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Does anyone have any good suggestions on how to keep squirrels out of my bird feeders?
Angela A Angela A Answered on Apr 19, 2024

I have tried the crushed red pepper in the bird seed, and have tried putting vaseline on the pole that holds the feeders....any other suggestions? I will at times hav... See more

How can I inexpensively add some "wow" to my very brown/tan house?
Kathy alfke Kathy alfke Answered on Apr 19, 2024

My house is 100 years old and rock solid but it is bland. It needs someone's creative suggestions!

How to tighten a lamp that is looose?
Peggy Havard Peggy Havard Answered on Apr 19, 2024

How to tighten lamp that is loose?

What color to paint above the kitchen cabinets
Reginaeaster Reginaeaster Answered on Apr 19, 2024

So I am stumped, as you may have seen from some of my other post, I am adding blue to my kitchen and family room. I'm trying to get out of the red's, greens, golds et... See more

Should I paint this antique secretary, or refinish it?
Barb Dieterle Barb Dieterle Answered on Apr 19, 2024

This was my grandmothers pride and joy while she was alive. I love it also, but the finish has gotten old and scaly. I'm thinking about painting and antiquing it , bu... See more

Paint color for small galley kitchen oak cabinets/flooring.
Joy Kelly-Warner Joy Kelly-Warner Answered on Apr 19, 2024

Galley kitchen, oak cabinets, oak flooring, skylight for natural only. Backsplash is beige with a few terra cotta triangles on backsplash. My kitchen also in attached... See more

What color should I paint my kitchen cabinets
Linda Anderson Linda Anderson Answered on Apr 19, 2024

Very hard to sand in the grooves of the knotty pine. The finish is worn off in spots. So we thought if painting for a quick fix any suggestions. We just painted the w... See more

3 big dogs in backyard
Jean Blakeley-Cook Jean Blakeley-Cook Answered on Apr 18, 2024

I have 3 large dogs in a backyard. They wrestle non stop and have literally either trodden down every blade of grass, dug it up or, in the case of shrubbery, chewed i... See more

How do I clean a filthy frog pond without hurting the frogs?
Karen Sigel Karen Sigel Answered on Apr 18, 2024

Our recently purchased home has two fish ponds, currently occupied only by frogs, which we enjoy. The ponds are filthy, though, filled with years of leaves, mud, and... See more

1950 Doors
Rose Rose Answered on Apr 16, 2024

I hate these doors. I'm not a carpenter. Was wondering if these would look better painted? What can I do with these door knobs? The plating or whatever is coming off.... See more

How do I tighten the nut on this lamp?
Billy Billy Answered on Apr 16, 2024

I have a lamp that's 1ft 16in long with the opening of the hole at the bottom that's only 2in wide, so how do i tighten up the bottom nut that's on the inside of the ... See more

Is Rub 'n Buff waterproof?
Danielle Segev Danielle Segev Answered on Apr 14, 2024

I've seen some amazing projects on here using gold Rub 'n Buff on faucets and other bathroom fixtures, and I want to try it myself. But do I need to seal it with poly... See more

How do I clean mold and mildew off of my microfiber couch?
Karen Marie Karen Marie Answered on Apr 14, 2024

How do I get rid of mold and mildew on my microfiber couch? Any couch-cleaning tips are appreciated.

How do I get glass beads to stick in cement?
Debra Cunningham Debra Cunningham Answered on Apr 13, 2024

I've seen other people who mix glass beads into cement giving it a jeweled look. It seems when I try to do this, thecement dries and the beads pop out despite having ... See more

How to remove popcorn ceiling with asbestos?
Abby Abby Answered on Apr 13, 2024

I want to remove my popcorn ceiling, but it has asbestos in it. How do I go about this safely?

Should I Put Wood Floors in My Master Bath??
Johnnie L Johnnie L Answered on Apr 13, 2024

We are moving to our forever home in 3 weeks. The space is amazing, but needs major updating. I am aiming for a vintage farmhouse style. I am a junker and a reclaimed... See more

Stained tub grey. HELP!
Amanda Benjamin Amanda Benjamin Answered on Apr 13, 2024

Hi scrubbed my tub with SOS steel wool pad and it left this grey stain. I’m not sure what type of tub I have but I did the magnet test and my magnet stuck to it. An... See more

Is Creeping Charlie in your lawn a good thing or a bad thing?
Mary Sullivan Mary Sullivan Answered on Apr 12, 2024

Is there a sure-fire way to get rid of Creeping Charley?

Vinyl plank flooring vs pergo (laminate)
Lynn Turnbull Lynn Turnbull Answered on Apr 12, 2024

I currently have stinky dirty carpeting in my living room and I want to replace it with a durable flooring that can stand up to dogs and kids.

Hiding plumbing on floating Vanity
Melissa Monteforte Melissa Monteforte Answered on Apr 12, 2024

I had a contractor install a floating bathroom vanity. Without my prior knowledge the vanity did not fit correctly with the existing plumbing from walls. They insta... See more

What kind of glue should I use to apply glass "pebbles" to glass ...
Jeana U. Womble Jeana U. Womble Answered on Apr 12, 2024

I made a 'gazing ball' from a clear round fishbowl by applying colored glass pebbles, intending to leave it on my screen porch. Super freezing temp's, followed by hu... See more

How can you glue ceramic tile to the bathtub edge?
Hei28609765 Hei28609765 Answered on Apr 12, 2024

Can you glue ceramic tiles on a bathtub edge? if so what kind of adhesive do you use> TYA

How do I make DIY rub 'n buff?
JoAnn Green JoAnn Green Answered on Apr 12, 2024

I wanting to make rub and buff. Looking for recipes

Rub-n-Buff help!
KrysFL KrysFL Answered on Apr 12, 2024

So I used silver rub-n-buff and 'painted' the stain glass metal on the interior side of my front door. It turned out okay but now I would like to remove it and go bac... See more

Can I paint my gold tone shower door metal?
Jean Jean Answered on Apr 12, 2024

We are looking to sell our home, built in 1996 when gold tone was hot. Now, we are told that our shower door and faucets are outdated. I hate to spend money on new do... See more