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How can I make my fireplace look bigger?
Suzanne Ellis Suzanne Ellis Answered on Jan 11, 2024

I have a gas fireplace. It’s solid wood; mahogany. It’s 3 feet 8 inches tall and 4 ft. long. I just think it would look so much better if it was taller.

Tv cut out over fireplace- need some ideas
Cheri Smyers Sharrett Cheri Smyers Sharrett Answered on Jan 11, 2024

I have a cutout over my fireplace for a tv. The problem is it will only fit a 42 in. I need some ideas of how to box this in and build amantle

Cleaning stainless steel appliances
Donna Creecy Donna Creecy Answered on Jan 10, 2024

I have bought several items claiming to clean stainless steel appliance, but none have lived up to the hype. I have water stains that refuse to go away! Any solutio... See more

Changing Stainless Steel Appliance finishes to Black Stainless
Jay Jay Answered on Jan 10, 2024

Does anyone have experience with changing stainless to black stainless.My kitchen appliance s are Whirlpool .. horrible range & oven .. that are stainless. Changing ... See more

How can I clean burnt sugar off glass stove top?
Megquinn Megquinn Answered on Jan 10, 2024

I was boiling sugar and water on the stove and it boiled over on my glass stovetop, and of course immediately hardened. Now I can't get burnt sugar on the glass stove... See more

Help! I don't think my HE Kenmore washing machine is really washing!
Bernice H Bernice H Answered on Jan 10, 2024

I have read the manual, yet when I put a load in,they end up in a bundle ...especially sheets..everything is bundled inside,how can clothes get clean like this,with n... See more

During a hard rain water leaks into room at floor level.?
Jeremiah  John Jeremiah John Answered on Jan 10, 2024

The apartment has tiles And when rain falls after some time we will start seeing on top of the tiles and as time go's on the water increases and spread to other are... See more

How can I hide this ugly wood paneling in my kitchen?
Judy Judy Answered on Jan 10, 2024

It's old and doesn't match my decor. Can I paint or something cheap?

How do I mount a few shelves on a bathroom mirror?
Glenna Glenna Answered on Jan 09, 2024

There's absolutely no place else in our tiny bathroom to add some storage. The space I want to use is about 3' wide and 2 1/2' feet tall. I'm wanting to get items OF... See more

How long does it usually take to remodel a small bathroom?
Jenny Hicks Jenny Hicks Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Want to replace old tub/shower combo with a tiled, walk-in shower. TThe room is only as wide at the tub is long, and there's a window around shoulder height above th... See more

How do I get rid of the kerosene smell in the house?
Marios Ioannou Marios Ioannou Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Hello all,I had recently a leakage at my house where 200 Ltr of kerosene were absorbed from the roof to the bedrooms ceilings as a result one of the flooded and the s... See more

Should I continue the backsplash on the other wall?
Dawn Kreft Dawn Kreft Answered on Jan 09, 2024

We are putting in a backsplash. 2 pictures. Pic #1 - Side of kitchen almost done. Pic #2 - The backsplash will go on the wall behind sink. BUT...should it also be on ... See more

Peel & Stick backsplash on an orange peel wall.
Nev33510893 Nev33510893 Answered on Jan 09, 2024

I would like to add a backsplash in my kitchen but the current wall has an orange peel surface. Will probably try the peel and stick tiles.

How do you remove caulk from backsplash?
Dawn Vroom Dawn Vroom Answered on Jan 09, 2024

How to remove caulk from a backsplash?

How do you use spacers when installing wavy backsplash tile?
1cs1267 1cs1267 Answered on Jan 09, 2024

I am going to install 3x6 glass subway tiles for a kitchen backsplash. This style design has uneven, "wavy" edges all around … so how do you use spacers w/this styl... See more

How do I backsplash over wavy drywall?
Jeremy Wagner Jeremy Wagner Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Just got new countertops installed to find out my wall that the backsplash will be installed is is wavy, is it easier to use mud and build up the wall or use the back... See more

Water leaks in at floor level when raining
Johnnie Howze Johnnie Howze Answered on Jan 09, 2024

During a hard rain water leaks into room at floor level. I've had the grout line cleaned and resealed. During a recent rain, I observed the area where the water is en... See more

How can I store large bolts of fabric?
Joa6733781 Joa6733781 Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Storage suggestions for 54" wide bolts of fabric.

How do I level the floor under the refrigerator?,Not the whole floor.
Michelle Morello Michelle Morello Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Kitchen floor is warped from water damag, can't afford to have the whole floor done.

How do I an cover ugly glass mosaic backsplash?
Annie Annie Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Because we do not have the time nor inclination to rip off the tile from the wall, how do we best cover an ugly glass mosaic tile backsplash in our kitchen? Textured ... See more

I need opinions on backsplash!
Jerseygirlsdontpumpgas Jerseygirlsdontpumpgas Answered on Jan 09, 2024

I hate my kitchen backsplash. I thought I would do a simple white subway tile but it doesn't seem to really match the granite. I don't want anything too trendy. Do yo... See more

How can I hang our bathroom scale on the wall for storage?
Tmo199680 Tmo199680 Answered on Jan 09, 2024

I'm looking for creative ways to hang our bathroom scale on the wall of our tiny bathroom, for out of the way storage, but easy access.

Wrong paint on faux fireplace interior
Ellen Trammell Ellen Trammell Answered on Jan 09, 2024

I sprayed the inside of this faux fireplace with the wrong kind of paint. Now candles release fumes from the paint. How do I fix it?

How can I make a cloth seat cover to cover My tractor seat
Gwen Helmstetter Samples Gwen Helmstetter Samples Answered on Jan 09, 2024

I have a Mahindra Tractor and it sits in the sun. So I would like to make a slip cover for the seat to help protect it

How can I cover the bottom part of our new shed?
Karen Merritt3 Karen Merritt3 Answered on Jan 09, 2024

It sounds crazy but only one corner of the shed is on the ground.If I try to put anything around it to cover it up it still will not be the same height.We we told by ... See more