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Help on renovating carpeted staircase...
Steven Steven Answered on Jan 15, 2024

I am looking to pull up my carpeted staircase and stain the treads and paint the risers. The treads are solid bullnosed pine. There is a 90 degree turn on the stair... See more

Existing stair treads & risers installed over carpet! Help!
Lou Lou Answered on Jan 15, 2024

We easily discovered that the carpet was not removed by carpenters before installing wood treads and risers years ago in our home. The stairs now need to be repainte... See more

Help cleaning acrylic bathtub
Debra C. Rollins Debra C. Rollins Answered on Jan 15, 2024

We have a deep soaking bathtub that is only used by me. I am frustrated by all my efforts to keep it "squeaky clean". Have used both creamy soft scrub cleaners as wel... See more

Help! Cleaning a nasty bathtub.
Lori Kelly Lori Kelly Answered on Jan 15, 2024

I'm cleaning a distant relative's home. I cleaned the kitchen yesterday for 10 hours and 6 big bags of garbage! When I tell you I need advice for a black, moldy, soa... See more

Help! How can I remove stains from my fiberglass bathtub?
Sandi Roberts Sandi Roberts Answered on Jan 14, 2024

I enjoy adding essential oils to my bath water but my favorite, patchouli, left stains I can't get out! Help!

Help With Springtails Please?
Lin R Lin R Answered on Feb 11, 2022

I posted back about 3 months ago asking to identify bugs we had in our home. They since have been found to be Springtails. Our pest control company has been here 8 ti... See more

How to clean kitchen cabinets without removing the stain
Bettyallen Bettyallen Answered on Jan 14, 2024

How can I clean kitchen cabinets without having to remove current stain?

Cleaning kitchen cabinets advice needed
Lizbeth Lizbeth Answered on Jan 14, 2024

What should I use to clean kitchen cabinets?

Should I Put Wood Floors in My Master Bath??
Johnnie L Johnnie L Answered on Jan 13, 2024

We are moving to our forever home in 3 weeks. The space is amazing, but needs major updating. I am aiming for a vintage farmhouse style. I am a junker and a reclaimed... See more

How can I update this pebble rock wall in my bathroom?
Anna Anna Answered on Jan 13, 2024

This accent wall was done by the previous owners, by hand. I would really like to update it, maybe paint it. Possibly a charcoal color? What are your thoughts?

I'm wondering how i could update this moss rock fireplace?
Lisa Lisa Answered on Jan 13, 2024

It's very dark & covers a whole wall in the room. I thought about putting Airstone over the moss rock, but I don't think I can because it's not a flat surface.

How do I update bathroom window trim and medicine cabinet?
Jill Siok Jill Siok Answered on Jan 13, 2024

Thank you to all who helped me with my "orange peel" living room walls- they came out great! Onto my bathroom disaster. Love the floor, I painted behind the toilet bl... See more

How can I update old 1X1 inch bathroom floor tiles?
Lisa Lisa Answered on Jan 13, 2024

I hav very old tiny ceramic tiles. I want to update them without having to do the hard work of removing them. A stencil sounds great but every time I see it it’s on... See more

Should I continue floor tile up to chair rail height in bathroom?
L L Answered on Jan 13, 2024

We are re-doing 1954 bathroom. Complete gut. We selected 18x18 floor ceramic floor tiles (Mesa beige color) and want to continue the tile to where the chair rail was,... See more

Can I paint a bathroom sink that is faux marble and plastic?
Marty Marty Answered on Jan 13, 2024

There are two identical sinks in my rental and they look exactly the same, disgusting! I don't want to have the expense of replacing both. I know there are great D... See more

HELP! How do I get my Ninja blender cap to unscrew from the cup?
Yair Spolter Yair Spolter Answered on Jan 13, 2024

Hi everyone. Please help - this is a major emergency .I made a smoothie in a Ninja blender. I use this blender practically every day, but this time I was unable to un... See more

How do I lay vinyl flooring and run it up the wall for a foot?
Sue20336944 Sue20336944 Answered on Jan 13, 2024

I foster puppies for an area dog rescue. I have a small room that I've designated as the puppy room. After five years of puppies, the laminate is needing replaced. I'... See more

How can I remove a gel stain from wooden cabinet doors?
Sage1956 Sage1956 Answered on Jan 12, 2024

Over the Christmas holidays I placed those gel window clings to my wooden kitchen cabinet doors. When I removed them a month later there were red stains left behind. ... See more

How can I repair damage to a wood tabletop from a plastic tablecloth?
Bev Satnan Bev Satnan Answered on Jan 12, 2024

Damage to wood table top from plastic tablecloth

How do I clean punched tin?
Delilah Delilah Answered on Jan 09, 2024

I have a mirror with a punched tin frame that I can't seem to get the tarnish off of. I've tried baking soda, toothpaste and pre-soaped steel wool. Nothing works.Anyo... See more

How do I make my gas wall heater look more like a fireplace?
Katye Katye Answered on Jan 11, 2024

My gas wall heater is soooo ugly. I would like to do something to make it look more like a fireplace and remain functional as it is the only heat in that space