Some hardware stores have film for darkening windows, but the best thing I have seen is "window wallpaper". You get it at wallpaper stores. Some ...
Definitely, a stud finder is best. There are times and places where the studs are not precisely 16 inches on center. One other method that works i...
Try switching the 2 soaker hoses. You'll probably find that the one you moved to the end now has the same problem. That's because the pressure is...
Talk to people at your local nursery. They can advise what plants do well in the local climate and sun/soil conditions.
I would not advise putting ceramic tiles on wood stairs. You'll never get it sturdy enough to prevent the grout from cracking.
shingle monkey, thanks for the good advice. Nobody has asked for up front money. I think all 3 I've talked to are basically honest. I just want ...
Try here for some info: http://www.eren.doe.gov/femp/procurement/toilet_tips.html [This message has been edited by rpxlpx (edited April 12, 2002).]
Yesterday in HD, I saw a DAP product for removing some types of caulk. The claim was that you just apply it to the caulk, wait awhile, and then pe...
Do rubber boots last the life or the roof? One of the roofers told me that most of the time when he has a leaking roof, the problem is with an old...
House has (don't know the right name) criss-cross wood supports on 2-foot center instead of 2*X joists. Insulation support rods don't stay in plac...
I would check electrical outlet boxes, heating vents, anything you can "open" and look into. Do you have a crawl space or attic that you can check...
Deleted. (Found what I was looking for.)[This message has been edited by rpxlpx (edited April 02, 2002).]
Are you in a big hurry to get it done? I took an adult education course in bricklaying at a local high school. It was an evening class, put on by...
Better remove the outlet cover and look inside to see if something has gotten into the box that shouldn't be there. You can shut off the breaker (...
I've seen bits for drilling glass but have not used one. I think I'd be VERY careful when doing so and try a couple of practice holes in other glas...
My experience has always been that if I want to do a nice job on something, I shouldn't make that project my first experience. It's worthwhile get...