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JANUARY 21, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Rust Removal

Reviving rusty metal tools or furniture is a great indoor winter project, and there are three ways to remove rust. Listen to BOB VILA ON RUST REMOVAL or read the text below:You can grind ...

JANUARY 17, 2013 | THURSDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Hearing Protection

If you’re exposed to it long enough, any noise level above eighty-five decibels—like what you’d hear on a busy city street or in the school cafeteria—can gradually damage your hearing. Li...

JANUARY 16, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Oven Cleaning

If your oven had a busy holiday season, January is a great time to do some oven cleaning before it makes a smoky mess, or worse, causes a fire. Listen to BOB VILA ON OVEN CLEANING or read...

JANUARY 10, 2013 | THURSDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Barrier-Free Showers

If you’re thinking about a bathroom remodel, there’s no better time or place to think ahead. Something as simple as the right shower design could be what allows you or a loved one to stay...

JANUARY 8, 2013 | TUESDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Space Heaters

If your home has cold, drafty spots, this is the time of year you’ll notice them. Rather than cranking up the heat in the whole house to compensate, however, sometimes it’s more efficient...

JANUARY 7, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Lithium-Ion Batteries

Cordless power tools, and now lithium-ion batteries, have revolutionized the home improvement world. But anyone who’s been held up by a dead battery knows these tools have limitations. He...

JANUARY 6, 2013 | SUNDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Log Splitter

If you heat your house with wood, you know how expensive buying firewood can be. Cutting, splitting, and drying a cord of wood adds so much to its price that if you are lucky enough to ha...

JANUARY 5, 2013 | SATURDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Sink Caulk

To protect your kitchen cabinets from water damage, the rim of your kitchen sink should always be sealed with a good bead of silicone caulk. Since it dries out and cracks over time, you’l...

JANUARY 3, 2013 | THURSDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Bird Feeders

Winter’s a great time to feed the birds, but if that means feeding the squirrels too, they can quickly wear out their welcome. Squirrels can find or make holes in your house and nest ther...

JANUARY 2, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Bob Vila Radio: Tool Tip - Circular Saws

If those holiday gift cards are burning a hole in your pocket, a good circular saw is something you really shouldn't be without. Listen to BOB VILA ON CIRCULAR SAWS or read the text b...