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Ideas for DIY privacy screens
Anna Anna Answered on Apr 07, 2024

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

How can I get rid of poison ivy in my yard and on the fence line?'
Wish I knew Wish I knew Answered on Apr 07, 2024

I've sprayed with something specific for p.i. and also Roundup, but the p.i. still keeps coming back.

Framing vintage hankies -- Help!
Bren Bren Answered on Apr 07, 2024

I have a collection of vintage hankies and want to display them in a frame. Should I use regular picture frame or a shadow box to prevent the hankies from looking ... See more

What do I use to seal painted concrete?
Christi Willard Christi Willard Answered on Apr 07, 2024

I was given a largish concrete goose(?)statue. I painted it with leftover acrylic and latex paints. I want to seal it so I can put it outside in my garden. I live in ... See more

How to clean hairspray from mirror
Bob25502244 Bob25502244 Answered on Apr 07, 2024

What is best cleaning solution for hairspray on mirrors? I have tried scrubbing with crumpled newspaper and Windex and even steaming, but it does not budge.

Need ideas for an over-saturated backyard in Florida
ArtRockstar ArtRockstar Answered on Apr 07, 2024

Hello all, I'm in South Florida, and where I live the ground tends to get very, and stay very mushy most of the year. I hate going back there to take out the trash, l... See more

What is the best tool for removing weeds between pavers?
Zach Waxer Zach Waxer Answered on Apr 07, 2024

I am noticing a lot of weeds appearing between my outdoor pavers. I tried removing them by hand but most of the time I am not getting to the roots. I would love to kn... See more

How do I make DIY furniture sliders to move heavy furniture?
BERNICE MEROLA BERNICE MEROLA Answered on Apr 07, 2024

HOW DO I MAKE FURNITURE SLIDERS TO MOVE HEAVY FURNITURE.Best furniture sliders!Move furniture easily with Round furniture moving kit that Amazon reviewers swear by!

How can I raise the height of this vanity?
Christine Anne Christine Anne Answered on Apr 07, 2024

I bought this lovely antique piece, but it's too short for an average adult. Can I safely add castors to the bottom of the feet or might they split? Any other ideas t... See more

Cleaning old aluminum pots/pans set
Lynn Lynn Answered on Apr 07, 2024

I have my mother's Wearever aluminum pots/pans set she received when she married. This April they will be 68 years old. It is the best set that I have ever seen. I u... See more

Can washi tape be used on furniture and sealed with a top coat?
Kellie Rapking Burnette Kellie Rapking Burnette Answered on Apr 07, 2024

I want to use on a table top and then seal it. Has anyone done anything like this? Will the tape maintain it's integrity and color?

How do I soften burlap coffee bean sacks?
Paula Harris Paula Harris Answered on Apr 06, 2024

We just bought 12 burlap coffee bean sacks and they are so scratchy. We want to make table toppers or table cloths. Also if you have any suggestions for how to use ... See more

Ideas for reworking our full size headboard to our new king size bed??
Bbe2004690 Bbe2004690 Answered on Apr 06, 2024

We have a head and foot board from a full size bed. We want to somehow put the two pieces together to make a King size headboard. We don't need a foot board any more.... See more

Bamboo in a barrel?
Brandon Browning Brandon Browning Answered on Apr 06, 2024

I'd like to add some bamboo flair to our front yard. Being in wine country, I'd like to see if it's possible to grow bamboo in a wine barrel. Will the bamboo get too ... See more

How do I remove stains from a white plastic sink drain?
Mary Mary Answered on Apr 06, 2024

Purchased a new sink drain and stopper. The part where the stopper fits into is white plastic. It is stained from tea, spaghetti sauce etc. I have tried full strength... See more

Help me overcome my fear of drills!
Hillela G. Hillela G. Answered on Apr 06, 2024

I'm getting a drill for as a birthday present I'm really excited, but I'm also concerned. I have a bit of a fear of power tools.What are your best safety tips for han... See more

Tip: Get rid of the dreaded ring in the toilet!
Teresa Seeger-Gesser Teresa Seeger-Gesser Answered on Apr 06, 2024

Easy Peasy to get rid of! Next time you visit your local Dollar store - pick up a pumice stone ( normally used on your feet to remove unsightly rough skin ) Be sure t... See more

Southern Traditions: Why Did My Grandmas Sweep Their Yards?
Hibiscus House Hibiscus House Answered on Apr 06, 2024

My question as I watched these grandparents was always, "Why are you sweeping your yards, and why is there no grass around your house?" We have grass around ours.

Chalk wax over semi gloss
Judy Wills Chaperon Young Judy Wills Chaperon Young Answered on Apr 05, 2024

I have painted a desk with latex semi gloss paint and wondered if I could use the wax for the chalk paint on the semi gloss and if so, what would the finish look like... See more

Do colors have to coordinate for bedroom and bathroom?
Michelle Michelle Answered on Apr 04, 2024

I recently got overzealous and bought a shower curtain, towels and rug for my bathroom in a totally different color than I planned on doing in the actual bedroom. Doe... See more

How do I sound proof my bedroom wall next to the bathroom?
Lolly Lolly Answered on Apr 04, 2024

My bedroom wall joints to the bathroom and I can hear everyone using the toilet it’s making me sick. I already bought some sound proof sponge for the wall but it’... See more

How do you remove stain from interior doors?
Marie DeWees Marie DeWees Answered on Apr 04, 2024

I have many six panel interior doors that I would like to restain a lighter color. How do I remove the old stain?

How can I update my 80's bedroom furniture set?
Kristen Koors Kristen Koors Answered on Apr 04, 2024

My grandparents gave me an 80s bedroom set that I want to repurpose for my 13 year old daughter. Has anyone updated large bulky oak furniture with a golden honey stai... See more

Should the color of a bedroom closet match the bedroom walls or what?
Susan Susan Answered on Apr 04, 2024

I painted my bedroom aqua but need to know if the closet walls should match or be white so as not to clash with clothes.