Author: Hored1948

2 Feb

How to Correct a Crack in an Acrylic Bathtub

Acrylic is one of the most commonly used materials for bathtubs. Acrylic tubs are warm to the touch, keeping water temperature; lightweight, therefore easy to carry, manage and match; available in a range of colours and durable. However, no matter how durable a bathtub is, accidents and damage could happen. If your bathtub develops a […]
31 Jan

How to Repair Exterior Wood With Large Paint Chips

Wood on the outside of your home is exposed to the outside elements, such as heavy rains, high winds and extreme sun exposure. Under these harsh conditions, even the most powerful paint only lasts so long. Finally, exterior paint cracks and chips off. While this happens, it’s time to strip the paint and replace it […]
28 Jan

The Way to Split a Glue Joint at Furniture

Furniture repair and refinishing often entails disassembly, and that may be a headache with glued joints. If you simply attempt to drive them apart, you are just less likely to split the wood as you are the adhesive, sometimes more so. The best plan of action is to soften the paste with a solvent first. […]
25 Jan

How to Treat Trumpet Vine for Worms

Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans), also called trumpet creeper, grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 9. Trumpet vine grows to heights of 40 feet and will spread up to ten feet wide. Featuring bright red or orange blossoms in the summer, trumpet vine might grow to be the target of worms […]
20 Jan

Flowers That Smell

Fragrant flowers fill a garden with sweet scents. It only takes a few intensely fragrant blossoms. These kinds of flowers grow in several distinct types including annuals, perennials, shrubs and vines. Cut flowers taken from these plants can fill a room with fragrance. Annual Flowers Annual flowers complete their life cycles in a single growing […]
18 Jan

Good Potting Flowers

Flowers growing in containers work well on patios, decks, porches, balconies and also in tiny yards. Plants grown this way are mobile so the place is changeable. Flowers that are good for potting tolerate dry conditions, create interesting forms and fill pots using color. Waterwise Flowers The faces of the plant pots are exposed to […]
13 Jan

How to Care for Sheepskin Lamp Shades

Sheepskin lamp shades are made of this rawhide skin of the sheep and doesn’t have any wool or suede attached. The rawhide is pliable when wet, and in that condition, it’s worked on a lampshade frame and stitched or sewn into place. The colors give off a warm glow creating a pastoral appearance when they’re […]
10 Jan

The Guide to Landscape Lighting Troubleshooting and Outdoor Lighting Solutions

Fixtures as diverse as spotlights and lights illuminate your landscape for night entertaining and general safety. However lighting your outdoor area has its own drawbacks since the fixtures, bulbs and wiring should withstand continuous weathering through the seasons. Simple troubleshooting techniques enable you to repair your landscape lighting, even if an issue arises, to prevent […]
8 Jan

How to Harvest Seeds to Grow Gourds

Seed saving allows you to gather and store seeds in your favourite plant varieties from your garden-grown plants. The big amounts of gourds, both pumpkins and ornamental varieties, dry readily and store nicely, whether you gather them from fresh fruits or cured ones. Gourds easily cross-pollinate so that it’s ideal to conserve seeds should you […]
6 Jan

Design suggestions for a Small Back Yard

Small back yards can have an intimate appeal without limiting the range for landscape design and outdoor living which may be enjoyed in a larger space. Many homeowners welcome the constraints of less room to play with, taking advantage of the opportunity to invest in high-quality components on a small scale. Small Backyard Design Small […]