June 25, 2014
We have a vinyl covered sundeck. Thy vinyl has been down for several years and has faded very badly. The seams and edges are still intact. We really don't want to h...
June 23, 2014
A little while ago I had asked you about irrigation services and you referred me to University Sprinklers.
This is just a wee note to let you know that they are AWESOME.
I would definitely recommend them to anyone putting in an irrigation system.
Libby, S. Surrey BC
June 20, 2014
When you find that your fridge is too hot or too cold... Make the appropriate adjustment 1 setting at a time... Leave it for 24 hrs to adjust to the new setting...
If it is still too warm or ...
June 19, 2014
Q: We have a problem keeping a silicone seal around our bathtub. It seems to constantly crack, turn black and look generally ugly. There must be a better solution.
June 19, 2014
Q: I have a beautiful antique table that is a cherished family heirloom. Unfortunately, someone set a glass on the top and it left a white stain. I am hoping you have a remedy to restore this lovely table.
June 19, 2014
Guest Blogger – Kathy van Gogh from van Gogh Furniture Paints
I have such fond memories of going downstairs to my father’s workshop, where he had the radio constantly playing in the background. The air was always smokey and mysterious (back in the old days when lots of adults smoked). I was never allowed to touch anything. “HANDS OFF” was emblazoned on...
June 17, 2014
You know, folks, we so often seem to hear about home accidents and disasters, but do we really take things seriously and set out a plan of action? Or do we turn a blind eye to any potential problem, thinking it will never happen to us? Let's think about some of the concerns we could encounter as homeowners. (And this includes...
June 16, 2014
Q: The family/recreation room in our home has old-fashioned wood panelling on the walls. We would like to keep the retro look. Is there something we can do to brighten it up?
A: Tired-looking wood panelling can be...
June 11, 2014
In my many years in the home-improvement industry, I do not think there is a question that has not been asked and answered.
A common query deals with concerns about moisture ...
June 2, 2014
2 weekends ago (May 24), I had the opportunity to be at a home show sponsored by the GVHBA (Greater Vancouver Home Builders).
This venue was not the usual convention centre or BC Place but rather at the Van Dusen gardens. This much smaller venue gave a very nice environment to the home industry, home owners and exhibitors rather than being in the cavernous setting of a very large building. You may wonder why a change to a smaller venue. In recent years I have noticed a change in ...