Q: We purchased a foreclosure to remodel, and most of the windows seem to be painted shut. What’s the easiest way to break the paint seal without damaging the wood of the window sashes? A: There is a hand tool called a sash knife […]
By Monte Burch With the beginning of fall weather comes that much dreaded annual chore—winterizing your home. Many of these chores are ignored, but a little time spent before the football season can be extremely important, not only in conserving fuel and money, but in effectively maintaining a comfortable and safe environment. Following are some tips […]
Oscillating Multitools Take the Market by Storm
They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and a home’s entryway is a focal point that any visitor will notice first.
By Matt Weber From cutting access to framing and installation.
Using the newest synthetic moldings and shingles as well as tried-and-true techniques to revive an old friend.
By Larry Walton Cutting Off Doors to Clear for your New Flooring.
Woodgrain frames and decorative hardware enhance the home.
Replacing your shutters? Consider installing decorative urethane shutters for years of low-maintenance curb appeal.
Q: How does a split-jamb door work? A: Prehung split-jamb doors are designed for situations where an interior wall’s rough frame is thicker than a standard opening, and a standard size prehung jamb won’t fit. Split-jamb doors have a two-piece jamb that is separated lengthwise and sandwiches the wall between the two pieces. When installing, set the unhinged side in the […]
Giving away three this month!! Homeowners, handyman types and trades people desiring a sturdy, space-saving work surface that folds up and stores compactly on the wall when not in use can install Model FB2632 workbench / table now available from Tjernlund Products. Model FB2632 features a heavy-duty load rating of up to 250 pounds and is the ideal solution for […]