How to Fix a Door that’s Sticking

How to Fix a Door that’s Sticking

Have you ever had a door that you tried to open and close and it seemed to get stuck on an edge or rubbed at the bottom or top and took paint off or left marks on your floor? The solution to fixing this is quite easy, and you’d be surprised at what a small investment can do to ease your door pain.  The answer is to buy a small, handheld planer the width of your door. Here is a typical handheld planer: The planer has a blade in it…

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How to Paint Your House for a Low Cost

How to Paint Your House for a Low Cost

You want to paint your house, but the cost of paint starts to add up when combined with the amount of square footage you want to cover.  Your children are requesting special colors, but you can’t see buying two gallons of paint for the coverage.  I have a solution that I’ve used in my own home to paint my house, get the color I want, and do it at a very low cost. While contemplating how to paint my house, the solution seemed quite simple:  buy Oops! paint (paint that…

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The Ledge Project – Hardwood Floors

The Ledge Project – Hardwood Floors

I have a ledge that extends near my stairs.  I have no idea why it’s there. I’ve thought about it on a daily basis.  Does it bother me?  Yes…yes, it does.  This ledge is some sort of drop off point for everything.  It has no purpose.  I’ve come to the conclusion that it was created because someone designing our house made a mistake and overestimated where the wall needed to go.  Then, maybe the wall was moved back a bit. In the decision of creating said ledge, I think someone…

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