HOW DO I PATCH HARDWOOD FLOORS?
We have removed a wall in our living room. Now we need to patch the oak wood floor. A floor installer told us he would have to rip up the existing floor about 15 feet on both sides of the missing flooring so he can install the flooring staggered in each direction. Plus, he said the new floor will be darker than the old floor due to sun bleaching.
HOW DO I ENLARGE MY SHOWER?
We want to remodel our Master Bathroom. Our shower has two shower heads and is wide but only about 2 ½ feet deep. How can we enlarge the shower? It is already as wide as it can be.
A NUMBER OF INTERIOR DOORS WON'T STAY OPEN
We have two doors that will not stay open. We have to use a door stop on both of them. Is it due to settling and is there a solution?
HOW DO I MAKE A PRETTY SMALL PRINT STAND OUT?
I received a beautiful but very small framed print. If I had a matching print, it would be easy to find a place to hang the pair. But since the print is so small, the lone print looks lost on the wall.
HOW DO I MAKE MY POOL MORE ATTRACTIVE?
I have an half above ground and half below ground pool. It is not a very attractive part of our landscaping and the fiberglass is visible on the south side.
MY COMFORTER AND DUST RUFFLE LEAVE THE MATTRESS EXPOSED
I have purchased two
comforters for my King bed. Although both comforters are Kings, they are too short for my double pillow-top mattress. I can see the mattress between the comforter and dust ruffle.
ARE THERE ALTERNATIVES TO HEAVY DRAPES?
I need shades in my bedrooms for privacy but I do not like the look of heavy drapes hanging on both sides of the shades. I know the shades will look bare by themselves.
WHAT IS A SOLUTION FOR AN ECONOMICAL WET BAR?
Our kitchen is too small to store our wine and bar glasses, wine bottles and liquor for entertaining. We would love to have a wet bar located close to our living room that might even accommodate a wine cooler. We are afraid that the cost will be prohibitive if a contractor builds us one.
HOW DO I GET MORE CUPBOARD SPACE?
My kitchen simply does not have enough cupboards. I have no place to store my extra small appliances and over-sized soup stock pan.
HOW DO I GET MORE PRIVACY FROM MY FRONT DOOR?
I don’t like people looking into the house when they are at the front door. Should I remove the window?
HOW DO I HIDE EYE SORES LIKE DOWNSPOUTS?
My foyer is an impressive 12 feet high. As you walk into the foyer, your eyes are drawn to a high window. But what you see through the window is a big, ugly downspout.
IS THERE A WAY TO MAKE WINDOWS ATTRACTIVE WITHOUT CURTAINS OR BLINDS?
I don’t like to use curtains or blinds on windows where I do not need the privacy. But without some window covering, the windows tend to look boring.