You don’t need an airless sprayer for flawless results when painting trim. All you need is a steady hand, a quality brush and patience.
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Screening or mesh will prevent your pet from escaping through your gate. It is available at a home center for less than $20, and you can choose from a few different colors. If you have an extra-large gate, you might have to buy a few pieces.
You can save several hundred dollars by installing the vinyl flooring yourself, and you can feel confident by drawing a template of the floor.
There are many possible causes why a garage door mysteriously opens by itself. The most likely ones deal with either the remote, the button on the wall or the sensors.
The proper size of ventilation fan to install in your bathroom should be one that can exhaust a cubic foot per minute per square foot of the bathroom. Also, the cheaper fans are typically the loudest.
Cutting the door to fit is not a big deal; you just can’t cut too much off of it.
There is an easy way and a hard way to do add a telephone jack. The easy way is to buy a wireless telephone jack and plug it into an electrical outlet. The hard way is to buy the hardware, cut a hole in the wall and run the line.
When adding a circuit breaker or tandem breaker, you must prioritize safety first. You will be working inside your main electrical panel and if you lack experience at this, you may want to call in a professional.
If the pressure in your sprinkler system significantly drops, water from the lawn can siphon back through the pipes and into your potable water system. This means that fertilizer, weed killer, pesticides and whatever else might be on your lawn could make its way to your faucet. An anti-siphon valve is a one-way valve that prevents this.
Q: My washing machine is about 10 years old, and it has started leaking whenever I do a load of clothes. Should I fix it or buy a new one?
Q: On the side of my house next to my outside wall is an open area that we want to close in so the dog won’t run out. It’s a small dog, so we only need a fence about 3 feet high. The guy we bought the house from already installed metal poles in the ground for chain-link fencing. My question is, how do I stretch the fencing across the poles?