowner Radio host Danny Lipford and co-host Joe Truini in the recording booth
On this particular New 12 months’s Eve episode, we’re taking part in again a few of our favourite segments from the previous yr. (3 Echoes Content material Studio)


On this particular New 12 months’s Eve episode, we’re taking part in again a few of our favourite segments from the previous yr. We want you a contented new yr and hope you have a look at 2023 as a possibility so that you can get issues completed round your private home. 

Tune in to listen to: 


Finest New Merchandise


Easy Options (Hour 1)

Applying machine oil to a hinge pin
A bead of machine oil will silence a squeaky door hinge. (3 Echoes Content material Studio)

Silence a Squeaky Door Hinge: To repair squeaking door hinges:

  • Take away Hinge Pin: Insert a big nail or nail set within the backside of the hinge and faucet the hinge pin out.
  • Clear Hinge Pin: Wipe any filth, grease, or grime off the hinge pin utilizing a cotton fabric.
  • Take away Rust on Hinge Pin: Sand the hinge pin frivolously with medium (120-grit) sandpaper to take away any rust, and wipe off any sanding mud.
  • Lubricate Hinge Pin: Apply a skinny bead of machine oil to the size of the hinge pin.
  • Set up Hinge Pin: Use a hammer to faucet the hinge pin into the hinge from the highest.
  • Dispense Lubricate: Open and shut the door a number of instances to work the lubricant into the hinge to cease the squeak.

Watch: Find out how to Repair Squeaky Door Hinges

Man cutting crown molding with a miter saw
Slicing crown molding is straightforward while you use our Easy Answer. (DepositPhotos)

Slicing Crown Molding: To make miter cuts in crown molding, flip a panel the wrong way up on the miter noticed desk. This permits the angled again edges to relaxation in opposition to the fence and the desk throughout chopping.

Holding the molding in the best place whilst you make a lower is the troublesome half.

The answer is to scorching glue a chunk of 1-by-2 wooden to the noticed desk so it acts as a cleat to carry the molding within the correct place.

Watch: Find out how to Reduce Crown Molding on a Miter Noticed


Easy Options (Hour 2)

Miter saw mounted on extension ladder
Use an extension ladder to create a short lived miter noticed desk. (3 Echoes Content material Studio)

Moveable Work Desk for a Miter Noticed: Right here methods to improvise a conveyable miter noticed desk:

  1. Arrange two sawhorses.
  2. Connect the miter noticed to a chunk of plywood the width of the ladder.
  3. Construct two assist blocks the peak of the desk on the miter noticed from scrap lumber.
  4. Place the miter noticed and assist blocks on the extension ladder.
  5. A 3rd sawhorse can be utilized for center assist if the ladder is simply too versatile.

Watch: Find out how to Make a Moveable Work Desk for a Miter Noticed

nail apron liner
Use plastic liners in your apron to simply change between nails and screws. (3 Echoes Content material Studio)

Straightforward Nail Apron Liners: Make interchangeable liners to your nail apron or software pouch out of one-quart plastic motor oil bottles.

Reduce off the spout, wipe the bottle clear, fill it with nails or screws, and slip the liner into the apron pouch.

Replenish a number of bottles with numerous varieties and sizes of fasteners, so you may rapidly and simply change them out and in with out having to dump out the apron.

Watch: Find out how to Make Nail Apron Liners from Oil Cans


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