Since we just had our deck pressure-washed, we decided to apply Thompson's Water Sealer to help preserve it. Big mistake. It seems to have a permanent stickiness. Any... See more
The cement is uneven colored ( dark and light ) from dirt. Should this be cleaned first before staining. Also how does stain hold up and does it have to be redone eve... See more
I bought this home in 2014, and have slowly been making changes to it. We recently had the landscaping done and now we are interested in painting the house a differen... See more
The paint chips off, if it I is touched. The set is heavy metal and in good condition, other than the chips. I did try to use a close color in Rustoleum Textured p... See more
I have plastic stepping steps in my garden. Do they break/crack in severe weather? Should I bring them in the garage for winter? Thanks so much!
When we moved in, it had a blacktop driveway up to the porch. My husband took out about 5 feet of it and did landscaping on both side, but still hasn’t done anythin... See more
I have a very large wooden box that I would like to convert to an outdoor storage bin. I need to waterproof it I'm sure.
I want to turn our garage into a sewing studio. The problem is that the garage is not insulated so it’s too hot in summer and too cold in winter. What can I do to m... See more
We have a 1950s property, and we've "just" added a back stone patio (in fact, it's still under construction so don't mind the debris). We built the stone patio with i... See more
How can I decorate my patio cheaply without it looking cheap? I can even use thrift store finds
Getting some mosquitofish for my outdoor pond. I live near Philadelphia, PA. Does anyone know what happens to them in the winter?
I have a slab of concrete that is part of my driveway. The slab has settled over the years and water gathers in the dip. So I wanted to add more concrete over the o... See more
We have an old home and the walkway to the door is old concrete that looks terrible. How can you update it without having to re-pour?
My house is long with a narrow porch across one half of it. I added a pretty front door, but I can't seem to get a vision of how to dress it up and make it more appea... See more
We painted our patio three times in 5 ears.We used outdoor paints.We are getting older..this is tiresome.Can I apply self sticking tiles to outdoor ?Or should have it... See more
Outdoor lamps post has 3 covered lights. Would love to make it solar
When we renovated, we added a back deck. It's great! It's huge! It's wide open! NOW we realize that we need a roof of sorts. But the money is super tight. We ne... See more
I laid 60 grass sod squares last year and babied them but they didn't make it. I have 2 small dogs that do spend some time sunning out there so it has to be where I c... See more
The paint always peels off. So what's the best way to upgrade? Tiles, new concrete? I want a fresh clean new look!
It covers our septic tanks so we need to take the boards off from tme to time. It's right in the middle of our back yard. It's an eye sore