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Prevent cats peeing on the carpet
Johana Johana Answered on Jan 04, 2024

My cats have acquired the habit of peering on my carpet. I have a deordorizor I use after the fact but I want to prevent the whole thing. Any ideas?

Stair rail ballisters are too wide apart.
Crystal Crystal Answered on Jan 04, 2024

I moved into a house that had an open staircase to a lower level. The rails are about five inches apart or more in some places. I have small grandchildren and don't w... See more

Ideas on what I can do with my blind corner cabinet?
Nancy Dunlap Nancy Dunlap Answered on Jan 03, 2024

Need advice/help on what I can do with my blind corner cabinet..... the width of the opening is only 9 inches .... so much wasted storage space in there... any ideas... See more

Can I store wicker furniture in a unheated garage?
Curious Curious Answered on Jan 03, 2024

I just purchased my first wicker outdoor furniture. I live in northern Michigan and need to store it for the winter.

How do I insulate/warm a small area in my garage for use as an office?
LK LK Answered on Jan 03, 2024

I am moving to a very small house. I work from home and can't put my desk and computer in the house; want to use the garage. I was supposed to move in by mid Septembe... See more

Ideas for storing rolls of fencing wire
Douglas Douglas Answered on Jan 03, 2024

We have rolls of loose fencing wire we want to store and tidy up our property, any ideas?

Ideas to store wallpaper rolls?
-Donna -Mason -Donna -Mason Answered on Jan 03, 2024

I collect vintage abd not so vintage wallpaper that I use for various crafting project. I have a Lot of wallpaper. They are currently stored in old file cabinet dra... See more

Does anyone have ideas for storing large ribbon rolls, like Costco's?
Celeste Celeste Answered on Jan 03, 2024

Lots of wonderful storage/craft room ideas for small ribbon rolls. But, I have over 100 large rolls of Costco ribbon that I am looking for a storage option that keeps... See more

I'm looking for Ideas for storing my fabric yardage...
Susan Susan Answered on Jan 03, 2024

I've seen ideas for storing quilting fabrics (fat quarters) but my fabric stash is all multi-yard pieces, anywhere from 1 to 5+ yards. I am in the process of setting... See more

I'm looking for an inexpensive way to divide my backyard.
Pam Johnson Pam Johnson Answered on Jan 03, 2024

I have 3 dogs and 7 grandchildren and I would like to divide my backyard so the kids have a place to play without the kids jumping. Putting up a fence and gate is go... See more

How to hang spice racks on hollow door?
Peggy Smith Peggy Smith Answered on Jan 03, 2024

My pantry door is hollow. I want to install these individual spice racks on it without them having issues with the weight.

What is the best container for storing alcohol ink?
Debbie Debbie Answered on Jan 03, 2024

I want to make my own inks. What type of container will work the best?

How can I make something(easy) to store my craft ribbons please
Ann Barrow Ann Barrow Answered on Jan 03, 2024

I'm a card-maker and use lots of ribbon and would love a simple storage solution so I can easily see them all and not have them unrolling everywhere,help please!

How do you get rid of the smell from WD40?
Joyce L Miller Joyce L Miller Answered on Jan 03, 2024

How do u get rid of the smell? WD40 has a very strong oder.

What should I do with an outdated 70s style brick planter?
Stephanie Sherrill Stephanie Sherrill Answered on Jan 03, 2024

It's in my living room and the first thing you see when you come in the front door! It's made of bricks.

How can I make over a floor level hearth?
Molly Perser Molly Perser Answered on Jan 03, 2024

We have a floor level hearth made with tiles. Its time do something with it. We have pulled up carpet around it and will be refinishing the wood floors. What can we d... See more

How to remove 3 brick shelves above the fireplace
Evan Evan Answered on Jan 03, 2024

I have a fireplace with 3 shelves that stick out. We plan on mounting our tv above the gas fireplace, but in order to do this we need to remove the 3 built in brick s... See more

How to remove large concrete rocks from a fireplace?
Becki Lomonaco Becki Lomonaco Answered on Jan 03, 2024

I want to take these off and make them much smaller. This looks like real rocks and lots of concrete. The house was built in the 70's. If I can't take it off maybe p... See more

How can I cover an old concrete fireplace hearth?
Cindy S. Cindy S. Answered on Jan 02, 2024

The old fireplace has been sealed. I now have the less than pretty concrete slab that is about 1/2 to 3/4 inch higher than the surrounding floor. We are installing la... See more

Television mounted over the fireplace? Yes or no?
Loni.andersonline Loni.andersonline Answered on Jan 02, 2024

My husband and I are in a disagreement as to where to place our 65 inch television. Currently it is on an old buffet along a big wall. I would rather place the televi... See more

How do I remove bubbles in paint on my front door?
Marie Bright Marie Bright Answered on Jan 02, 2024

How do I remove bubbles on my painted front door?

How do I make a chimney pillow?
Marilyn Marilyn Answered on Jan 02, 2024

Prior house owners ruined the damper in the fireplace. It does not close. Glass fireplace doors do not stop the draft of warm furnace air escaping up the chimney. ... See more

How can I make a fake fireplace hearth?
Phyllis Phyllis Answered on Jan 02, 2024

I am putting gas logs in an existing fireplace and it has no hearth !!!!! Will tile stick to a wood box to make a hearth!

How can I build a fireplace in an alcove that we can remove?
Joel Hayes Joel Hayes Answered on Jan 02, 2024

How can I build a fireplace in an alcove that we can remove when we move out? I want it to look like its built in but the height of the alcove is 9 ft. We have consid... See more