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Fix Now, Save (A Lot) Later

Our experts help you address 9 little trouble spots around your home before they cause big—as in big bucks—damage down the road
Elizabeth Carmody
Elizabeth Carmody • 2 years ago

Another pinner said: I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries.

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