, If you do not have a stud in the wall where you are drilling, you will need to use the plastic wall anchors Your curtain If you will be using curtain rod rings or hooks you will need to place these on your rod before hanging into place Place ring hooks on I watched the you tube for this and it was great!
A foundation has to safely bear not only the weight of the porch substructure but also the roof, railings, columns, and more as well Concrete forms are made of a lightweight fiber that you can use below and above ground for a one time use Here s a novel way to install almost instant piers for your front porch or deck.
Watch this video to see how to turn a scrub brush into a power cleaning attachment for your drill that gets the job done in half the time with no elbow grease! If you try this trick, you ll find that you never go back to hand scrubbing again Using homemade PVC pipe paddle mixer handle to mix joint compound in bucket.
Watch this video to see how to repair and improve your entryway, including replacing siding, repairing railings, and installing a new entry door and lock Install Deadbolt Replaced the existing deadbolt with a touchscreen deadbolt that allows for both keyless and keyed access Replace Entry Lights Installed new entry
, We have started on the roof!! What would we do without our truck for hauling in supplies ) Join us while we take a step closer to the finish line! The video
easy if you don t have someone to hold the bag open for you To speed up the process, remove the top from a TV tray, and use it as a frame to secure the plastic trash bag The four members of the TV stand frame will hold the bag open so you can use both hands (or a hand and a rake) to scoop up leaves and place them
, They however used × s along the rails and little screw in hooks to drape the lights to and from each × For this project you can use the × s, galvanized pipes, plastic piping, etc We chose copper I will put this on my to do list as I live in the woods too but I am afraid to step on a snake thank you for all
From our burlap porch banners and wooden firecrackers to our patriotic pillow toppers and rustic flag on our front door Come see how you, too, can have fun decorating your porch with a patriotic theme They used PVC pipe that Dave already had on hand along with pieces of burlap left over from our banner project.
If the drain s crosshairs are broken you can use the Ridgid Model Internal Wrench to remove the drain For example, changing old receptacle (cutting out nails in the stud), cutting wood and PVC pipe, and maybe cutting some drywall Sounds like you have a good project on your hands in the bathroom What all are
Pros and cons on using watering globes, like Aqua Globes, to water your houseplants Those pretty glass plant watering globes do serve a purpose in plant care, but the advertisements can be misleading if you aren t paying attention Drilling a hole in the top of a plastic water bottle to make houseplant drip irrigation.
Watch this video to find out how to dress up drywall window returns by installing stock wood window casing molding around the opening a hand saw), jigsaw, hammer, pry bar, penny finish nails, nail set, utility knife with a sharp razor blade, caulking gun with caulk (or a squeezable tube of caulk), measuring tape, pencil,
, Oil based paint takes longer to fully set up and dry, however you cannot easily go back over places you missed while the paint is drying as it will mess up the finish This is why you want to work in those small sections Painting Metal Handrails or Painting Metal Use a good paintbrush and work in small
Danny Lipford This week on Today s Homeowner, we re making memories as I help my daughter Chelsea create a family heirloom literally from the ground up Chelsea So, we ve taken the logs to Roy and Allie Hyde s sawmill to have them cut down into lumber that we can use It s easier than rolling it on those pipes.
Watch this video to find out how to clean the nozzles on a clogged showerhead using white vinegar Showerhead spray nozzles can become clogged over time with mineral deposits found in tap water To clean a showerhead so it sprays uniformly Place a plastic bag filled with white distilled vinegar over the showerhead.
, Oh yes, I got my DIY on by figuring out how to make the galvinized pipe curtain rods all by myself well, with a tiny helper in tow Don t be intimidated I stood there for minutes putting parts together until I figured out how to make it work but you can just bookmark this page and take it along as your
Watch this video to see how to make a homemade DIY handle for a paddle paint mixer from PVC pipe And then put it into the drill, chuck it down nice and tight Now the reason I cut the pipe so short, is that if you use a longer pipe, what happens is, if this bucket was full of compound, you can see what would happen.
, Which means I inevitably put them off because of the time involved in brushing on paint Using cans of spray paint to paint the curved base of our dining room table last year was way easier than a brush and covered it smoothly But at bucks a can, one project can easily get to just for the paint and
A pro shows how to extend the life of your metal lawn chairs Use a pipe clamp to spread the rails slightly if need be, bend the bar a bit to make it fit, then hit it with a rubber mallet to restore its shape The plastic components of outdoor furniture (shown)vinyl straps, plastic pegs, and mesh slingslast about years.
Here s how to go about it Use a flat shovel to define the outline of the curb and level the ground Compact the soil to provide a solid base using a tamp to prevent the soil from settling and cracking the concrete Install a wide strip of hardboard supported by wooden stakes next to planting bed to serve as a form the
Mar , After my great experience on the front porch with it (the story of which I ve never shared on here, I realized) and seeing it in use on some other decks, I used Here I am moving the backyard lights temporarily out of the way last night with a PVC pipe attached to the railing, until we can decide where to put
Watch this video tip to see how to reuse the fingers from latex gloves to keep your fingers clean when spreading glue or smoothing caulking I got in the habit of taking a pair of scissors and snipping off the clean fingers, either the finger tips or the entire finger, and then you can use it They re PVC Pipe Caulking Storage.
I m going to put in two be I ll put in one more, I think I might need a third one here And now you can use the outside of the can to hold anything like a vacuum hose, or an air hose from a compressor, extension cordanything like that you can drape on the outside The can itself is ideal for small hand tools These are
, This video will cover the basics you will need to build an ft x ft outdoor treated deck patio Why didn t you use space between the deck boards x ft stair treads, per step x x ft for risers and a ft piece for blocking x x ft side handrails x x ft front handrail and the