Don’t you just hate it when your toilet keeps kicking on every few hours…. or minutes? It is a very annoying problem, but it may have a very simple solution. There are actually two common issues that can cause this problem. Hopefully, this little post will explain how to repair running toilets and you can get back to more important things – like getting back your sanity.
One of the things that I have been meaning to get to on my long list of to-do items is to move my son out of his twin sized bed into a queen size. He has really put on a growth spurt over the past few years, and that twin bed makes me think of Snow White trying to get comfortable in one of the dwarfs’ beds. Thank goodness he didn’t want anything too extravagant! He was more than pleased with this easy DIY modern platform bed.
Have you been wondering about how to cut the cord on your cable service? With the mad dash for everyone to dump their cable service, it really got me to thinking about how much money I waste each month on my own. I will admit that my husband and I are addicted to binging. We have Netflix and Amazon Prime to feed our habit, and we occasionally subscribe to Hulu to catch our favorites, (the Handmaid’s Tale and any Stephen King related shows). But, at least with those services, I can stop them each month and resume whenever I want. With cable, it is a completely, different story.
If you regularly do any type of woodworking or painting, you have probably had to use a solvent to clean your brushes. Whether you use paintbrush cleaner, mineral spirits, or paint thinner, at some point you will be faced with the issue of what to do with the leftover materials. Since we can’t pour these chemicals down the drain, and we shouldn’t pour them out on the ground, what exactly do we do with them? If you have ever wondered about this issue, keep reading, and I will share my method on how to store and dispose solvents. It’s much easier than you think!
A few years ago, I showed you how to get rid of those frigid drafts coming in through your windows. Well, this year I wanted to show you how to insulate doors and get rid of drafts that make their way through your entrances. There are just a few specific areas where that cold air can enter, and likewise, there are just a few specific projects that you can do to stop them.
When people come to my house for the first time, they often inquire about my custom area under my stairways. Typically, they love the idea of having something in that wasted space, and they want to know how to do it. Well, I find that to be a loaded question most of the time. Because every stairway presents its own potential for problems, one answer doesn’t always fit all. However, I can show you how to add storage under stairways even when you have a few obstacles to deal with.