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Your hands are full; you can’t find the house keys, so you ring the doorbell in hopes that your spouse or child hears you and will come open the door. After about 5 attempts, you drop all your packages and fumble around for your keys. You finally find them, open the door, and to your surprise, sp...
12/11/2008
Whether you’re a fledgling do-it-yourselfer or a veteran, here’s a collection of home repairs and fix-ups you can do in a few hours or less for under $25 each as posted by The Family Handyman online at Reader’s Digest. Trim: Fill woodwork holes like the pros. Most people are surprised to learn th...
12/09/2008
Cockroach Control 4 parts borax 2 parts all-purpose flour 1 part cocoa powder Mix; sprinkle where pets and children cannot get to it.   Garlic Spray [for bugs] 6 tablespoons chopped garlic 1 pint water 2 teaspoons liquid paraffin 1/4 cup Soft Soap Soak garlic in paraffin for 24 hours. Add water a...
11/30/2008
11 Quick and Easy Home Repairs for under $25 (Project 2) Whether you’re a fledgling do-it-yourselfer or a veteran, here’s a collection of home repairs and fix-ups you can do in a few hours or less for under $25 each as posted by The Family Handyman online at Reader’s Digest. Outlets: Make your ol...
11/28/2008
Whether you're a fledgling do-it-yourselfer or a veteran, here's a collection of home repairs and fix-ups you can do in a few hours or less for under $25 each as posted by The Family Handyman online at Reader's Digest. Gutters: Take the sag and bulge out of your gutters. If your metal gutters hav...
11/19/2008
Recipes for Household Cleaners:   Cabinet Grease Remover (for painted cabinets) 1/4 cup baking soda 1 cup ammonia 1/2 cup white vinegar 1 gallon warm water   Press a hot, damp cloth against grease deposits until they soften. Wash cabinets with a sponge and the above solution. Rinse off with a cle...
11/11/2008
I will be starting a series on how to make your very own household cleaners.   Go to my website at http://www.novapros.com/articles to check out the latest in this series.   First post will be tomorrow, but in the meantime, check out the other articles on home improvement.   Allison
11/06/2008
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Have you ever bought a garbage disposal? Are you considering buying one now? Are you confused by all the choices? Here are a few pieces of information to help you choose your next garbage disposal. First, you actually have only a few choices when it comes to picking out the right disposal. In thi...
10/28/2008
Are you concerned with lead based paint in your home? Below is some information to better inform you of where lead based paint is found and steps to take reduce the risk of exposure to lead. Lead based paint is mostly found in homes that were built before 1978, as the Federal Government put a ban...
10/27/2008
Are you afraid to paint drywall yourself? You think it looks easy on TV, but have not painted anything in your life. Well, painting drywall can truly be easy, if you just know a few simple tips first. The most important tip is to make sure the drywall is in good shape. If it is bumpy, lumpy, or h...
10/20/2008