get rid of the cats! ha ha sorry, I just don't like 'em. A friend of mine bought that X-O (?) liquid odor remover from HSN or QVC (home shopping o...
ANY help with this would be appreciated!! We have a ranch home, with an unfinished walk-out basement (the house is built into a hill). We bought ...
This may seem insignificant, but I took a lot of time to plant annuals this year - marigolds, petunias, impatiens... and I'm getting frustrated bec...
Hi you two!I'm voting for painting the paper - if it's in that good of condition, after having previously been painted, what harm is there in paint...
hi,our 45 yr old home has horizonal cracking in the mortar between the blocks in the wall (only one 35-ft wall at front of house) and this wall is ...
Did you ever see those little metal pieces that have "teeth" on them, that you wrap the end of the loose rung with, and then when you stick it back...
Yes, don't forget to use gravel or crushed stone on the soil side, and include a plastic drain for the water to be re-routed. Otherwise you may se...
BIX Stripper works well, I've used it to remove paint and varnish from several different wood items. It is a "gel" consistency, so it sticks even ...
Kilz (comes in oil base or latex - easier cleanup!) is an excellent primer for wood, and gets rid of mildew, plus sap marks won't leak through. I'...
Thanks for your reply... I've looked there... but all say something like "do not use around high temperatures" etc... I think they are made for use...
Good question! I am planning a similar project and would also appreciate any advice. Thanks!
Hi, I agree that it may be a dead "something". If you believe it is coming from above - remember bats can squeeze into VERY small places, so there...
Wood floor for a playroom? Eeeek. Think about the echoing noises of toys dropping and kids screaming, and what will happen when the kids fall - m...
I just installed a ceramic shower floor (and the "step") in a basement bathroom, on concrete. Now I am wondering - how long should it set before I...
Hi, not sure which topic to put this under... we moved into a house with a nice almond gas stove that works well, however, the previous owners mu...
Foam flower? I've never heard of it, but I will look for it. Thanks for the great ideas... now I have to look for some of these plants at a local...
HI, I'm tiling a bathroom shower floor (with the 2" tiles) as we speak (actually taking a break from it right now!) and about the drain... what to ...
I'd put a bet on the carpet too. Our half-finished basement stunk occasionally, until we replaced the carpet (this was on concrete and the floor c...