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Age Unfinished Wood | DIY

3 votes, 3.33 avg. rating (69% score)

When workers remodeled the kitchen of our town hall several years ago, they tossed out an old unfinished... Read More »

Choose the Right Product to Refinish Furniture

1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

When furnishing a home or apartment, deciding to buy used furniture and fix it up is a sound... Read More »

Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen

Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen

25 votes, 3.64 avg. rating (73% score)

Use this simple recipe to get rid of ants in the kitchen. This simple recipe using sugar, Borax... Read More »

Get Rid of Cockroaches

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

Cockroaches eat bookbinding, paper, and starched clothing. They also contaminate food and — quite frankly — are just... Read More »

Get Rid of Moles

1 vote, 1.00 avg. rating (49% score)

Moles are destructive pests that can damage ornamental plants as they burrow underground in search of grubs. Try... Read More »

Get Rid of Musty Odors with Cat Litter, Newspapers & Charcoal

Get Rid of Musty Odors with Cat Litter, Newspapers & Charcoal

5 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Here are some of the best ways to get rid of musty odors using common household items like... Read More »

Get Rid of Silverfish

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

Silverfish aren’t only annoying, they’re also destructive. They eat glue, books, papers, artwork and clothing and can cause... Read More »

How Old is Your House?

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

If you’re trying to date your house, you may be able to find a clue in its plastering... Read More »

How to Keep Squirrels out of Bird Feeders | Simple Solutions

24 votes, 3.23 avg. rating (65% score)

Squirrels are notorious pests when it comes to stealing food that’s been put out for the birds. Here... Read More »

Old-Fashioned Ways to Clean Brass

Old-Fashioned Ways to Clean Brass

5 votes, 4.60 avg. rating (89% score)

Have your brass objects become tarnished or dull-looking? Use these old-fashioned methods to clean brass. Earl Proulx received... Read More »

Prevent Tiled Shower Leaks

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Tiled showers are beautiful but prone to grout cracks and leaks. Find out the simple way to prevent... Read More »

Raccoon Deterrent | 4 Ways to Keep Raccoons out of Garbage Cans

Raccoon Deterrent | 4 Ways to Keep Raccoons out of Garbage Cans

7 votes, 3.57 avg. rating (72% score)

Sometimes a practical raccoon deterrent can yield surprising results. Find out how this method keeps raccoons away from... Read More »

Remove Candle Wax from Fabric

46 votes, 3.57 avg. rating (71% score)

It happens. You’re having a dinner party and fail to notice the wax from your taper candles dripping... Read More »

Stop Rocking Chairs from Moving Across the Floor

Stop Rocking Chairs from Moving Across the Floor

4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

When your rocking chair turns into a walking chair, it’s time to take action. Here are several tips... Read More »



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