I barely had time to put away my snow shovel and winter tools when I found myself mowing the lawn and thinking about spring repairs. Doing the necessary maintenance now will give you time to enjoy the summer days ahead. To help with spring maintenance, I have selected established and dependable tools plus some newer ideas to help ease the duties of spring.
After leaving the house, I noticed the garage door did not close. I tried several times, but the door only moved slightly but would not close. I had to go into the garage and release the door opener and then lock the door. Do I need a new opener?
I would like to remove my box-type vanity sink for a wall-hung sink. This can give me a little foot room. But, I don’t want it to look like a commercial bathroom. Do they make attractive wall-hung sinks with the piping concealed?
Here are some things to do before the gardening season gets into full gear: Change oil and filter in gas-powered equipment; check garden hoses for cracks or leaks; clean and oil shears and all garden tools.
The person buying my home insists on replacing the patio or reducing the home’s sale price so he can replace the patio. A repairman told me the patio can be repaired. Is this true, and how would it be done?
I am putting in a new custom shower with frameless tempered glass doors. From the shower door to the window is less than 60 inches on the other side of the toilet. Do you know if the window has to be tempered?
Q: We have plans to finish our basement and have a few questions on the best way to proceed. The basement walls are poured concrete, as is the floor. Should I insulate the walls? Can the walls be covered with furring strips or should I use a two-by-four wall stud?