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DIY Fall Decor: How to Make Stylish Dryer Vent Pumpkins

Fall is in the air (or it would be if the temperature would finally drop, so the leaves could change color). I absolutely love, love, love fall! The brisk air, the colore…

How to Make DIY Giant Lollipops For a Candyland Christmas

1. Glue two pool noodles togetherStart with two pool noodles and put some hot glue on the ends. We've got to make sure these stay nice and tight to each other.

How to Make a Gingerbread Wreath in Just 4 Simple Steps

Get ready to make a special wreath that brings holiday joy to your doorstep. I'll guide you through each step on how to make a gingerbread wreath without using hot glue o…

Make an Ornament Archway for Christmas

I wanted something unique on my front porch this year and thought an archway of ornaments would make a big statement for those who walk or drive by this Christmas season.…

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Why is there low water pressure from the kitchen faucet?

Not sure what's going on but there's super low water pressure in my kitchen faucet at the moment. The bathroom sink and shower are fine - it's just the kitchen.

How to clean laminate countertops?

The countertops in my apartment are just cheap laminate. I can wipe them down well enough, but sometimes I get marks like this stubborn coffee ring or at the edge of the…

Electric stove not heating up?

Hello everyone. I have an issue with my electric stove not heating up. As you can see from the photo, the one hob (with the pan on) is fine, but the one at the top right…

Should you use grout or caulk around a bathtub?

I've seen differing advice online, especially when it comes to between the tub and wall, and as a seal around the bath. Does it depend on the materials? Any advice from t…

Should I Be Cleaning My Oven With Ammonia?

Is it safe to clean my oven with ammonia? I know it's a good degreaser, but want to check if it's ok to use to clean the inside and what the best way to use it is. Thanks…

My oven smells like dead mouse - help!

As the title says, my oven smells like dead mouse. I've cleaned inside the oven, taken the oven out, and cleaned the back - the rodent smell is still there. Where is it,…

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How to Turn an Old Dresser Into DIY Fluted Drawers

Adding fluted drawers is a fantastic way to transform a traditional dresser into a modern and stylish piece of furniture. In this step-by-step tutorial, I'll guide you th…

3 Easy DIY Gingerbread Decorations You Can Make at Home

Want to add some sweet charm to your holiday decor? This tutorial has you covered! I'll show you simple steps to make DIY gingerbread decorations using everyday items.Fro…

How to Make a DIY Gingerbread Village With Dollar Tree Items

Let's make a DIY gingerbread village using wooden arrows, a wooden plank, a few Christmas tree ornaments, and paint - all from Dollar Tree.This budget-friendly gingerbrea…

How to Make a Cute DIY Gingerbread House Door Decoration

Ready to add a touch of holiday magic to your front door? This DIY gingerbread house door decoration is a fun and budget-friendly project. Follow my step-by-step guide to…

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How to Make a Poinsettia Wreath For Your Holiday Decor

Get ready to make a lovely DIY poinsettia wreath for the holidays! I'll show you step by step how to turn a simple wreath from Walmart into a stunning poinsettia Christma…

How to Make a Cute DIY Christmas Swag Using a Yardstick

Turning everyday things into special holiday decorations is a really nice way to make your home feel festive. In this DIY guide, I'll show you how to make a Christmas swa…

How to Turn a Dark-Finish Dresser Into a Light-Finish Dresser

I had a dresser with a dark factory finish that desperately needed some TLC and I wanted to turn it into a light-finish dresser. Here’s how I stripped the dresser and tra…

How to Paint With a Tanning Mitt: Simple Streak-Free Hack

In this step-by-step tutorial, I'll show you how to paint with a tanning mitt. Are you tired of struggling with paint brushes and rollers, trying to achieve that elusive…

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Door knob falls off all the time - how do I fix it?

Hey everyone, this door handle keeps coming off on one side. We always put it back, but sooner or later it breaks off again. Any long-term suggestions?

Please suggest container plants that repel mosquitoes?

Hi everyone,I am wondering which container plants are the most effective at repelling mosquitoes, and how can I use them to keep my outdoor space and home free from these…

Can you plug a microwave into an extension cord?

Hey Hometalkers, I need some advice on using an extension cord with my microwave and if it's safe to do so?I'm also wondering what's the longest extension cord I can use…

Why do my lights dim when the microwave turns on?

I've noticed that my kitchen lights dim for a brief moment whenever I turn on my microwave. It's a bit concerning, and I'm not sure what's causing it. Do any of you have…

Why would a microwave suddenly stop working?

Hey everyone, I need your help. My microwave stopped working suddenly, and I have no idea why. Can anyone shed some light on what could be the possible reasons behind it?…

How to get tar off shoes?

I need some help in removing tar stains from my shoes. What are some easy and effective methods that I can use to get rid of tar without damaging the shoes? Are there any…

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How to Make a Pumpkin Tray: Chic DIY Cake Stand

Fall is here, and it's the perfect time to add a touch of rustic charm to your home. I want to show you a simple yet stylish Pumpkin Tray project that is fun to make and…

How to Make DIY Christmas Flamingo Yard Decorations

Not everyone lives where it is cold and snowy at Christmas. I wanted to embrace my warm Georgia climate by decorating with a popular bird - the flamingo!I didn't want to…

Thanksgiving DIY Project: How to Fashion a Delightful Turkey Gnome

Crafting your very own Turkey gnome is the perfect way to infuse some holiday charm into your home.Join me as I show you how to make this cute handmade ornament to adorn…

How to Style Your Own Stunning Thanksgiving Centerpiece With Candles

Are you looking to add a touch of affordable elegance to your Thanksgiving dinner table this year? Why not embark on a crafting adventure and fashion your very own Thanks…