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How can I make my worn pine floors look better without sanding?
Pam Deloach Pam Deloach Answered on Feb 01, 2024

I live in a 60s ranch house. Some of the house has newer floors, but the bedrooms all had carpet covering worn oak or pine floors. They are pretty but I don't want to... See more

My vacuum cleaner smells terrible
Southern Girl Southern Girl Answered on Feb 01, 2024

I have a dog and three cats so I vacuum a lot. I empty the canister every time but still whenever I use my vacuum cleaner the air smells terrible. What can I do to pr... See more

How can I paint over wallpaper to change the color a bit?
Yvonne Lyons Yvonne Lyons Answered on Feb 01, 2024

... is lovely but the complementing wallpaper is not complementing it at all - a grey, silver and white elderflower vynl wallpaper. I'm thinking of trying a dull grey... See more

My hubs got bike chain grease on a white Lululemon shirt
Barbara Bamber Barbara Bamber Answered on Feb 01, 2024

It's a pure white shirt (of course) and made out of that stretchy yoga material.. does anyone have a method for trying to get the stain at least reduced a bit??

How can I replace an 80 year old kitchen faucet?
Wendy Kennett Wendy Kennett Answered on Feb 01, 2024

Does anyone know of a new kitchen faucet that would fit as a replacement for my 80 year old Crane faucet, preferably a reasonably priced one? It is a slant back fau... See more

Should I paint over the wallpaper in my mobile home or remove it?
Christine Roan Christine Roan Answered on Jan 30, 2024

Paint over the wall paper in this manufactured mobile home or do I remove it?

How do I remove really old wallpaper glue from the wall?
Ms Lalo Ms Lalo Answered on Jan 30, 2024

I’ve tried everything to remove this very old wallpaper adhesive. To no avail. Please help.Thanks,Mslalo

How do I fix wallpaper that's peeling off?
Yaron Yaron Answered on Jan 30, 2024

The wallpaper on the corner of a wall in my house is starting to peel off. Any advice about the best way to glue it back?

How do I clean 30 years of dust off of unsealed log walls ?
Krae Krae Answered on Jan 30, 2024

Clean 30 years of dust off of unsealed log walls

I've had my stove (Maytag) about two years and have never cleaned the
Louise Louise Answered on Jan 29, 2024

oven. Until recently, it didn't need it. Now it does. I've never had a self-cleaning oven until this one and after quickly reading the instructions, I'm hesitant to t... See more

How can you remove small dents from a stainless steel refrigerator?
Marie Wilson Marie Wilson Answered on Jan 29, 2024

My daycare kiddos put s couple dents in my stainless steel fridge, they are small but noticeable! Can they be fixed?

Dents in stainless appliances
Barb Barb Answered on Jan 29, 2024

I have read a lot of suggestions on how to get dents out but none that I have tried have worked. It is not a deep dent so it doesn't seem like it should be difficult... See more

Reconditioning or refinishing wood staircase
V Valencia V Valencia Answered on Jan 29, 2024

We removed carpet from these stairs and will be installing a runner. The runner will cover most of the area where the old rug was, however, I would like to clean up t... See more

Help!!!! Want to keep bead board around bathtub.
Dbb28107015 Dbb28107015 Answered on Jan 29, 2024

We inherited my mother-in-law's house that is 70+ years old. We want to redo the bathroom. The tub has a shower in it and one of those ugly shower thingies. Behind... See more

How do I remove tree debris stains from my painted deck?
Sandra Botkin Gordon Sandra Botkin Gordon Answered on Jan 29, 2024

All kinds of leaves, seeds, blooms, etc., fall on my freshly painted deck.

How do I remove brick planters?
Cathy Barney Cathy Barney Answered on Jan 29, 2024

I want to update my front porch by removing planters and adding a small deck along the front half of the house. How can remove or incorporate the window planter into... See more

Luxurious Vinyl Plank floor is dull and streaky
Jenni Diskin Jenni Diskin Answered on Jan 29, 2024

We had our vinyl plank floor installed in October and I have tried cleaning it with everything from damp mop/vinegar water; swiffer; hands and knees wiping and it sti... See more

How could I redo my ugly, laminated, kitchen cabinets?
Sharon Sharon Answered on Jan 29, 2024

Dear DIY,I have had these lower kitchen cabinets for close to 30 years. I can't afford to reface them. Can I paint them? If so, what would I need to do so? Any advice... See more

Need advice for kitchen cabinet makeover
Kerry Veen Kerry Veen Answered on Jan 29, 2024

We have decided to paint our kitchen cabinets, but need to know which works better. Chalk paint or Rustoleum's kitchen cabinet kit? If you have used either your opini... See more

How can I brighten up my dark kitchen that has no window?
Shirley Ann Farris Shirley Ann Farris Answered on Jan 29, 2024

I want to paint cabinets, walls and backslash my kitchen has no windows. I want to lighten up kitchen with color as I have very small funds please help

How do I prevent squirrels from destroying my outdoor chair cushions?
Rwa20752356 Rwa20752356 Answered on Jan 29, 2024

Last year, squirrels completely destroyed six chair cushions that were in my backyard. They shredded the fabric and removed some of the white polyester stuffing. I... See more

Why am I getting black mold in my pool?
Bracha Moskoff Bracha Moskoff Answered on Jan 25, 2024

I've noticed these black spots forming in various areas of my pool, and I suspect it might be black mold. Is this possible?If you've had experience dealing with black... See more

What can I do with empty 1 gallon plastic distilled water containers?
Ftp7381651 Ftp7381651 Answered on Jan 28, 2024

What can I do with empty 1 gallon plastic distilled water containers with lids?