Jon Eakes

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June 27, 2015
Topics: Roofing nails found on ground after strong wind...
June 20, 2015
Topics: Cleaning out a clogged French drain; Muric acid...
June 6, 2015
Topics: Attaching an awning to a gable end; Improving P...
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Jon On The Web

After over 30 years as a prime mover in the field of home renovation — from hosting the first national home renovation TV show in North America, to a diverse career in radio and TV broadcasting, to his industry-leading work with regulatory, corporate and government agencies — Jon Eakes is still most interested in spreading knowledge about ‘the important basics’ — the fine details (and sometimes extended discussion!) the other guys leave out. Jon helps homeowners and trains contractors. This site looks simple, but scratch the surface and you will find the most extensive home improvement encyclopedia on the web with a special emphasis on cold climate housing.  Want more about who is Jon Eakes?  Click here.

Lloyds of London drops EMF liability insurance

Just as the communications industry poises to introduce the much stronger more invasive G4 and G5 cell phones, and as we see the wrist watch phones appearing, Lloyds of London has backed out from insuring companies and governments against liability for illnesses caused by continuous long-term non-ionising radiation exposure – specifically mobile phones.  read more....

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Latest Database Entry

  • Document Article

    Closing down an unused chimney.

    One of our viewers has removed a stove and has an unused chimney going up the outside of the house. The top has been capped off, what to do with the bottom? It is important to close off unused chimneys, whether they are metal or masonry, because if you don't carefully cap off the top, the rain w...