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How do I replace rotting trellis?
Lin Lin Answered on May 02, 2024

I have trellis separating my garden, it has climbers growing through it. The trellis has started to rot and one post has snapped. What would you replace it with? I li... See more

Why are ants coming from under my toilet & around the toilet base?
Amy Poulton, Hometalk Editor Amy Poulton, Hometalk Editor Answered on May 02, 2024

There are these black ants coming from under my toilet and I don't know why. Food sources? Stagnant water? Bathroom flooring issues? I find these tiny ants in the toi... See more

Can I use a small power sander to remove paint from my porch?
Deb-greg72 Deb-greg72 Answered on May 01, 2024

Have painted it with outdoor Behr deck paint but it has flaked up. I got a lot of it up but need to get the rest off before repainting. Getting too old to get down ... See more

Can a water based varnish be used on chalk paint?
Maryann Kelly Maryann Kelly Answered on May 01, 2024

Is it possible to use a water based clear varnish instead of the finishing wax on chalk painted furniture? I love the look of distressed chalk paint but I'd like a sa... See more

I'm trying to hang a curtain rod over a sliding glass door, but keep hitting something that I can't drill through.
Christine T Christine T Answered on May 01, 2024

The house is built of cement blocks, but there is drywall on the walls. I had another house that was the same type, but never had a problem with hanging curtain rods.... See more

Can I hang a dresser mirror on my bedroom wall?
Cordelia Cordelia Answered on May 01, 2024

How to use a mirror from a old dresser can it be hung on a bedroom wall?

Help for my Christmas cactus?
Holly R Holly R Answered on May 01, 2024

I inherited a Christmas cactus from my very green-thumbed grandmother about 6 months ago. She lived in SC and had a greenhouse, but I live in NC and don't. I've kept ... See more

Santa Mop Head Instructions
A A Answered on May 01, 2024

Does anyone know where I can find instructions for this specific Santa mop head project? I've been unable to find anything except the image in my searches. I've tried... See more

How to make a Christmas bow with wired ribbon?
Lisa Reinstetle Lisa Reinstetle Answered on May 01, 2024

How do I make a Christmas bow out of wired ribbon for Christmas? I’d like to make pretty bows for my Christmas gifts and arrangements. I’d like it to be full and ... See more

Ideas on How to Make Realistic Tree Bark? Artificial Christmas Tree...
Nikki Nikki Answered on Dec 05, 2023

I would like to trim the pine needles on some of the branches to look more open and realistic but I would like to first figure out a way to disguise the metal pole to... See more

How to make a Christmas bow tree topper?
Thomas P Thomas P Answered on May 01, 2024

How do I make a bow topper for my Christmas tree?

How do I attach pool noodles to a wooden bridge?
DeeAnn Cecchetti (Yard Artist) DeeAnn Cecchetti (Yard Artist) Answered on May 01, 2024

I am making "witch legs" using pool noodles and I want her to look like she has "crashed" on my wooden bridge in front of my house that leads to my mailbox. Thanks fo... See more

Can you use Hot Glue on "pool noodles"?
Susan Susan Answered on May 01, 2024

I am trying to make something with pool noodles. I am splitting some of them and opening them up. I am trying to make a "tree hide" for our Corn Snake. She has out gr... See more

What can I do to a small space between my garage and house?(walkway)
Ctr28815474 Ctr28815474 Answered on May 01, 2024

this space is like 4 foot wide and about 6 foot long. This space is also the walk through from the front of the house to the back of the house.

Suggestions for a topper to cover just top of blinds?
Jo Ann Stidman Jo Ann Stidman Answered on Apr 30, 2024

We just painted the sunroom from sage green walls/ ceiling to this light beige walls and light blue ( tint of gray) ceilings. We Have to have blinds for the East morn... See more

How does one stop a shower curtain from sucking in and attacking you
Bonnie Johnson Chambers Bonnie Johnson Chambers Answered on Apr 29, 2024

It is so aggravating. I recently moved into an apartment with no shower "doors". Every time I shower the shower curtain is sucked into the shower and will not lay dow... See more

I rent but I hate the carpet in my master bedroom what can I do?
Alana Montgomery Alana Montgomery Answered on Apr 28, 2024

The carpet is stained and gross I have lived here for 6 years. Should I rip it out and change it without asking my landlord or can I suggest that I will pay for putti... See more

Can I use my hot glue gun to stick crystals to mirrors?
Catherine Stafford Merriman Catherine Stafford Merriman Answered on Apr 28, 2024

I have a set of round frameless mirrors and I would like to create a pattern across them with crystals, I'm just not sure which glue is best, thank you.

I am looking for Thanksgiving Crafts, please share ideas?
Trvlnrn Trvlnrn Answered on Apr 28, 2024

I'm looking for Thanksgiving craft ideas, particularly the pumpkins made from toilet paper and fabric.I would love it if you could share some of your cute DIY project... See more

How do I make DIY Thanksgiving decorations?
Alice Alice Answered on Apr 28, 2024

I would love to see everyone's Thanksgiving decorating ideas. I need some inspiration!

I live in central Oklahoma when should I cut my rose bushes back?
Ljo29633019 Ljo29633019 Answered on Apr 28, 2024

i live in central Oklahoma and need to know when I should cut my rose bushes back and how much. Thank you

When can I cut back stems of daffodils and tulips?
Judy Davis Judy Davis Answered on Apr 28, 2024

Other summer flowers are coming up beside my daffodils and tulips and overtaking my spent daffodils and tulips. I want to cut them back. Can I safely cut them down... See more

How do I update those old brown slidings doors to the closets?
Zig33858165 Zig33858165 Answered on Apr 28, 2024

Update these old shabby ugly sliding closet doors?