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Too cold in your garage to keep things cold?

Q – I just bought a new refrigerator and am planning on moving the old one out to the garage to use as extra freezer space.  Do you foresee any problems with that move? Burt in Sugar Hill   A – There are several issues you are going to have to deal with… Your firstMore Information

Time to start thinking outside, despite the cold…

Q – After we visited our neighbors and saw how awful their metal deck chairs looked we took a hard look at our own and guess what?  They look crappy too. What can we do to spruce them up? Logan in Marietta   A – Well thank goodness for neighbors… Fortunately refinishing your metal deckMore Information

2014 resolutions…

Hello homeowners… (This is the part where you say ‘Hello Dave’) Are you ready for your 2014 New Year’s resolutions*? (‘Ready Dave!’) Great! Repeat after me… I resolve to take care of my house in the year 2014 by doing the following: – I will change my furnace filter once a month for the entireMore Information

Stop me if you have heard this…

“Howdy – my name is Chuck in a Truck and i am here to fix your (insert home service here).  we do a great job and i don’t know if you know it or not but we are the official (insert home service here) of dave baker and that home fix it show he doesMore Information


baby it’s cold outside. tonight might be a night to drip those pipes – hard freeze forecast, windy conditions – it’s all starting to line up. if you live in an outlaying area where it has been cold for a couple of days you may want to pay special attention… drip or low flow theMore Information

Brain Teaser #2

you did so well on #1 try again… you are still in a race.  you overtake the last place runner.  now what position are you in……………….   (scroll down) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .More Information

Brain Teaser #1

a little something to get your old bean moving today… you are a participant in a race.  you overtake the second place person.  what position are you now in…  (scroll down) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .More Information

Be careful….

here is a warning to you… there are companies out there who use my name, the name of my radio show, and the WSB call-letters in advertising that their product is ‘endorsed by’ or ‘recommended by’ or ‘approved by’ or is a ‘preferred vendor’. they are lying to you. they are out there – foundationMore Information

Happy New Year…

Happy New Year.    More Information

Merry Christmas…

Merry Christmas… Information

5 days until Christmas…

… and if you are like me you are tired of shopping, tired of the tv commercials, and especially tired of the traffic. then next week it’s new year’s day.   then maybe everything will settle down a bit.. you know that new years day always follows exactly 1 week after christmas.  but it isn’tMore Information

Happy birthday

it’s december 6. december 6 is always a big day at my house.  it’s my pop’s birthday. like every other kid growing up i didn’t always have a gift or a card in his hands on the 6th of december.  didn’t mean i forgot the date – a card always made it’s way there –More Information

How dry are you…

i have gotten a few e-mails over the past couple of days wondering how dry it should be in your house “… now that winter is here…” lol..  i guess when the temps hit the upper 50′s winter arrived, but on with the answer… the humidity in your home should be between 40-60% this timeMore Information

Great chore for this weekend

looking for something to do? me either. but a good thing to do this weekend (weather will be perfect) would be to make sure your windows are fully caulked on the outside of your home.  gaps around windows allow cold air (in the winter) in as well as moisture – both things you can doMore Information

What I need for Christmas…

so – welcome to the blog.  you will notice quickly i type mostly in small letters.  get used to it. i will be posting often, so check in frequently, mostly on home fix-it stuff but now and then about other stuff.  i do have other thots and needs.  (i also type thots without the ‘ugh’More Information


Welcome to the new edition of The Home Fix-It  Check back in often as I will be updating my blog and adding video and audio features about home repair, and anything else that crosses my mind. Thanks for visiting, check out my sponsors, and happy hammering!More Information

Happy Thanksgiving!

Here is hoping for a happy day for you and yours. Thanks for being a part of the Home Fix It Show… Have a great holiday season…More Information