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How do I fix a cracked polyethylene planter?
Dee Dee Answered Yesterday

I dropped an empty planter (not terra cotta) and it has a thin crack. I need an easy way to fix it so I can use it. If there isn't an easy way, how could I upcycle i... See more

How do keep the plastic on solar lights from clouding over?
Lillian Daughenbaugh Cabral Lillian Daughenbaugh Cabral Answered 3 days ago

i have solar lights in my yard and i'm wondering how i can keep the sun from clouding the "glass" covers? the lights look so pretty!!! thnx!!!

How do I cover the edges of a cracked mirror?
Renae Renae Answered on May 09, 2024

I have a mirror tall and slender that has beveled edges and one side has chips out around the edging and I don’t know how or what to make a frame with to cover it. ... See more

How do I remove scratches from a silver frame?
Amy Amy Answered on Apr 26, 2024

I have some scratches on my silver frame. Is there a way to remove them or make them not as noticeable?

How do you remove scratches on flatware?
Joyce Bell Joyce Bell Answered on Apr 26, 2024

The flatware that I use everyday have a lot of scratches, especially on the tines of the forks. Is there any way to remove or reduce these scratches other than buyin... See more

How do I keep washi tape from peeling?
Starlitmagi Starlitmagi Answered on Apr 12, 2024

Hello all! This past mothers day I made all my mom friends/family a gift with washi tape. I used a pre cut piece of wood in the shape of a heart, applied washi tape, ... See more

How can I repair my nutcracker that's missing half a mustache?
Emily Emily Answered on Mar 13, 2024

Half the mustache fell off my 3’ nutcracker. How can I repair it? Nutcracker is made of some type of fibrous material, not plastic, not wood.

How do I put a gasket on my canister set?
Judy Judy Answered on Mar 11, 2024

This is a stupid question, but I have had this canister set for 40 years, back when they had S&H green stamps. Is there any way I could add a gasket or seal around t... See more

How do you remove caulk from backsplash?
Dawn Vroom Dawn Vroom Answered on Jan 09, 2024

How to remove caulk from a backsplash?

How do I recover my custom silk lamp shade?
Jeannie Donais Jeannie Donais Answered on Dec 12, 2023

My silk lampshade is torn and rotten. How can I recover the wire frame?

How to keep photos from curling?
Connie Connie Answered on Nov 21, 2023

I have always thought the photos on clipboards was such a cute idea. But how do you keep the edges of the pictures from curling up?

Food Safe Easy DIY Kintsugi Repair on Ceramic Bowl?
Lauren Weitz Lauren Weitz Answered on Nov 15, 2023

Can you do an easy, DIY Food Grade Safe Kintsugi repair on a ceramic bowl?

How to remove a plastic shower mount from the wall ?
Miriam Illions Miriam Illions Answered on Sep 10, 2023

Posting this for a friend who mistakenly installed her Delta faucet hand shower mount the wrong way. It's now adhered to the shower wall but needs to be turned and re... See more

How to repair shoe sole?
Candice Cleaver Candice Cleaver Answered on Aug 29, 2023

I have a pair of deeply loved shoes with worn-out soles that need repair. My attempts at DIY fixes haven't lasted.If any of you have successfully repaired shoe soles,... See more

Fan speeds vs energy consumption? ?
Lifestyles Homes Lifestyles Homes Answered on Jul 21, 2023

Does it save any electricity to run ceiling fans, box fans, dehumidifiers, etc on a lower speed?

What are some tips to be Energy efficient?
Meghan Spontak Rodowicz Meghan Spontak Rodowicz Answered on Jul 21, 2023

What are some tips other than setting thermostats and placing plastic on windows for an energy efficient home? I am mainly looking at green solutions for heating and ... See more

Repairing my patio umbrella fabric
Sharon Sharon Answered on Jul 21, 2023

Im trying to sew the many split portions of the thick canvas that have come apart. i am using a heavy duty needle and thread but it is very difficult to push through ... See more

How do I fix an antique dresser mirror that is looking fuzzy?
Cheryl Cheri French Cheryl Cheri French Answered on Jul 01, 2023

It is like the back of mirror is losing finish so mirror looks scratchy or fuzzy.

How do I fix a floor length mirror from tilting?
Tiffany Capwell Tiffany Capwell Answered on Jul 01, 2023

Hi!i have beautiful oval wooden floor length mirror that stand on legs but the problem is it tilts up. I can’t get it to stay vertical so I can actually use it.

How can I restore my bamboo cutting board that got wet?
Blackeyedjosie Blackeyedjosie Answered on Jun 16, 2023

I accidentally left something wet on my bamboo cutting board and now it has a large dark area in the middle. Is there any way I can restore it?

How to I save soles of comfort shoe from disintegrating?
Herta Herta Answered on May 27, 2023

I have these rather expensive Wolky sandals. To my horror I discovered that one of the shoe's sole is getting soft and looks like it's starting to crumble. How can I ... See more

Can I use super glue on my hummingbird bee guards?
DiAnna Bennis DiAnna Bennis Answered on May 06, 2023

I am Having a serious problem with bee's I already know the solutions but, I just bought a nice Jar hummingbird feeder and it has a plate but it has no where I can at... See more

Why is my soap dispenser pump not working?
Sarah Sarah Answered on May 03, 2023

Hi everyone! I recently bought a soap dispenser for my bathroom, but the pump doesn't seem to be working correctly. I'm not an expert in DIY repairs, so I'm hoping yo... See more