Cleaning the bathroom is never fun, but at least with a bathroom cleaning checklist you donèt have to think about it too much. Many people find that cleaning the toilet makes them squeamish and that scrubbing a tiled shower is a lot harder than it looks. While it may be tempting to hire a house [...]
A drywall lift rental is an invaluable tool when you are hanging drywall in your home. While it normally takes two, or even three, people to install a piece of drywall, a drywall panel lifter allows one person to do the job. If you are an average homeowner who doesn’t spend 40 hours a week [...]
Lots of people have a gazebo in their garden, but how many of them think of also using it as a spa gazebo? As soon as the good weather comes around everyone wants to be out in their garden for as long as possible. Sometimes you want to be outside but it might actually be too hot or sunny to be un-shaded for too long, so having a gazebo to sit in allows you to remain outside, without being exposed to too much sun.
As mentioned above we’re all very conscious of not being out in strong sunlight too much or too frequently, so a gazebo is an ideal place to retreat to and sit in whilst enjoying the fresh air and views from your garden.
Do you know what to do if your sliding glass door quits sliding properly? Do you know what to do if it breaks or needs repair? Hopefully, after reading this article, you will know just what to do for your specific sliding glass door situation. We will reveal what to do in many different cases of damaged doors, glass, screens, tracks and more.
Doorbells are a of type home signaling system located near external doors. Other types include door chimes, intercoms and buzzers. When a button on the outside is pushed, a doorbell on the house’s inside emits a ringing sound to signal to people inside the building there is a visitor. Sometimes there are problems, and it is time to do some doorbell repair.
Minor repairs to a carpet can be done yourself, but for a valuable antique or a major repair, I would say leave it to an experienced pro. It is possible to extend the life of a damaged carpet by repositioning it so that the damaged area is away from foot traffic; if the carpet is too large to be moved, you can instead move furniture around so as to redirect traffic away from the part of the rug that needs repair.
It is important to have your chimney carefully inspected periodically. Masonry chimney problems are easy to overlook because they are often hidden from view, and they can be dangerous. Avoid walking around on your roof; use binoculars to have a close look from the ground.
What are you looking for when doing this inspection? Large cracks in mortar, cracked or missing bricks, loose or damaged flashing around the base, a damaged chimney cap, or a leaning chimney stack can all signal it is time for a chimney repair project.
Chimney Brick Repair
Do you have lamps that have boring, plain lampshades that could use a little brightening up? Have you ever discarded a lamp because the shade was outdated, damaged or clashed with your décor? We all know that lamps are expensive to replace. Next time consider recovering that lampshade.
Do it yourself lampshade recovering is easy. Without much trouble you can turn that plain, old or damaged lamp into one with a brand new style. You don’t even need to know how to sew to recover an old lampshade. If you can trace, cut with scissors and use a glue gun then you are in business.
Weathervanes are traditionally mounted on the highest point of a roof, although there are a few different ways to install a weathervane. You can attach a weathervane’s spire to the ridgepole, which is the vertical member between a roof’s two end rafters.
You can attach it to the top of a cupola, if your house has one, on a support from the inside. You can attach it to the wall with a mounting bracket or the top of the roof with a bracket. A weather vane can also be attached to the top of a pole in your garden.