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How to makeover an ugly metal entrance door?
Pauline Pauline Answered on Apr 28, 2024

My entrance door is metal with a small openable window, how to update or make it look nice?

How do I update my ugly mobile home closet doors?
Carol Carol Answered on Apr 28, 2024

They are completely function

How can I remove a magnetic door knocker from a metal door?
Msi1170121 Msi1170121 Answered on Apr 28, 2024

The magnet in the knocker has "welded" to the door and seems impossible to remove. I have to paint the door so if the paint is damaged its not a problem.

How do I get grass out of a phlox bed?
Lisa Lisa Answered on Apr 27, 2024

This flower bed is extremely dense with phlox. Last year, I pulled much of the grass out by the roots, but it came back with a vengence this year. We've had a ton of ... See more

Has anyone used a shower liner for curtain backing/liner?
Karen Karen Answered on Apr 27, 2024

I'm making new curtains in several rooms using cotton calico fabric. I'm trying to find an inexpensive -as possible lol- way to give a little more weight to them and ... See more

If I remove my vynal shutters to paint can I reinstall them using the
Bill Bill Answered on Apr 27, 2024

Same nails/ screws holes won't be inlarged

How to remove paint from hinges
Pam Pam Answered on Apr 26, 2024

how to remove paint from hinges on cabinets doors still attached . want to paint kitchen but so much painted over hinges , screws won't budge.will i need to cut aroun... 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 I repair a small rip in my leather couch seat ?
Anastasia Anastasia Answered on Apr 26, 2024

Bummed out! One of the kids put their foot with a shoe on it, on the couch and created this tear in the seat cushion. I’m wondering if I can sew it, instead of pay ... See more

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 can I make an electric pole “go away” in my landscaping?
Anne Zellner Pettijohn Anne Zellner Pettijohn Answered on Apr 26, 2024

We live in N. Texas, the “concrete capital of the world” And we are building our house on raw land. I’ve tackled all of the weeds, brought in topsoil and we are... See more

How do I make large concrete orbs/balls using balloons and Quikrete?
Dmholt4391 Dmholt4391 Answered on Apr 26, 2024

I've seen on here somewhere how to make these using balloons and 'quickrete'. If you can help I'll appreciate it very much.

How can I keep birds away from my carport and pooping on my cars
Joy7173825 Joy7173825 Answered on Apr 26, 2024

they fly under at night and mess on my car

How can I stop the grass and weeds from taking over my concrete patio?
Neecee Neecee Answered on Apr 26, 2024

My concrete patio in the backyard has grass and weeds growing through the gaps and holes and is spreading aggressively. Any suggestions on how to stop this? I have ... See more

How do I secure my 1st floor patio furniture from vandalism?
Barbara Reinhardt Barbara Reinhardt Answered on Apr 26, 2024

I live on the first floorof an apartment building. How can I secure my patio furniture without it being unsightly?

Marigolds growing! Should I pinch the buds?
Dianne King Dianne King Answered on Apr 26, 2024

My marigold plants are growing. I heard that pinching the buds until Autumn will allow them to grow without killing the plant. Is this true?

How to decorate a guest bedroom with PINK carpet
Rebecca Rebecca Answered on Apr 25, 2024

We just bought a house.. great bones.. awesome spaces.. but carpeting is not my taste.. We have a bedroom with pink ( almost a rose) color carpeting.. I would like th... See more

How do I paint a metal entry door to withstand extreme heat & sun?
Leslie D Leslie D Answered on Apr 25, 2024

I was so proud of myself. I stripped my front door of layers of bad and cracking paint from the previous owners (it was like stripping bubble gum), sanded, bought a h... See more

How do you keep cats off of the outdoor furniture?
Carol G Carol G Answered on Apr 25, 2024

Stray cats lay and spray my outdoor furniture how do i keep them off my patio and furniture?

How do I clean salt marks on my salt water pool?
Donna Donna Answered on Apr 24, 2024

My salt water pool leaves white marks all around the pool I have tried everything to remove them with no luck. Can someone please help me????

What can I do about wood smoke coming into my house?
Marty Grimson Marty Grimson Answered on Apr 24, 2024

I need help. My back door neighbor heats with a wood stove all winter. They are downhill from me. Almost all their smoke makes its way into my house, causing headache... See more