LVP Flooring Installation - It's a Remarkable DIY Product Author's WARNING: Read Judy's email to me below about where NOT to install LVP flooring. Several months ago a pesky mouse caused a small water leak in a PEX water line that supplied water to a second-floor bathroom in my home. A new hump in our […]
Old Frigidaire TV Commercial Advance to 2:55 to see how we've gone BACKWARDS with respect to refrigerators. A spreadable butter compartment!!!!! This means that part of the box was a little warmer!!! Check out the removable fruits and vegetables fold-down tray!!!!
Hardwood Floor Refinishing is Hard Work - Best Done by a Pro This past week I, along with my beautiful and patient bride of forty-nine years, had to endure the throbbing and nerve-rattling experience of a massive hardwood floor sander grinding off the finish from the birch hardwood in our home. We were huddled in […]
Disaster Preparation - 3 Easy Things to Do Now You might think that everything is rainbows and unicorns at my house. I can see how you might think I don’t suffer from home improvement trials and tribulations. After all, what could possibly go wrong at my house? I’ll answer. All the same things that go […]
Home Depot Quartz Countertop Story Two days ago, February 24, 2023, I found myself re-installing three sinks for a young woman Kathy and I know from our church. She had new countertops installed in her kitchen and two bathrooms by Home Depot. The day before I was at her home as the countertop contract workers […]
Lead in Ceramic Coffee Mugs - You Could be Killing Yourself Slowly Do you have ceramic mugs as you see in the photo above? Did you know the silica glaze and the pigments used in them often contain lead? Did you know how little lead it makes to make you sick? I copied this from […]
Lead in Old Pyrex Bowls Do you have any old kitchen bowls like you see in the photo above? I grew up with bowls just like it. In fact, each night for two years in the early 1970s I ate a pint of plain Skyline chili with onions and cheese in a red Prex bowl […]
DIY Ceramic Tile Kitchen Backsplash - Not Too Hard Six months ago my son purchased a new house. He had been looking to move from his apartment for well over a year. The white-hot real estate market made it quite difficult to locate a house in his price range. Each tired and worn-out house we […]