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Suggestions needed: Best cleaner for painted plaster walls and painted woodwork. 6 Paper Roses May 2014 13 hrs ago 0 261
Free DIY mousetrap that works! i know cuz we caught our mouse with it this morning! 16 NMDemDist2 Dec 2013 Monday 2 1026
Patio cover. 18 truth2power Apr 2014 Monday 2 712
Roof replacement and fascia/soffit repair 11 Digit Jul 16 Aug 10 0 251
Plumbing question 7 mrmpa Aug 3 Aug 6 0 187
Kitchen, dining room flooring 6 madokie Aug 1 Aug 4 0 170
Kitchen Cabinet input requested. 47 Melissa G Feb 2012 Jul 23 1 17833
fire alarm problem (maybe ?) 10 steve2470 Jul 10 Jul 19 0 229
are those deflatable garden hoses advertised on TV any good? 20 CTyankee Jul 14 Jul 16 0 424
I had to post this somewhere...When looking how to Clean my Resin Deck Chairs.... 6 KoKo Jul 6 Jul 6 0 275
Question about restarting water heaters 3 Tab Jul 3 Jul 6 0 160
Any air conditioning DU experts???? 13 hamsterjill Jun 30 Jul 1 0 360
I give up. What colors should I pick up at Michaels if I want a faux Tuscany 5 Baitball Blogger Jun 29 Jun 30 0 226
Digging Post Holes without Destroying Yourself. 15 MineralMan May 2014 Jun 22 2 584
Master Forge BBQ Grills 4 unhappycamper Jun 17 Jun 18 0 390
bamboo flooring and urethane glue 4 onethatcares Jun 5 Jun 17 2 245
Screw it!! 6 Jesus Malverde Apr 2014 Jun 17 5 358
How hard is it to turn a door into a wall and match cabinetry? 19 politicat May 30 Jun 16 1 361
I need stain removal help--big time! 4 Paper Roses Jun 12 Jun 14 0 297
Looking for old-fashioned metal gate latch with vertical tension rod that slips into a horseshoe 9 IrishAyes Jun 10 Jun 11 1 447
instant deck 7 tk2kewl Jun 5 Jun 8 6 386
Cheap Easy Whole House Attic Fan (plus one other idea) 3 IrishAyes May 26 May 27 0 246
Hanging a pallet planter on a brick wall 3 shireen May 2014 May 2014 0 355
My new love affair 1 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 3 283
What have I done?! 3 tk2kewl May 2014 May 2014 4 377
Halogen light bulb in globe fixture? 5 JayhawkSD May 2014 May 2014 0 236
Dovetail Jig Fixture 14 X_Digger Apr 2014 May 2014 7 503
Shelving / Storage solutions in small-ish space? 14 villager Mar 2014 May 2014 1 524
Another scrap project.. 4 X_Digger Apr 2014 May 2014 8 411
Make your own fake marble 4 IrishAyes Apr 2014 May 2014 1 317
My kitchen wants this... 7 Jesus Malverde Apr 2014 Apr 2014 5 465
Pulled up some of the frickin' carpet 14 Tab Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 457
Backyard remodel 18 shanti Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 527
Two sorta scrap projects.. 10 X_Digger Apr 2014 Apr 2014 3 318
free kindle book -- Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living 1 NMDemDist2 Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 258
Anyone know the cost of a furnace/AC replacement? 14 Auggie Jan 2012 Apr 2014 0 32231
Do any DUers have a Hydro-Sil wall mounted electric heater? 6 Paper Roses Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 288
What kind of support does a 15 inch overhang on an island require? 14 Baitball Blogger Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 625
Circular saw reccomendation wanted 20 quakerboy Feb 2012 Mar 2014 0 3660
Help...I am a Babe in the Woods of emergency generators! 12 Walk away Nov 2013 Mar 2014 0 827
black stuff in toilet bowl-long 12 irisblue Oct 2013 Mar 2014 3 4050
Electrical question 23 Holly_Hobby Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 665
The mystery deepens in our ungrounded house 14 Holly_Hobby Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 559
Backsplash and range hood. 4 Baitball Blogger Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 372
Cracks in the cement before tiling. 9 Baitball Blogger Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 364
Interesting experience today regarding flooring. 9 OffWithTheirHeads Nov 2013 Mar 2014 1 812
Staining outdoor Concrete Blocks 6 Whisp Feb 2014 Mar 2014 0 442
When is it time to replace the dishwasher? 6 hedgehog Sep 2012 Mar 2014 0 1246
Help!! GE Washer Control Board 21 hamsterjill Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 767
Photo attached, what kind of wood floors are these? 7 warrior1 Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 454
Sewing machine to vanity 2 X_Digger Feb 2014 Mar 2014 3 392
Demo Party! and Mobile Home Renovation hints appreciated! 12 haele Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 994
fluorescent tube light bulbs 7 anasv Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 445
Does anybody have any experience with walk in bath tubs? 13 LaydeeBug Dec 2013 Feb 2014 0 1178
It's been kinda slow here so I thought I would post pics of my latest DIY (semi-pro) project. 12 Hassin Bin Sober Jun 2012 Feb 2014 8 2175
Anyone with knowledge of Victorian-era (and earlier) floor finishing techniques? 8 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 363
LED Lightbulbs and antique lamps 10 Holly_Hobby Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 438
need metal-to-wood glue advice (or other ideas) 21 Kali Mar 2013 Jan 2014 0 6828
Chlorine free pool systems. 7 Mr. McD Feb 2012 Jan 2014 0 1365
How do I get the old non-slip strips off the floor of my bathtub so that it is clean again? 7 jwirr Feb 2012 Jan 2014 0 2543
Does anyone have experience with smart strand carpet? I have cats... 1 LaydeeBug Jul 2013 Jan 2014 0 428
Find The Water Leak (Poll) 0 BobUp Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 321
New-to-Me website alert! You'll love it. (LATER EDIT- DON'T DO WHAT I DID, THOUGH) 5 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 10 660
I'd like to volunteer as host. 13 X_Digger Sep 2013 Jan 2014 0 851
UPDATE WARNING 0 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 267
With some heavy snows & cold about the country this might be helpful 0 Sherman A1 Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 254
Has anyone here ever replaced a thermostat? 16 Paper Roses Dec 2013 Jan 2014 0 637
Anybody here ever do a leather repair/recolor on a sofa? 2 Silver Gaia Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 390
Help! My kitchen light has developed an environmental conscience! 5 struggle4progress Oct 2013 Dec 2013 0 527
Advice on HDTV Antennas? 8 tk2kewl Oct 2013 Dec 2013 0 1092
Water drops on porcelain tile and grout next to shower, reason for any concern ? 3 steve2470 Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 420
Another question on a DIFFERENT subject this time, promise 17 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 805
Any good green ideas on what to do about frozen drain pipe for washing machine? 22 IrishAyes Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 3784
Condensation running down my range vent into my microwave in cold weather? (And cracks in ceiling) 22 GreenPartyVoter Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 2112
Got a fun project in the planning stage, could use some opinions.. 13 X_Digger Sep 2013 Dec 2013 2 1191
We need to cut off old, rotten deck joists flush to the side of the house. How? 30 OnionPatch Sep 2013 Nov 2013 0 3015
Gas Fireplace 5 Aerows Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 444
I hate plumbing. It is just dirty, hot and nasty 3 nadinbrzezinski Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 531
To catch a mouse 6 Warpy Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 587
I have a heating problem and question. Can anyone help? 8 Paper Roses Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 696
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