IN A FIX, the new home-improvement show on the TLC Network, follows a team of remodelers who rescue homeowners from botched renovation projects.
Changing a vehicle’s engine oil and filter is sure to save motorists time and money from trips to the service station.
Q: Can you lay new tiles (saltillo) on top of old ceramic tiles? A: Yes, but only if the existing tile surface is in good shape without cracks or loose tile. The tiles need to be cleaned of any grease, oil or other bond breakers. Use a belt sander or angle grinder to scuff the glazed surface of the […]
Q: How can I remove the haze that covers my car’s headlights?A: The oxidization of the plastic housing on the headlight can definitely create a thick haze, which can worsen to point that is affects the light output. Kits are available at many automotive stores, which include the tools and materials you will need, but the kit costs about $30. […]
Q: Do you foresee any problems with using ceramic tiles to re-surface the interior of a bathtub? A: If the tub is fiberglass or acrylic, then the answer is “don’t try it.” To tile a fiberglass tub, the tub must be fabricated with the intent of ultimately tiling over it. If cast iron, then you’d have to use epoxy to […]
Q: I’m planning to build a small patio area with landscape pavers. Should I seal the pavers? A: Sealing your pavers is not absolutely necessary, but it is recommended. A sealed paver surface is much easier to clean, and may even prevent staining. Also, sealing will enhance and maintain brightly colored pavers. Sealing your pavers will prevent the growth of […]
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 […]