How can I fix too much sun in backyard?
Vinyl plank flooring vs pergo (laminate)
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.
How to remove popcorn ceiling that has been painted?
Does having a paint over a popcorn ceiling change how I'd remove the popcorn ceiling?
How Can I sand my stairs without too much dust?
I pulled up the carpet off 17 steps plus a very small landing. Removed all the staples. The stairs are yellow pine. Would like to sand them and just polyurethane the ... See more
My wooden stair railings are spaced too far apart. How can I fix them?
I would like to add metal spindles or replace them all but want to save money. Any ideas?
Porch Railing or Porch Wall? What Do You Think?
We've in the process of building a porch onto the front and side of our house (wraparound). We have the porch floor on, and now we're stuck, trying to decide which wo... See more
Can outdoor carpet (the green stuff) be applied to an exposed deck?
We have a deck that we spent three weekends re-doing with a HGTV recommended deck restoration product that peeled in 9 months. Cleaned and scraped, replaced rotted bo... See more
Thompsons Water sealer disaster
Since we just had our deck pressure-washed, we decided to apply Thompson's Water Sealer to help preserve it. Big mistake. It seems to have a permanent stickiness. Any... See more
If you're going to live there for very long I would consider planting some trees. My backyard faces the West, so I understand what you mean when you say too much sun !!!
A shade sail would do the job.