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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JUNE 18, 2021 | FRIDAY
Solved! What is Microban?

Q: Recently, I noticed that many products in the kitchen have the Microban symbol printed on the front or the back label. What is Microban and what is it commonly used for?A: Microban is ...

JUNE 15, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Pros and Cons of Saltwater Pools

Many people have the impression that the water in a saltwater pool will be similar to ocean water, but that isn’t quite how it works. A saltwater pool actually has about 10 times less sal...

JUNE 14, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Whole-House Water Filters for Healthier Water

The use of water treatment systems is common across America, according to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, because well water and city water can contain a range of contaminants ...

JUNE 11, 2021 | FRIDAY
How To: Insulate a Garage

The garage is often used for more than just storing the car, seasonal items, tools, and lawn mower. Many people take advantage of the extra space to create a functional workshop, mudroom,...

JUNE 9, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Dos and Don'ts of Using Peel-and-Stick Tile

When the kitchen, bathroom, or another room like the basement needs a bit of a facelift, but you don’t have the time or money to spend on laying a tile floor or wall, consider using peel-...

MAY 28, 2021 | FRIDAY
9 Things You Should Never Clean with a Pressure Washer

Steer the powerful stream of a quick-cleaning pressure washer away from these 9 things to prevent damage to your home.

MAY 28, 2021 | FRIDAY
Keep the Power Going: 8 Types of Generators All Homeowners Should Know

Generators use fuel sources like gasoline, natural gas, or solar energy to produce electricity, so that you can power a campsite, recharge mobile devices, or run essential appliances at h...

MAY 27, 2021 | THURSDAY
The Best Refrigerator Brands You Can Buy for the Kitchen

Refrigerators are likely used more than any other major appliance in the home, except perhaps for the heating and cooling system. With such frequency of use, it’s important to invest in a...

MAY 27, 2021 | THURSDAY
The Best Tick Sprays for Yard Safety

Ridding your yard of ticks is important because the little parasites spread dangerous diseases like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Once they attach themselves to a host, t...

MAY 27, 2021 | THURSDAY
The Best Heat Transfer Paper for DIY Projects

Made of a thin piece of paper coated with a polymer, heat transfer paper lets you take any image on your computer and put it on fabric. Just print your image on the transfer paper, apply ...