What a Great Day to be a Gardening Nut  0

Posted on March 24th, 2006. About .

Have spent the last week getting my yard in shape. ( I’m in Houston, Texas )

My son-in-law has been doing the shovel end of the job on anything over 10 pounds, but I have been able to do the highlights. Planting lots of color, adding to my herb garden, putting out some really beutiful bird feeders, re-planting a ton of my potted plants.

Great Therapy.

I’m ready for a little heat around here tho. Going to add on to my patio and do a step by step on the site. Should be funny at worst. Watching a 44 year old, chunky grandpa of 2 little ones that has been sitting behind a computer for almost 9 years now, get out and dig post holes and build a deck that doesn’t fall apart.

Thanks to a lot of you who have responded to my Second Chance emails. It’s been inspirational and I haven’t had a “wierd” email yet. – woohoo

God Bless everyone and let’s get geared up for the home improvement season early. GOOD THERAPY for the brain.

HAVE A GREAT DAY!

jimmy

Insulin Shot – (From post below)  0

Posted on March 21st, 2006. About .

No time to talk, but the insulin injection was a non issue.

( After I chickened out twice and my daughter cried when I asked her to do it. )

I got up the guts to do it, and it was painless.

YAYY!

:)

Hope all is spectacularly well with each and everyone of you.

Jimmy

HINTS, TIPS & TRICKS REMODELING TIPSHEET  0

Posted on March 2nd, 2006. About .

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StartRemodeling.com ‘s HINTS, TIPS & TRICKS REMODELING TIPSHEET
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Edited by Jimmy McDonald – jimmy@startremodeling.com – toll free – 888-336-6653

Published by StartRemodeling.com – http://www.StartRemodeling.com

March 02,2006 – Vol. 6, No. 22

Welcome to StartRemodeling ‘s Hints, Tips and Tricks Remodeling TipSheet.

In this issue you will find:

* HELLO FROM YOUR LOCAL HARD WORKING REMODELING GUY.
* HELPFUL DIY TIPS FROM VISITORS.
* MORE ON TOXIC BLACK MOLD.
* TOXIC MOLD PROFESSIONALS – FREE ESTIMATES.
* PRE-SCREENED HOME IMPROVEMENT AND REMODELING CONTRACTORS .

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March 02,2006

Hello,

It’s been a pure pleasure building this site for you over the last 8 years and watching as it grows and helps so many people on a daily basis. Although we still serve our core visitors with answers to their Home Improvement and Remodeling needs, Toxic Black Mold has become a niche that we have filled very well. Make sure you take the time to visit us at http://www.StartRemodeling.com for ALL of your Toxic Mold related questions. We have spent most of the last 3 – 4 years building some superb Educational pages, and we provide a wide variety of Identification, Protection and Solutions content to eliminate Toxic Black Mold from your life.

I hope you enjoy the Tips that we provide and urge you to take advantage of the 1000′s of pages of Home Improvement related content articles throughout the site. We welcome any input that you may have at any time and enjoy listening to your Home Improvement related experiences and any Tips that you may want to share with the thousands of visitors that read this TipSheet and Millions that visit the site.

Send your ideas to Tips@StartRemodeling.com and we’ll do the research to make it happen for you.

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HELPFUL DIY TIPS – AROUND THE HOUSE

**Switch-plate paint record
After painting a room, use the reverse side of a switch plate to record the color of paint you used. This serves as an easy
reference for you or for the next owner when touch-ups become necessary.
Babs Babbitt Grand Rapids, Mich.

** Pillowcase does diaper duty
An easy way to add personality to a nursery and save money at the same time is to use a brightly colored or patterned pillowcase as a mattress-pad cover for a diaper-changing table. A queen- or king-size case fits perfectly in most instances and you won’t need to buy the more expensive plain white mattress covers.
Carole Church Prove, Utah

** Spackle with soap
If you don’t have any spackling compound to fill nail holes before painting and you don’t have time to make a trip to the hardware store, grab a bar of white soap. Just rub the bar over the holes to fill them in. Let the soap harden, and then paint over the holes.
Sue Wiener Spring Hill, Fla.

** Floss fixes glasses
When you lose a screw from your glasses, forget using a safety pin for a quick fix. A much safer and less conspicuous solution can be achieved with dental floss. Loop the floss two or three times through the holes, and tie it tightly in a knot. Your glasses will be temporarily mended, and it will be less obvious that they are in need of repair.
Linda Baker Summerville, S.C.

** Out-of-sight litter box
Do you love your cat but hate her litter box? It can become an unsightly mess in any room. A great way to conceal a litter box is to remove the cupboard doors underneath the sink in a bathroom, hanging a small curtain in their place. Put the litter box under the sink, along with a mat to collect litter from kitty’s paws. Your cat will enjoy her privacy, and you will keep the eyesore out of sight.
Jennifer Kirk Scottsdale, Ariz.

** Credit card protection
Losing your billfold or wallet, or having it stolen, can be a terrible and inconvenient experience. To provide yourself with a simple record of all of your bank and credit cards, photocopy both sides of the cards and keep them in a safe place. Then you will have all of the necessary contact numbers and information in case you have to notify the companies about a loss or theft.
B.A. Spencer Frankfort, Ky.
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TOXIC BLACK MOLD EDUCATION AND SOLUTIONS

** Unfortunately, the Winter season is no help when it comes to mold attacking your home. Mold grows anywhere that dark and dank conditions occur and the cooler temperatures don’t always dry these areas out ( humidity in basements can be a nightmare), allowing the mold to grow and become potentially hazardous to you and your family’s health.

We have some great new articles and services available on the site to give you more information, show you how to eliminate
molds and we cover many other educational issues that could help you in the fight against toxic molds.

TOXIC MOLD 4 DUMMIES – http://www.startremodeling.com/hints_tips5_01.htm

TOXIC MOLD EDUCATION – http://www.startremodeling.com/Mold_Midew_Page.htm

TOXIC MOLD PICTURES – ( Great New Identification and Remediation pics ) –
http://www.startremodeling.com/diy_mldclnup_identification.htm

COMBAT MOLD AND MILDEW – http://www.startremodeling.com/mold_5-22.htm
WHAT ARE MOLD MYCOTOXINS? – http://www.startremodeling.com/mycotoxins_voc.htm

IS DIY TESTING THE RIGHT WAY TO GO ? – http://www.startremodeling.com/about_diykits.htm

ORDER DIY MOLD TEST KITS – http://www.startremodeling.com/order_test_kit.htm
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TAKE THE TOXIC BLACK MOLD ISSUE SERIOUSLY. We sure do. You can’t enjoy the improvements to your home, that you spend hard earned money on, if your home is making you SICK!
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Send us your suggestions for hard to find articles, issues that concern you and any tips that you have to share with thousands of other DIYers out there to Tips@StartRemodeling.com or you can share them with us today in our Remodelers Forum at http://www.startremodeling.com/cgi-bin/_ubbcgi/Ultimate.cgi?action=intro

Thank You All and have a GREAT DAY.

Jimmy McDonald
http://www.StartRemodeling.com
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jimmy@startremodeling.com
888-336-MOLD (6653)

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