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What is the best way to clean a burnt pot?
Lea Grossman Lea Grossman Answered on May 09, 2024

I made a thick soup for winter and by accident left it on the fire for too long. Now my soup pot is basically ruined! Any hacks to help me clean the burnt pot? Need t... See more

I burnt popcorn on bottom of stainless steel pot. How to clean it?
Buddy Monetti Buddy Monetti Answered on May 09, 2024

It was burnt real bad so I have no little black chippy things to scrape off it's like burnt right into the steel.I tried the baking soda and vinegar soak and it did n... See more

Best way to clean burnt pots?
Jo Bowman Jo Bowman Answered on May 09, 2024

What is the best way to clean a burnt pot?

How can I get evergreen climbing vines that don't attract bees?
Isabel Isabel Answered on May 08, 2024

Need privacy screen I can train on trellises for my patio. There's lattice there, but not enough to block out neighboring home. This is a mobile home. Would love flow... See more

Patio umbrella keeps blowing over
Barb Barb Answered on May 08, 2024

Does anyone have a easy solution to keep opened patio umbrella from flying up and falling over even on a semi windy day? I have the heavy base, it's in a hole in a pa... See more

How can i keep neighbors small children from climbing my fence?
Mogie Mogie Answered on May 08, 2024

I have a 20 year old chain link fence set back on my property by almost a foot. The neighbors small children keep climbing it. I have talked to the dad and he doesn't... See more

How do you remove an oil stain from composite decking?
Stan K Stan K Answered on May 08, 2024

I moved a snow blower to my composite porch for the up coming winter. After it was moved I noticed it had dripped engine oil on the deck and it soaked into the compos... See more

How do I get grease stains off of composite decking material?
Mcc24026079 Mcc24026079 Answered on May 08, 2024

I have a bbq rug under the grill but I ended up getting some grease on the material anyway. Any idea?

How do I remove a rust stain from a wooden deck?
Tia Bebee Tia Bebee Answered on May 08, 2024

How do I remove a large, deep rust stain from a metal pan off my stained wooden deck?

How do I get the black marks off my composite deck?
Robin Macdonald Hill Robin Macdonald Hill Answered on May 08, 2024

As we all know New England is getting hammered with snow this year! And I had so much snow on the deck that I had to use the snowblower to get it off. I'm anticipatin... See more

How to remove Behr Deckover?
Renee Schafer Gray Renee Schafer Gray Answered on May 07, 2024

We used Bher Deck over about 5 years ago. It is peeling and fading in places. We have tried to remove it. It is almost impossible. HELP!

How can i upcycle rigid foam packing blocks?
Cindy Cindy Answered on May 06, 2024

how can i upcycle rigid foam packing blocks?

How do I get rid of moles, voles and chipmunks?
Jnk32028878 Jnk32028878 Answered on May 06, 2024

They dig holes, have tunnels and throw dirt all over. how can I get rid of chipmunks, voles, and moles with natural easy to find ingredients?

Getting rid of burdock-Anyone know a non toxic way to get rid of them?
Melody Melody Answered on May 06, 2024

i am clearing an area to plant a butterfly/bee wild flower garden. The area is full of burdock and the soil is hard packed clay. I have been digging the burdock out... See more

The shelf life of Chalk paint?
Alberta Coulter Alberta Coulter Answered on May 06, 2024

I have a jar of Ann Sloan chalk paint I bought several years ago. It has never been opened but it has separated. As it was very expensive and I have a project in mi... See more

Help please! What color for the front door?
Lynn Ware Lynn Ware Answered on May 05, 2024

We're remodeling this 1930's house. We have a new red metal roof & plan to keep the white siding. What would you suggest as a front door color? I love bright, bold co... See more

Curb side find! What would you do?
Alicia Gillentine Carr Alicia Gillentine Carr Answered on May 05, 2024

I found this in the curb this morning on my way to work. Needless to say I'm late :) does anyone know anything about this piece? What would you do with it? Paint? Res... See more

How do I get rid of these bugs? They have invaded the outside of house
Louise Mowery Louise Mowery Answered on May 05, 2024

This is the best picture I have at the moment. It has orange markings on the top of the body. The outside of my house is covered with them. Can you please tell me wha... See more

How to get rid of bug infestation in my dry pasta packages
Regina Regina Answered on May 05, 2024

Very small black or dark bugs in pantry, unopened cellophane wrapped or paper packages. Can you identify and advice?

How to get rid of tomatillos bugs?
Maria C Maria C Answered on May 05, 2024

Sow tomatillos this year, and couple days i notice it they are been bitten i look around and i found some disgusting creatures, I've healthy plants besides these inci... See more

Where can I find a plastic version of cinder blocks?
Sister mable Sister mable Answered on May 05, 2024

I want to decorate my roof garden with benches and shelves, but don't want to invest in the weight.

How do I make fall leaf luminaries?
Doris V Doris V Answered on May 05, 2024

I saw someone making gorgeous luminaries with fall leaves, and I want to give it a try. Do you have any ideas on how to make them?

How do I stop the pitting on my stainless steel refrigerator?
Sre4548638 Sre4548638 Answered on May 05, 2024

I have a 7 month old Frigidaire brand stainless steel refrigerator and I noticed pitting and rust spots numbering somewhere around 30 or 40. Is there something I can... See more

How do we remove calcium deposits on our patio water fountain
Pamela Pamela Answered on May 05, 2024

How do we remove calcium deposits from our patio fountain and brick walkway?