I recently had a security system installed in my home. I love the system but hate how the technicIan left the cameras free standing with cords everywhere. Any ideas o... 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
If I don't have a security system, what is the best way to secure a back or front door from intruders?
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
My husband will becoming home ina few short weeks. He will be in a wheelchair or walker. What can I do to make movement for him the easiest? He will need rehab. W... See more
The windows in my new home do not have the safety locks on them. I would like to leave the windows open about an inch when I leave the house but don’t think it’s... See more
Our apartment's sliding screen door doesn't provide enough security. The back patio is public for all tenants/visitors who are going to the main pool. Our landlord do... See more
Home built in 1988.3 AC/H units3 refrigerators
I’m wanting to replace 3 door locks and would also like to know which ones are the best to use.
This 12x20 carport used to be a livable, beautiful Sun Room, but due to a fire it was destroyed. Now all I have is just an open (on 2 sides) ugly unused carport. I wa... See more
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
I want to add a fence to my garden not sure what's better- plastic or wood or even metal... any thoughts?
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
My bedroom slider faces a busy road. Without summer foliage, sound is a huge problem. I am looking for ideas to block out lookie-loos; a type of privacy screen (for w... See more
We all have made some mistake while doing a project. What was your biggest disaster and how did you fix it?
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
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
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