First thing to do is remove grease and dirt. Scuff with very fine sandpaper. Spray a coat of primer and finish off with a finish color of your choi...
What project are you working on now?
I have completed many home projects. Some of the smaller projects were replacing light fixtures and new floors in my two bathrooms. The larger projects included 150ft cobblestone wall and a new exposed aggregate driveway. Currently I also have a DIY blog.Not as popular as Bob Vila, but it does pretty well. Check it out when you get a chance. www.fixupthishouse.com
What is your favorite tool?
My favorite tool is what ever tool will get the job finished with as little effort as possible. So...My favorite tool changes from project to project.
What's your favorite Bob Vila memory?
Watching Bob Vila was sort of a family thing.I remember back in my younger years, everybody would gather around the tube and watch This Old House with Bob Vila. No particular show comes to mind.My strongest memory is he was always working on some old huungus house up in Massachusetts.
Some kitchen suppliers do provide the opportunity to purchase replacement doors. You will need the exact opening sizes and overlap details to get ...
I like pickles but I certainly wouldn't want my house smelling like them. Here are a few things to try. Mix vanilla with water and place in room....
Hi, thanks for stopping by. Not sure what you're doing, but anyhow the easiest way is to use a hammer drill with a 1/2 inch masonry bit. Draw you...
If new granite is close in price, I would go with new granite. Recovering a existing countertop is a challenging situation. Thanks and good luck ...
You could use a metal bull-nose to cap off tile on landing. Leave it go past a quarter inch or so. The carpet can then be tucked underneath. Yo...
Hi there You don't say if you are using vinyl or ceramic tile. Also it is difficult without seeing. If using ceramic,you can cut the tile at the ...
Applying latex over oil usually doesn't work very well. Applying primer should solve the problem, not any primer will work. Go to your home impro...
Hi there Little tough to figure out without seeing, but here goes. Normally, door trim is usually a quarter inch or so thicker than base molding,...
Hi there A dishwasher can be placed beside either. You would use a dishwasher end panel on the end next to the appliance. These are usually avai...
Hi there. I would venture to say that it could be moved provided you find a qualified contractor to do so. The move may cause cracks in the drywa...
Hey there I understand your concern. You could try using a laser to project a line on the entire ceiling. At the same time you will be able to g...
Hi there Sounds like your nails have lost their grip. If you can, pull them out and try replacing them with a longer nail. If they are a 6 penny...
Hey there. The one bad thing about ceramic is it's a pain in the butt to remove. There are a few options if you consider using a floating floor. ...
Many of the roof structures constructed around this time were covered using sheeting boards. Normally these were random sizes such as 1x4, 1x8, and...
Hey...I hate when people do that. But they will still be beautiful after you restore them. If you attempt to pull some nails with a hammer, place...
Being that the bulge is under a window, I would suggest moisture is coming in from the window somehow. Check out the window for bad caulk or or ot...
Hi there Yea, not a good situation. You can buy hinges that have little lock pins that lock the pins in place. The pins can only be removed with ...
Hi The best way is to purchase a piece of wood and cut to fit. First, you need to determine what kind of wood it is. The most common woods used...