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Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Repair Warped Boards on a Hardwood Floor

Many homeowners face the challenge of how to repair a warped hardwood floor especially after water damage from a leaking roof, plumbing pipe or a flood in the home. Some homeowners opt to leave their wood floors unsealed to try to attain a rustic look, which leaves...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
DIY -- Replace the Wood Veneer on a Table Top

If you have a great table, but the wood veneer is lifting off, cracking or just looks awful -- don't get rid of the table, replace the veneer.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
Repairing Rotted Window Sills and Frames

Repair rotted window sills and wood window frames to protect the rest of your home from damage and of course make it look nice again.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
How to Fix a Burn Mark on a Wood Table

Repair, rather than replace a burnt wood table.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
How to Repair Scratches From a Dog on Woodwork and Doors

If your dog scratches at the door to be let out, odds are the woodwork and door show it. Repair the dog scratches in doors and woodwork and blend it so no one will ever know.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Cut Your Oil Bill-Switch to Biomass

Biomass can be used to replace coal, oil and natural gas in home heating systems. Biomass refers to anything that is growing or has been grown, usually plant material. ...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Hardwood Floor Scratch Repair



Hardwood floors are a beautiful addition to a home, they look warm and inviting and increase the value of the home. Unfortunately they are not immune to damage. Scratches, nicks and gouges can occur from dragging a heavy object across the floor, moving furniture without protecting the floor, high heel shoes and dirt...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
Hand Planes

Using a hand plane to trim wood allows precision cuts. There are several types of hand planes that you need in your toolbox.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
How To Straighten a Warped Table Leaf

Many homeowners who have a dining table or a smaller kitchen table, have the ability to make the table larger when extra space is needed. Using a table leaf is a great way to accommodate an extra family and friends around your dining table. Many dining tables and kitchen...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
Furniture Restoration - How to Fill in Gouges and Deep Scratches with a Burn-in Knife

Using a burn-in knife to fix a deep gouge or scratch leaves the surface of your furniture with a well-hidden repair.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
10 years ago
Covering Scratches in Wood Kitchen Cabinets

Hardwood kitchen cabinets are a big investment in any home, they are like a fine piece of furniture. Hardwood kitchen cabinets are a design favorite of home decorators because they are versatile enough to fit into almost any decor. Wood kitchen cabinets are beautiful and are available in a...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Butcher Block Countertops Cleaning and Care

Butcher block kitchen countertops are typically made of hardwoods, most commonly maple or oak. There are more expensive hardwoods made into kitchen countertops such as cherry, walnut and mahogany, which exude warmth and luxury. Wood countertops can also be formed as plank style, but they are more likely to...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
How to Fix Chewed Furniture

if your dog, cat, puppy or kitten mistakenly chewed the leg of your table and you want to fix it before anyone notices, you can! make seamless repair to furniture and restore the beauty.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
How to Kill Woodworms in Antique Furniture

Woodworms leave their telltale mark on a variety of wood surfaces include your new great antique find. It is necessary to treat the wood in order to stop an all out infestation in your home.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
Spring Cleaning - Cleaning and Maintaining Trex Decks

Trex decking is a highly durable composite decking material. Even though Trex typically out preforms its competitors it does require cleaning and maintenance to keep it is good condition.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
How To Fix a Split Bentwood Chair

Fix your bentwood chair at home and restore the look.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
Repairing a Crazed Finish on Antique or Vintage Furniture

Repair the surface of antique and vintage furniture.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Wood Furniture Repair : Fix Dents

Some pieces of wood furniture have sentimental value, others have real dollar value and some we just love for no particular reason. Furniture is subjected to a lot of use and abuse. Accidents happen which can cause dents in the surface of the wood such as your kids decide...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
How To Refinish, Clean and Maintain Teak Patio Furniture

Teak patio furniture is a popular choice among homeowners. For many it is an investment because it tends to more expensive than other materials. Proper cleaning, care and maintenance is necessary to keep the teak looking good. Even if your teak is now gray, you can restore the rich wood color.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
9 years ago
Removing Grease or Oil From Hardwood Floors

Accidents happen and they can happen on your beautiful hardwood floors. Grease or oil can be tracked in on shoes or can land on the surface of your wood floors as the result of a spill from salad oil or cooking oil. It is important to take care of...

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