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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?

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?

How to make solar pool covers with pool noodles?
Paula Hurlburt Paula Hurlburt Answered on May 05, 2024

I saw small “Solar” pool covers made with pool noodles and black garbage bags. I was hoping to find the directions again.

How do I remove the stubborn stains from gas stove?
David Brown David Brown Answered on May 05, 2024

How do I remove the stubborn stains from gas stove?

How can I get the actual grass clippings out of the sock?
Teresa J. M. Lavender Teresa J. M. Lavender Answered on May 05, 2024

Help - I have tried everything! I can't get the actual grass cuttings out of my sons socks!Best socks!If you need new socks Dickie's moisture control socks are the o... See more

What should I do with this rusty bucket?
Kelly | This Old Colonial Home Kelly | This Old Colonial Home Answered on May 05, 2024

I love rusty junk. So when I saw this bucket at a yard sale I liked it too much to pass it up. The question now is, what do I do with it? My only thought is to turn i... See more

How do I replace rotting trellis?
Lin Lin Answered on May 02, 2024

I have trellis separating my garden, it has climbers growing through it. The trellis has started to rot and one post has snapped. What would you replace it with? I li... See more

Why are ants coming from under my toilet & around the toilet base?
Amy Poulton, Hometalk Editor Amy Poulton, Hometalk Editor Answered on May 02, 2024

There are these black ants coming from under my toilet and I don't know why. Food sources? Stagnant water? Bathroom flooring issues? I find these tiny ants in the toi... See more

Can I use a small power sander to remove paint from my porch?
Deb-greg72 Deb-greg72 Answered on May 01, 2024

Have painted it with outdoor Behr deck paint but it has flaked up. I got a lot of it up but need to get the rest off before repainting. Getting too old to get down ... See more