Hi fellow HomeTalkers! As a home environment professional I come across many issues on a daily basis. One of these issues I think many of us are guilty of and not e... See more
My parents have just thrown out their smoke alarm, because it kept going off for no reason. This is the second smoke alarm that has had that problem. We think that it... See more
My house has been broken into for the second time. They gained entrance by breaking the patio door glass. It's the only natural light the kitchen gets, but I need t... See more
I am here to get some suggestions on home security. We stay in a Scarborough condos. A few burglary attempts were reported in the neighborhood. So, my hubby and I are... See more
We had a company quote a 5,000.00 fix for our home that has a level 4-5 and have seen contradictory articles on whether it truly is a valid health concern
My front door has the hole for the lock no lock I just simply need a substitute type of lock to lock my front door for a few days until I can get to store
What should I do to secure my small cabin in eastern Kentucky. we have been broken into 5 times in 7 years.
I’m wanting to replace 3 door locks and would also like to know which ones are the best to use.
The 1973 double oven in my rental broke, a new range was put in and the old oven space was filled with open shelves. I have a 1 year old who likes to climb!! Please ... See more
I saw a post that I'd like to try. It was broken mirror pieces (4" max. size) used on a privacy outdoor fence to create a design (i.e., starburst, swirls, etc.). On... See more
I have replaced the battery with 2 different ones (9v). I have held the reset button for 15 seconds...I have pulled out battery held the reset button then replaced t... See more
I'm looking to increase security on our home. I've gotten an electrician to hard wire motion detector lights on the gable over our garage, and we do have an alarm sy... See more
We have a vinyl fence that is leaning toward the street side of our yard. We unfortunately did not have the professionals install it, which was about 10 years ago. Be... See more
We had a sinkhole develop a few years ago, and with all the rain we have been getting, now have another much larger hole. as you may see from the photos, it is about ... See more
The handle on my sliding door is loose. But the glass is too close to the back of the handle for me to get a screwdriver back there to tighten. What to do?!
Hey everyone, I just thought I would pass along a portion of an email from a family friend that lost everything in one of the fires in New Mexico. She gives us good a... See more
My country home just got noisy from a new nearby highway. I need a barrier for one bedroom window that I can still enjoy the view from. Can anyone suggest ???
We keep getting flooded every time it rains because we have a high water table. We had a submersible pump, which unfortunately burnt out when we were away one weekend... See more
I live in SW Florida and have a 150' x 180' chainlink fence that I'd like to plant some fast-growing hedges for privacy. Suggestions on what kind of hedges I should p... See more
My front door is comprised of 2 sliding glass doors that meet in the middle. On either side is a fixed sidelight. similar to the ones below. I need ideas for win... See more
I need information on repairing a chain link fence.
our new home has balcony that was to code in 1975 for hight but way too low for us, below our waist, easy to go flying over. Can not afford a new one, still have home... See more