Home Tasks & Seasonal Upkeep

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Permanent Solutions for Your Temporary Fixes

Now that the guests are gone you have time to do a proper job.

Home Winterizing Projects

Read this article for advice on winterizing your home.

Preparing Your Lawn and Garden for Winter

Read this advice on properly preparing your lawn and garden for winter.

A Brief Explanation of the Two Types of Efflorescence

Read this article to learn about the two types of efflorescence and what they mean to you.

Advice on Gluing Rubber

Read this advice on gluing rubber so that you can do the job correctly.

How to Glue Nylon Webbing

Follow these steps to apply contact cement to nylon webbing.

Your Winter Home Checklist

Follow this advice on what you should do around the house to make sure you are ready for winter.

Fall To-Do List: Outdoor Maintenance

Follow this advice to prepare your home's exterior for the winter season.

How to Glue a Rear View Mirror Into Place

Reattaching a rear view mirror to your windshield is easy if you follow these six simple steps.

How to Polish Limestone Countertops

Read this article to learns some ways to clean both sealed and natural limestone countertops.

Planning for Custom Iron Spiral Stairs

Install your iron spiral stairs in a cinch when you follow these steps.

How to Fix Desk Drawers

Follow these easy steps to fix your desk drawers with new runners and a screwdriver.

Cork and Drywall Can Be Used to Soundproof a Room

If you put cork over drywall and then put another layer of drywall over the cork, you will create a strong soundproofing system.

How to Measure for a Spiral Staircase

Here are a few materials you will need, along with some steps that can help guide you through the process of measuring for your own spiral staircase.

Design Ideas for Cable Stair Railings

Here are some of the different design ideas to use when you installing your own cable stair railings.

Understanding and Preventing Frost Heave

Frost heave is a natural cycle that causes great damage to buildings, roads, and plants every year. Although difficult, it can be successfully avoided.

How to Glue Vinyl Tiles to the Floor

Here are four easy steps to glue vinyl floor tile into place.

How to Glue a Tubular Tire

Follow these easy steps to glue a tubular tire.

Maximize Your Home's Curb Appeal

A little effort goes a long way to make your home look loved and well-tended. Here are some ideas to get you thinking.

Long Term Effects of Efflouresence

Here are some of the basics of efflorescence and the long term effects that come with it.

Closing a Vacation Home for the Winter

Follow this advice to close your summer home for the cold season.

If I glue cork to the wall will it improve insulation?

One of the steps people take to soundproof or insulate a room, as well as to create a unique look, is to glue cork to the wall.

How to Glue Down Hardwood Floor

Keep this advice in mind when you take on the difficult task of gluing a hardwood floor in place.

How to Glue Bamboo Flooring

This article will explain the basics of gluing bamboo flooring to a subfloor.

Getting Started in Home Ownership

This article will explain how to plan your finances for a first home purchase.

Winter Home Safety Audit

Follow this guide to audit your home's safety and prepare for cold season emergencies.

Can You Glue Other Materials Together Using Aluminum Glue?

You can use aluminum glue to adhere other materials together because it is so strong; however, it is recommended that you use this particular type of glue for its intended purpose and applications only.

If I Glue Cork to Glass Will the Glass Be Damaged?

You can use plastic cement to glue cork to glass in order to soundproof a room, add a unique look, or improve the thermal insulation.

Is aluminum glue water resistant?

Aluminum bonding is as common outdoors as it is indoors. Both bonded materials are exposed to the elements.

How to Prevent Efflouresence on Concrete

Here are a few things to consider about preventing efflorescence on concrete.

5 Home Improvement Projects for the New Year

Get a head start on your 2013 DIY.