This is a guide on how to mix mortar for pointing using sand, cement, plasticizer and water, together with some tips on how to use it for repointing.
Paint the exterior of your house to make your home attractive. Learn how to paint your house, and how to prepare for painting along with special tips when mom's in charge of the project
No one told me how hard it is to start a coal stove when I purchased one. Starting a coal stove is nothing like starting a wood stove fire or a pellet stove fire. Not even close. When you are done reading this you will...
Tracking down space heaters that are energy efficient isn't always simple. You want something powerful yet affordable. This article focuses on a few of my favorite heaters and the technology involved.
Frequently Asked Questions about United States Postal Service approved mailboxes.
The numbers and letters on the head of your key always mean something. Here is a brief guide to the most common meanings of numbers and codes that appear on keys.
Directions on how to fill and repair concrete cracks, such as those in many driveways.
How to mosaic stairs risers, back splashes, or fireplace surrounds, using plexiglass as a substrate. These stair risers are removable! Mosaic adds color and individuality to your home or public space
A Rocket Mass Heater is a wood-burning device. Beyond that, it gets weird. Technically neither a woodstove nor a fireplace, the rocket mass heater is related to masonry heaters, rocket stoves, and traditional earthen...
If you've struggled with a cloudy or green pool and have tried everything, there is something that might be suitable to try. A type of clarifier known as a flocculant, commonly called "drop n' vac" or "Dropout" is a...