Posts Tagged ‘home repair’

How To Install a Towel Bar

Learn the proper method to install a wall fixture like a towel bar and which type of anchor to use so it will stay on the wall without becoming loose in this video.

How to Use a Speed Square

There are many uses for this versatile tool. Take a look at this video to discover some of the basic tips and tricks using a speed square…… and b

Discover How You Can Quickly and Easily Save Time and Money Without Home Remodeling Nightmares

Enter The Dimension Bible for Remodelers and DIYers . You could say this book took me 40 years to write, since it is a collection of information I have gleaned over that period of time. Sure some of the book is accepted practice in the remodeling industry but much of it is drawn from my personal experiences.

Unclogging a Toilet; Use The Correct Toilet Plunger

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Pictured in 1.3 is a bellows style toilet plunger, used to clear stubborn blockages. This type of toilet plunger can deliver up to 7 times the force in clearing a clogged toilet.

Stop Squeaky Floors

This technique requires two people and access to the underside of the floor. Get your stepladder in the area of the squeaks and have your partner walk around the room you are working on. How to say this delicately…. You need a heavier person walking on the floor, in this case the more the better.

Water In Your Basement?

Spring Showers bring more than May flowers, they also bring water into basements. Let’s explore the construction of the typical basement foundation wall and the best solutions for this home repair nightmare. In the Midwest, basement walls are almost exclusively constructed from poured concrete. At the bottom of the foundation wall is a concrete footing, […]

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