How to Patch Carpet Whether it’s red wine or black market, sooner or later, your carpet will suffer a stain no amount of scrubbing can erase. In these instances, the best way to move forward is to cut the stain out of your carpet and replace it with a patch. Instead of hiring a Read the full article…
How to Remove Carpet If your carpet’s seen better days, there’s no need to grin and bear it. You can easily remove carpeting yourself in an afternoon with some basic tools and materials, saving up to $200 in the process. Here’s what you’ll need for this simple DIY project: TOOLS & MATERIALS Furniture Sliders Hammer Read the full article…
LESLIE: Sandy in Texas is on the line and needs some help with a carpet question. What’s going on? SANDY: Well, I had a Scentsy, one of those little things that uses hot wax. And my granddaughter knocked the Scentsy over onto the carpet and part of it splashed on my (inaudible at 0:05:36) chair, Read the full article…
Find out what type of flooring is best for each room in your home and Learn about the pros and cons of hardwood, wood, bamboo, laminate, vinyl, carpet, ceramic tile and more.
Taking care of your home doesn’t have to mean blocking out the entire weekend – Tom and Leslie have easy 30 minute projects you can take on to make sure your home is set for this season ahead. Plus, once it comes time to close up your windows and doors for the chilly weather ahead, dust and allergens can begin to build up fast. Find out the best kind of filter to keep the air clean. And get tips on the sensible way to planning a new kitchen, along with your calls on, cement bock walls, leaky pipes, venting an attic, treating a deck, carpet installations, door adjustments, cleaning shower doors, attic stairs,
Get spring cleaning shortcuts to get it done faster. Find out how to make soggy yards disappear without the use of difficult to install French drains and find out how to determine if a home is truly green and energy efficient. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, repairing a concrete floor, basement cracks, drain odors, ventilation systems, roofing vents, settling foundation, carpet cleaning.
If your vacuum cleaner just doesn’t seem to have to same sucking power it used to, don’t get rid of it just yet. Get some simple trouble shooting tips to see if you can breathe new life into your old vacuum. If you suddenly get a blast of too hot or too cold water during your shower, you might need a pressure balance valve. Get advice on how to avoid shower shock. And you might be getting shocks of another kind if you don’t have the right electrical panel. Find out if yours needs an upgrade. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, squeaky faucets, floors, squirrels, hot water issues, sidewalk , ceiling repair, air conditioning issues, removing carpet stains, structural problems, weed removal.
Love the look of hardwood? Use it to create an accent wall – an on-trend look for less! Discover how to get your closets organized and actually keep them that way. And find out about the new tile shape that’s got the design industry buzzing. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, replace a fireplace with heating, flat roof leaking, remove carpet in basement – mold, wall pops, preparing wood before painting, insulate foundation, timers on lights, tub stain, hot water issues.
Learn how to remove carpet held down by adhesive glue, and how to prepare the subfloor beneath it for new flooring. Also discover the benefits of installing engineered hardwood instead of traditional hardwood – especially in spaces where spills are common.
Silencing a loud, squeaky floor requires a few additional steps when the floor is covered by carpet. Learn which steps to take – and which tools to use – to pull back the carpet cover and quiet the plywood underneath.