Posts by Kleen Breeze

Seal Composite Trim to Prevent Mold Growth?

LESLIE: Rick in New Jersey wants to know if he should seal composite trim to prevent mold growth. How can we help you today? RICK: When our house was built, in place of the usual wooden boards that are used to trim around the edges of the roofs and around the bottom of the house,…

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How to Control Humidity with Indoor Pool

LESLIE: Leslie in Tennessee has a question about how to control humidity with indoor pool. How can we help you? LESLIE IN TENNESSEE: Yes. I’m an avid listener of your show. We really love it. We have a question. After several years of having an outdoor pool and enjoying it but not being able to…

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Durability of Composite Decking

LESLIE: Now we’ve got Johanna from Michigan who wants to get out and enjoy the deck and has a question about the durability of composite decking. How can we help you with that project? JOHANNA: Hey. We’re getting ready to put a deck on the back of our house. It’s going to be about 20×20.…

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How to Get Rid of Mold on Caulking

LESLIE: We’ve got Sue from New York who’s dealing with some moldy caulking. Tell us what’s going on with the mold on caulking. SUE: I have a bathroom that has mold all over the caulking. TOM: OK. SUE: I’ve tried bleach and water but I was wondering if there’s something else I can do to…

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Make Mold Disappear from Decks, Siding & Sidewalks #0618181

TOM: Coast to coast and floorboards to shingles, this is The Money Pit Home Improvement Show. I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete. TOM: And what are you working on on this beautiful summer weekend? If it’s your house, you’re in exactly the right place because that’s what we’re doing, too. In fact, it…

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How to Get Rid of Bathroom Mold

LESLIE: John is on the line and he’s dealing with how to get rid of bathroom mold. Tell us what’s going on. JOHN: I have a mold problem around my shower door. I bought the house two years ago. I stripped all the caulking out when I had the mold problem. I’ve put caulking in…

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How to Get Rid of Cigarette Smoke Odor in a Home

LESLIE: Bill in Florida needs some help with eliminating cigarette smoke odor in a new home. How can we help you with that? BILL: My brother-in-law purchased a home lived in by a smoker of 13 years: a heavy smoker. Inundated the home with – considerably with the smoke. And we had mentioned some options…

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How to Stop Mold from Taking Hold of Your House #0514181

TOM: Coast to coast and floorboards to shingles, this is The Money Pit. I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete. TOM: And thank you for joining us on this, the Memorial Day Weekend, which for us means an extra day to do home improvement projects around the house. If that’s … LESLIE: That’s true.…

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How to Stop Mold from Taking Hold of Your House #0521181

TOM: Coast to coast and floorboards to shingles, this is The Money Pit. I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete. TOM: And thank you for joining us on this, the Memorial Day Weekend, which for us means an extra day to do home improvement projects around the house. If that’s … LESLIE: That’s true.…

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Black Spots in Bathroom: Is it Mold?

LESLIE: Heather in Texas is dealing with black spots in bathroom. Tell us what’s going on. HEATHER: Well, I have black spots in my restroom and I’m not sure if that’s mold. And I would like to know: how can he fix it? TOM: Without seeing it, I can’t tell you but if they’re black…

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