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1st Brexit, Now Dexit:  Break free from ongoing deck staining

Britain has voted to become independent of the European Union, displaying that same spirit we inherited from them that led to our own independence. Like the British, we’re just not
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Did your handyman disappear? Maybe he’s just not that into you.

I swear, some weeks I feel like an investigator for the missing persons bureau, handyman division. Homeowners say things about their previous handymen like “I just don’t understand it –
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Don’t let the (storm) door hit you on your way out!

Hey, what’s with that flimsy extra door that’s right in front of your front or rear doors? The one that’s got a screen in it (or was that glass, or
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Are You Living in a Crack House?  Let us mud, mortar, caulk & grout!

Can you never quite relax in your house because it’s always reminding you of what needs to be done? You look up, there’s a crack in the ceiling. You look
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Are You Ready for Your Screen Test?

People talk a lot about protecting the planet, but does it sometimes seem like the planet doesn’t care all that much about protecting us? We need to build houses to
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Turn on the A/C? Don’t touch that dial! Whole House Fan Season opens today

Now that the weather outside is starting to climb above room temperature, you may be tempted to start running your air conditioner and running-up your electric bills with it. We
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Think of us as Plastic Surgeons. For Decks.

While beauty may fade with age, we are not alone – it is a fate we share with our decks. They come into this world made of freshly cut lumber, and
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MIRACLE CURE for guilt associated with not staining deck enough

Many may believe that the 3 greatest salesmen of all time were PT Barnum, Veg-O-Matic’s Ron Popeil, and Donald Trump. But, I’ve got another candidate. It’s the fellow who convinced
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The Long and Winding Trip Hazard That Leads to Your Door

OK, members of our studio audience. Let’s play JEOPARDY. The category is home repairs, and the answer is…”Yes, I need to do something someday before someone gets hurt”. Tick-tick-tick-tick-buzz. Nobody?
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Your handyman weighs-in on the Pope vs. Trump feud

You have to admit, it’s not every week where the headlines feature a difference of opinion between the worldwide head of a church offering eternal life and a businessman boasting
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Door Wars: The Triathlon EVERYONE Can Participate In

If you spent Super Sunday sitting on a couch for hours, consuming large quantities of salted snacks, dip, and adult beverages, while watching Super Athletes compete, you may be feeling an urge
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How to Participate in the Missouri Caulk-Us

Many Missourians are frustrated this election season. Given that our March 15th Presidential caucus is still weeks away, we simply won’t have as much impact on the outcome as our Iowa neighbors
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Did that Downpour and Cold Air Get Into Your House?

Is it just me, or does it feel like someone up there just doesn’t like us, and is putting St. Louis through a test? First there was that massive rain
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Recovering from Post-Traumatic GUEST Disorder

For many, the best Christmas lights are the tail lights of their holiday guests. Sure, you love those people and were thrilled to see them. But let’s be honest; you
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T-Veee’s Mount-ing Over an Open Fire…

Ahh, do you remember the days of families sitting in front of the fireplace for hours, listening to the sounds of crackling wood? Well, THOSE days are sure gone! In
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On the 5th day of FIXmas, my handyman fixed for me…

..5 wax toi-let ringssssss…! 4 falling shelves, 3 French doors, 2 curtain rods, and a door track on a pan-treeeeeeey… Ho, ho, ho, merry FIXmas everybody from Fix St Louis!
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Has Your Sink Pop-Up Stopper Pooped-Out?

Sometimes you’ve got to wonder whether all this new technology is really worth it. Once, if you wanted to fill-up your bathroom sink with water, you’d use a simple rubber
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Feeling all insecure inside about your security lights outside?

It’s getting dark a bit earlier these days, ESPECIALLY now that daylight savings time is over. So now those lights on the sides of your house are even more important. But,
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