Homefront Radio Show for April 28, 2012

By: Danny Lipford
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Here are some of the highlights from the April 28, 2012, Homefront with Danny Lipford radio show.

Weekly Topic

Danny and Allen discussed natural mosquito deterrents and repellents, including:

  • Drain any standing water in your yard.
  • Say indoors around dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.
  • Grow catnip, rosemary, citronella grass, lavender, cinnamon, or peppermint in your yard.
  • Apply lemon eucalyptus oil, cinnamon oil, caster oil, or garlic to exposed skin.

Questions Answered on This Week’s Show

  • How to remove salt from brick.
  • Problem with rainwater seeping through a brick wall.
  • How to attach a freestanding arbor to a house.
  • Electrical outlet size for a ceramic tile backsplash.
  • How to paint plastic garden gnomes.
  • Problem with recurring mold and mildew on wood eaves. (see answer)
  • Advantages of tubular skylights. (see answer)
  • Problem with fogged glass on double pane windows. (see answer)
  • How long to wait before painting pressure treated wood. (see answer)
  • Problem with taped drywall seams in garage ceiling.
  • How to remove pollen from a stained patio and teak deck.
  • Inexpensive fencing options for your yard.
  • How to repair cracks in a concrete driveway. (see answer)
  • Installing ceramic or rubber tile over a wood deck.
  • How to clean vinyl siding. (see answer)
  • Repainting kitchen cabinets that have lead paint.
  • How to prepare an uneven concrete slab for flooring.

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