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How to Fill in
Holes and Cracks in Basement
Repair a hole; insert a piece of foam backing rod into holes larger than 1”
deep to provide a base for the caulk or hydraulic cement...
How to Patch a Carpet
Using ruler and a utility knife cut out the damaged area of the carpet...
How to Install
Ceiling Fan/Light Control
Before turning off the power, turn the fan/light switch to the on position
and use any pull-chains to turn the fan onto the highest speed and the light
Installing window trim
Although window trim is not difficult to install, it does take time because
there are so many different pieces involved. For a traditional treatment,
this means one stool, one apron, two rosettes, two leg casings, and one head
How To Replace A Ceramic Tile
With a carbide-tipped grout saw, apply firm grout but gentle pressure across
the grout until you expose the unglazed edges of the tile. Do not scratch
the glazed tile surface...
How To Fix A Pop-Up Drain
Raise the trip lever to the open position. Pull the stopper and rocker arm
assembly from the drain. Clean off soap and hair with a dishwashing brush in
a basin of hot water...
Reinforcing Floor Joists
There are several ways to beef up attic floor joists so the space above can
be used for a bedroom, home office, or a second family room. Usually the
best approach is to double- up the existing joists...
If your drawers are giving you trouble, there could be several things at
fault. Your first job is to figure out what’s going on. Is your drawer pull
or handle loose? Does your drawer fall off the track? Is it hard to open?...
Installing tile is not difficult, but it can be time-consuming.
Because of this, be sure to read the container label on your
adhesive to find out what its open time” is...
How To Replace A Ceiling-Mounted Light Fixture
Begin by turning off the power to
Remove the globe by unthreading the globe (Turning it counterclockwise) or
by loosening the three screws that...