August 27, 2016

If tightening the bolts on the base doesn't stop it, buy some plastic shims from a hardware store and slide them under the toilet to stabilize it.

If there's caulking around the base, you may have to remove it to slip the shims under the toilet.

Re-caulk after insta...

August 20, 2016

If you love to cook with garlic and other strong herbs and spices, your butcher block my not smell very good after a while.  To sanitize a wood cutting board or counter top, wash with a solution of 1 teaspoon of bleach in 1 quart of water. To eliminate odors, pour some...

August 13, 2016

Restaining your wood fencing can sound like a long weekend project.  It doesn't have to be.  

 You can purchase a garden sprayer from your favorite hardware store. It would be good to pressure wash the fence the day before to get off all the dirt and loose stuff....

August 6, 2016

Does the entry deadbolt sticks when you key-in?

The lock needs lubrication, but not with oil, which can attract dirt over time.

Squeeze in graphite powder to lube the lock without creating future gunk-ups.

And while you've got the tube handy, give any other squeaky hinges...

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