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Best product for sealing very porous tile?
K. Rupp K. Rupp Answered on Jan 09, 2024

Hi fellow home talkers! How are all of you doing? If anyone could help me out...I would really appreciate it! We have a very porous PORCELAIN tile in our kitchen. ... See more

How can I glue sisal rope to cardboard? What is the best glue to use?
Karen Karen Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I am trying to make decorative baskets using heavy cardboard boxes. I tried a spray glue, but it wasn't working.

What glue can I use over decoupage?
Wendy Wendy Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Hi Hometalk! I am in middle of a really fun project, but I am stumped and need your help! I used mod podge to cover the cutest little elephant figurine. The elephant ... See more

How to remove mildew from drywall and textured ceiling
Heather Heather Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Need advice how to remove mildew from drywall and textured ceilings?

Any ideas on how to update these old cabinets
Amy Wassell Amy Wassell Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Old 90's cabinets white with wood trim and no pulls or handles. Should I just reface the cabinets which are in good shape or repaint the doors? If repaint what color?

Tips for a 70s bathroom makeover?
Sin26299313 Sin26299313 Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I have a killer 70s bathroom with bland yellow countertops and white cabinet with layers of oil paint And an old glass door shower. Need a makeover for them or at le... See more

I hate the grout on my new tile - should I paint it?
Chrystina Chrystina Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I had a new porcelain tile floor installed in my kitchen and the grout is disgusting. Can I paint it a different colour, re-grout it myself or what? Love the tile, ... See more

Can I cover penny tiles in my bathroom without removing them?
Bennet Gold Bennet Gold Answered on Jan 08, 2024

My bathroom floor has ceramic penny tiles, I would like to redo the floor but don't want to have to remove them. Is there anything I can cover them with?

Where to buy a solid plate element electric stove top?
Caroline Hall Caroline Hall Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I a solid top cooktop /metal plate electric elements about 10 years ago when I lived in Florida... I have recently looked everywhere to purchase one for my kitchen re... See more

What type of glue to use when putting ribbon on a lamp shade
Debbie Debbie Answered on Jan 08, 2024

What is the best way to glue ribbon on to a lamp shade for a makeover?

How to get lint off clothes in dryer?
Cynthia S Cynthia S Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I can't seem to get my dark clothes lint or hair-free in the washer or dryer. Any suggestions?

What sort of glue do I use to stick terracotta pots together?
Laurie bell Laurie bell Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I do crafts with terracotta pots, recycled glass bowls, vases, and any thing I can get my hands on but my glue has not been very good. What glue should I use?

How do I stop birds from pecking out the mortar from the bricks?
Betty Varjavandi Betty Varjavandi Answered on Jan 08, 2024

They have moved to several places and mortar between the bricks is on the ground.

I spilled red wine on my countertop. What can I use to remove this?
Sean Drapeau Sean Drapeau Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Help me guys? What do you know about removing a stain like this

How can I stop my Microwave from sliding on the counter top?
Cathy Chandler Cathy Chandler Answered on Jan 08, 2024

How can I stop my Microwave from sliding on the counter top every time I open the door to microwave something. I tried putting a towel under it but it still slides An... See more

What to do with a vintage gum ball machine
Judy Clark Judy Clark Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I had this red gum ball machine in my storage building and decided to pull it out and use it for something. What am I filling it with? BUTTONS - All white of course!

How do you paint laminate kitchen cupboards when they're peeling?
Debi @ Debi Collinson Interiors Debi @ Debi Collinson Interiors Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I want to paint my kitchen cupboards but the skin is peeling off of some of them. I was wondering if I peel the skin off the doors that are peeling down to the MDF bo... See more

I am looking for a way to get oil-based crayon off my white carpet!
Julie Ribando Tanneberger Julie Ribando Tanneberger Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I am hesitant to go to my usual "go-to's" due to the oil-base. My carpet is white and the colors are all different. It was a play date gone bad. I really need some... See more

How can I get my gray undershirts white?
Dgreen Dgreen Answered on Jan 08, 2024

My DH wears sleeveless undershirts and no matter what we try they always turn a dingy gray. How can we keep them white or make them white, again?

How can I remove old caulk from a bathtub that has been refinished?
Pat Myfrecklesrock Windsor Pat Myfrecklesrock Windsor Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Please let me know how to remove caulk around my bathtub that looks awful. Thank you!

How do I repurpose a very old bathroom sink?
Mary Sharp Myers Mary Sharp Myers Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Here is the sink. I need a non chemical way to bring the sink back to life.

I have golden oak trim and what color of wood floors should I use.
Kristen Kristen Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Lots of oak trim - doors, baseboard, kitchen cabinets and furniture.

How do I update all beige bathroom with what color towels?
Job33100262 Job33100262 Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Toilet, vanity and tub are bone color with brushed nickel fixtures. What color shower curtain and towels would make it pop, if possible?

How to re-tile shower floor?
Lendy Counts Lendy Counts Answered on Jan 08, 2024

The tiles are coming off the floor of this shower floor. It was built in the ‘70’s. I really would like to replace so it can be SCRUBBED REALLY GOOD! How difficu... See more

End Grain Cobble Block Wood Tile Flooring
Real Antique Wood Real Antique Wood Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Just wondering what people thought about our end grain wood tile flooring idea. So many different ways to lay out. What's your favorite?

Flooring choices for mobile home
J J Answered on Jan 08, 2024

Have a 30 year old mobile home that we will keep for 2-3 more years before selling. Not sure I want to invest $5-6,000 for laminate throughout. What about vinyl in la... See more

How do I attach legs to large tray?
Melanie Wyma Melanie Wyma Answered on Jan 08, 2024

I have a very large, heavy, oval silverplated butler’s tray that I want to attach metal legs to, to make an end table or small coffee table. I don’t know how to a... See more