Timothy Dale

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Timothy Dale is a freelance writer, specializing in the home repair and construction niche. He spent his post-secondary years working in the plumbing trade, while completing degrees in English Literature and Psychology, before taking on a Project Management position that ended up lasting 10 years. Mr. Dale has worked in residential plumbing and carpentry over his time as a Project Manager and also spent a year of his career in the commercial and industrial sector. He spends his free time with his daughter, wife, and two Siberian Huskies in the most southern parts of the Great White North, where he enjoys the usual Canadian pursuits: Hockey and driving through snowstorms to get to hockey.

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APRIL 7, 2020 | TUESDAY
Buying a Fixer Upper? Be Ready for These 9 Costs

Beware the common but not always obvious costs of buying a house in less-than-mint condition.

APRIL 2, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Hammer Drills for DIYers and Pros

Most avid DIYers and industry pros know their way around a power drill. A hammer drill, however, is a less familiar specialty tool that—in addition to boring holes and driving screws in w...

MARCH 30, 2020 | MONDAY
5 Things to Know When Making DIY Hand Sanitizer

Amidst the current Coronavirus pandemic, many people throughout the world are taking steps to protect against infectious germs and bacteria. Wide-spread stockpiling and issues with supply...

MARCH 27, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Super Glue for Household Repairs

A handy tube of super glue can quickly turn complicated home repairs into quick fixes—if you have the right product. From the simple solution for a chipped tile to sealing your leaky gard...

MARCH 26, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Safety Glasses for Your DIY Projects

Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer, hobbyist, or professional tradesman, work you do may require you to wear safety glasses as a precaution. Though safety glasses might all look the same t...

MARCH 25, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Backpack Sprayers for Yard Maintenance

Built for comfort and ease of use, the backpack sprayer is becoming a go-to tool for gardeners, landscapers, and pest control professionals—as well as homeowners who simply want to enjoy ...

MARCH 4, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
Solved! What Causes Low Water Pressure—and How to Fix It

Q: I have always had good water pressure throughout my home, but recently I noticed that the water pressure has dropped, and I am concerned that it will only get worse. What causes low wa...