From scratches to stains, your prized coffee table or TV cabinet will eventually bear the scars of life. As a natural material, wood can be restored to its former glory. These furniture repair hacks will give your wooden items a whole new lease on life, from vintage and upcycled pieces to modern items. Before you Read the full article…
How to Refinish Cabinets Replacing kitchen cabinets can be messy and expensive. Refinish cabinets with a fresh coat of paint and hardware is a budget friendly alternative perfect for intermediate DIYers. Here’s what you’ll need for this satisfying project: TOOLS Phillips Screwdriver Drill/Driver Rosin Paper Painter’s Tape Paint Brushes/Rollers Putty Knife Finish Sander Sanding Block Read the full article…
Find out how natural non-toxic wood stains can be made from coffee, tea, raspberries, vinegar and walnut hulls. Find out how to apply and protect organic wood stains.
If you’d like to keep the heat in, the cold out, and the energy bills down – stopping drafts is key! Tom and Leslie have tips to help find and stop hidden drafts, plus your calls.
Labor Day is upon us, and while that means the end of summer — it doesn’t have to mean the end of outdoor fun. Tom and Leslie have tips on THREE ways you can extend the use of your outdoor space. Plus, now’s also the time to plant new lawns but if you don’t have time to watch the grass grow – we’ve got shortcuts on the best way to get a great looking lawn, fast. And, get advice on an all-natural way to unclog drains, along with answers to your questions about, household odors, roof leaks, paneling, furniture restoration, tool options.
How-to tips on storing outdoor furniture.
Is there one area of your home that seems hard to cool and even harder to heat? Tom & Leslie have advice on split ductless air conditioner technology that may be the solution. Plus, if you’ve noticed the borders around your lawn, driveway, walk or patio are looking a bit frazzled, there’s a new brick product out on the market that can make that look super sharp in no time. And with a season change just ahead, do you know the one thing that can help you cut energy costs more than anything else? It’s getting a home energy audit. Get advice on a no-cost DIY version that’s helped over 9 million homeowners, along with answers to your questions about, animal odors, anchoring furniture, adding a bathroom, drainage, painting a basement floor, staining a porch, removing tiles, eliminating pests.
Want to incorporate a sleek, modern, clean look into your kitchen? Tom and Leslie have tips on how to achieve one of the hottest new design trends making its way to this side of the Atlantic from Europe. Plus find out how to breathe new life into some of the furniture you may already have with stain. Learn a quick way to test your air conditioning system to make sure it’s doing all it can to keep you cool and comfortable, and get answers to your calls about, bathroom renovation, metal roofing, hardware options, driveway repair, radiant floors, removing paneling, cleaning a concrete slab, roof drains, refinishing floors, planning a deck.
Now that you have your windows open more often, are you noticing that they’re not easy to GET open and closed? Tom & Leslie have tips to get these sliding once again. Plus, find out the step-by-step to fence replacement; get tips for choosing paint colors and your calls about, high water tables, leaky pipes, swamp coolers, refinishing furniture, septic tanks, brick patio pavers, dye grout, hardwood flooring, cleaning a floor after carpet removal, squirrel and raccoon problems.
Setting goals help YOU, and the same is true for your home. Get ideas for New Years Home Resolutions that add up to big savings and results. Hundreds of children are hurt, and some even killed, each year when furniture falls on them. Get essential tips for properly mounting furniture and electronics to walls. And don’t add smart home technology to your home without this essential know-how. Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, peeling paint, picture frames, sink options, replacing pipes, lighting fixtures, wall cracks, countertops, fireplaces, wood flooring, wallpaper removal, radon