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To keep paint from drying in the can 1 SHRED Oct 2014 Oct 2014 7 708
Hay! 9 hermetic Sep 2014 Oct 2014 0 1014
Fence Menders - anyone have experience with these? 5 IDemo Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 3806
Freezer in unattached garage in northern Ohio during the winter 6 Holly_Hobby Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1181
when you replace your furnance& AC units 5 irisblue Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1028
Second story deck rebuild *update* 7 SHRED Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1346
Something that I dread doing: 6 Tracer Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1129
Removed a rotting 3 foot balcony 3 SHRED Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 2674
Second story deck rebuild 3 SHRED Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1014
Replacing old plaster (but not the lath) 2 hedgehog Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 745
I have a room in our house that does not have its own heater. So I bought a life*pro heater for it. 6 jwirr Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1160
Lag screw question: 9 Robb Jul 2013 Sep 2014 0 11640
so, i pulled down the paneling, peeled off the old tin tiles, 12 mopinko Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1534
what does it mean when an outlet goes dead? 20 grasswire Feb 2012 Sep 2014 1 27792
Roof replacement and fascia/soffit repair 12 Digit Jul 2014 Sep 2014 0 18616
Are you a painting contractor? I need some advice. 5 Paper Roses Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 1107
Cabinet Hinge 12 F4lconF16 Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1362
I feel bad for the paint contractor, but seriously, I'm not responsible for their business practices 7 politicat Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 1196
Free DIY mousetrap that works! i know cuz we caught our mouse with it this morning! 17 NMDemDist2 Dec 2013 Sep 2014 2 5105
floors and sound 6 steve2470 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1175
Suggestions needed: Best cleaner for painted plaster walls and painted woodwork. 6 Paper Roses May 2014 Aug 2014 1 30473
Patio cover. 18 truth2power Apr 2014 Aug 2014 2 7611
Plumbing question 7 mrmpa Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1204
fire alarm problem (maybe ?) 10 steve2470 Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 3666
are those deflatable garden hoses advertised on TV any good? 20 CTyankee Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 3091
I had to post this somewhere...When looking how to Clean my Resin Deck Chairs.... 6 KoKo Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 1106
Question about restarting water heaters 3 Tab Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 770
Any air conditioning DU experts???? 13 hamsterjill Jun 2014 Jul 2014 0 1706
I give up. What colors should I pick up at Michaels if I want a faux Tuscany 5 Baitball Blogger Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 955
Digging Post Holes without Destroying Yourself. 15 MineralMan May 2014 Jun 2014 2 125241
Master Forge BBQ Grills 4 unhappycamper Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 36205
Screw it!! 6 Jesus Malverde Apr 2014 Jun 2014 5 1125
How hard is it to turn a door into a wall and match cabinetry? 19 politicat May 2014 Jun 2014 1 3863
I need stain removal help--big time! 4 Paper Roses Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 22428
Looking for old-fashioned metal gate latch with vertical tension rod that slips into a horseshoe 9 IrishAyes Jun 2014 Jun 2014 1 3455
instant deck 7 tk2kewl Jun 2014 Jun 2014 6 1462
Cheap Easy Whole House Attic Fan (plus one other idea) 3 IrishAyes May 2014 May 2014 0 1173
Hanging a pallet planter on a brick wall 3 shireen May 2014 May 2014 0 18269
Halogen light bulb in globe fixture? 5 JayhawkSD May 2014 May 2014 0 3289
Dovetail Jig Fixture 14 X_Digger Apr 2014 May 2014 7 2871
Shelving / Storage solutions in small-ish space? 14 villager Mar 2014 May 2014 1 1465
Another scrap project.. 4 X_Digger Apr 2014 May 2014 8 1106
Make your own fake marble 4 IrishAyes Apr 2014 May 2014 1 1537
My kitchen wants this... 7 Jesus Malverde Apr 2014 Apr 2014 5 1304
Pulled up some of the frickin' carpet 14 Tab Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 1461
Backyard remodel 18 shanti Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 1485
Two sorta scrap projects.. 10 X_Digger Apr 2014 Apr 2014 5 1070
free kindle book -- Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living 1 NMDemDist2 Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 922
Anyone know the cost of a furnace/AC replacement? 14 Auggie Jan 2012 Apr 2014 0 65282
Do any DUers have a Hydro-Sil wall mounted electric heater? 6 Paper Roses Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 1665
What kind of support does a 15 inch overhang on an island require? 14 Baitball Blogger Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 58475
Circular saw reccomendation wanted 20 quakerboy Feb 2012 Mar 2014 0 10054
Help...I am a Babe in the Woods of emergency generators! 12 Walk away Nov 2013 Mar 2014 0 1865
black stuff in toilet bowl-long 12 irisblue Oct 2013 Mar 2014 3 81539
Electrical question 23 Holly_Hobby Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 1958
The mystery deepens in our ungrounded house 14 Holly_Hobby Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 1710
Backsplash and range hood. 4 Baitball Blogger Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 1442
Cracks in the cement before tiling. 9 Baitball Blogger Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 1718
Interesting experience today regarding flooring. 9 OffWithTheirHeads Nov 2013 Mar 2014 1 1521
Staining outdoor Concrete Blocks 6 Whisp Feb 2014 Mar 2014 0 1244
When is it time to replace the dishwasher? 6 hedgehog Sep 2012 Mar 2014 0 1990
Help!! GE Washer Control Board 21 hamsterjill Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 39273
Photo attached, what kind of wood floors are these? 7 warrior1 Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 1724
Sewing machine to vanity 2 X_Digger Mar 2014 Mar 2014 3 2643
fluorescent tube light bulbs 7 anasv Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 2018
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 3678
Anyone with knowledge of Victorian-era (and earlier) floor finishing techniques? 8 IrishAyes Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 1080
LED Lightbulbs and antique lamps 10 Holly_Hobby Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 1366
need metal-to-wood glue advice (or other ideas) 21 Kali Mar 2013 Jan 2014 0 92669
Chlorine free pool systems. 7 Mr. McD Feb 2012 Jan 2014 0 2118
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 5218
Does anyone have experience with smart strand carpet? I have cats... 1 LaydeeBug Jul 2013 Jan 2014 0 1063
Find The Water Leak (Poll) 0 BobUp Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 926
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 1290
I'd like to volunteer as host. 13 X_Digger Sep 2013 Jan 2014 0 1582
UPDATE WARNING 0 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 0 662
With some heavy snows & cold about the country this might be helpful 0 Sherman A1 Jan 2014 Jan 2014 5 681
Has anyone here ever replaced a thermostat? 16 Paper Roses Dec 2013 Jan 2014 0 1866
Anybody here ever do a leather repair/recolor on a sofa? 2 Silver Gaia Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 1202
Help! My kitchen light has developed an environmental conscience! 5 struggle4progress Oct 2013 Dec 2013 0 1063
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