DIY Ideas

DIY Plumbing – Troubleshooting Your Sink Stopper

My bathroom sink is draining with the sink stopper engaged – Could it be a bad seal, bent rod, loose part? – How to fix a slow draining sink stopper… Sometimes, a poorly-performing sink drain can’t be fixed with only drain cleaner or a pipe snake. One of the most common causes of bathroom sink …

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What Is The Cheapest Fast Way To Secure A Sliding Glass Patio Door?

How to secure a sliding glass patio door? A sliding glass patio door will have a simple latch to lock it. This latch can be vibrated by an intruder and opened. If you have a backyard with a sliding glass door or doors on your patio, you should add more protection to prevent a break …

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Replace Incandescent Light Bulbs In Your Home With LED Lights To Reduce Electric Bill

Save on your electric bill by replacing your older incandescent light bulbs with LED light bulbs. An LED light bulb (LED = Light Emitting Diode) uses 80% to 90% less energy than the average incandescent light bulb. An LED light bulb can last for 20 years or 20,000 to 50,000 hours when used for 5 to …

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Washing Machine In Garage – Where Do I Let It Drain – Utility Sink, Standpipe, Sink Drain?

Question: I bought a new Samsung Front Loading Washing Machine. I have it in my garage. What is the best way to let a washing machine drain the water in my garage when I am washing clothes? I can install the washer next to the utility sink in the garage. If I do this, can I let …

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How To Get One End Of A Stuck Drawstring Pulled Back Out Of A Hoodie?

I pulled the drawstring on my hoodie half way out. One end of the string is there and the other end of the drawstring is stuck somewhere in the middle. How do I feed the drawstring back out of the hole? Can I do it without removing the complete string? If I pull it out …

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What To Do When Your Phone Gets Dropped In Water

What do you do when your phone gets wet? If your phone has fallen into any type of water, you CAN save it. Here is what to do when your phone falls into the toilet, the sink, the bathtub, or gets left in the rain. What to do when phone gets dropped in water You …

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Kitchen Railing Storage Ideas – Kitchen Organization

Need more storage area in your smaller kitchen? Use rails on the wall for more efficient kitchen storage and organization. These kitchen rail storage ideas are simple to implement and make your kitchen feel more like home. These rails are easy to install and can be used in hundreds of different ways to organize your …

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