Living in Long Beach, we have some older homes that still have the beautiful original windows and hardware. At some point, the ropes that hold the weights to keep your windows from falling down will break. They make alternatives to retrofit your windows and will last many years, unless you enjoy propping up your widows with a stick or other handy object. They make spring loaded replacements with a retractable steel tape that eliminates the need for both cords and weights.
If you have marks or scratches on your furniture, trim or floors, in most cases, you can hide them by using Minwax markers. They come in nine different colors for around $5.00 each, and provide a pinpoint stain applicator for expert results.
Do you have older cabinets that just won't stay shut? The old spring or roller latch is worn out or covered with paint? Make your life easy and purchase a heavy duty magnet catch. Around $3-$4.00 a set. Installs in just a couple of minutes. Call if you need some help.
If you have plaster walls and don't like the way they look, use a flat paint rather than eggshell. The ultra flat sheen helps hide imperfections in the surface. Any amount of glossiness reflects light and highlights the unevenness. #painting