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
We are needing to set up a security system in or back yard where there is an alley way. Any suggestions will be helpful Thanks
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
Behind the coop is the fenced in yard. I live up in the mountains and so we have a variety of predators
What’s the best way to stay safe, ie from being robbed in a wheelchair - The wheelchair is manual. You can’t afford an electric. There is a big oxygen tank on the... 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
I have an attached garage and for security want to put a wooden bar across my garage entry door but the door is not flush with the jamb. Goes in about an inch. Plus ... See more
For the front door!
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
Our front door has 44 Windows about 3"x2" each. I don't like the idea of being able to see inside our home from there. What can I do to cover them? I have tried a cur... See more
Privacy on my window so I can see out but my dog cant'
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
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 ???
Our bedroom window faces right out onto the street (see photo), so we keep the curtains closed. However we want to keep them open and are looking at ideas for DIY pri... See more
We are building a home office for my husband on our property, we are in the process of relocating to the mountains full time which is a dream come true but we needed ... 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
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
The bottom lock on our home's front door needs to be replaced -- it locks, but won't accept a key. My husband seems to think we'll have trouble replacing the lock, si... See more