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What’s In Your Hurricane Disaster Kit?

What’s In Your Hurricane Disaster Kit?

A few new preparation suggestions have been added 2/2020 Prepare For The Worst, Hope For The Best Living in the Mid Atlantic means we’ve had more than our share of hurricane encounters. Most were nothing more than a reason to throw a hurricane party. But a few deserved more attention and preparation. Over the years, … Continue Reading

Repairing Damaged Aluminum On A Travel Trailer RV Camper

Repairing Damaged Aluminum On A Travel Trailer RV Camper

The base of the support arms of the window rock guard on the front of our travel trailer had worn through the aluminum siding and water was getting inside. The damage was roughly 1 inch high by 2 inches wide. Three options that were considered were: Replace the aluminum panel (approximately 8.5 feet long) Cover … Continue Reading

Used Riding Lawn Mower And Garden Tractor Checklist

Used Riding Lawn Mower And Garden Tractor Checklist

This checklist is a starting point in helping you decide whether to purchase a used riding lawn mower. It will give you an idea of what to look for when you inspect the mower. We’ve also included a description of what to look for and why. When you’re ready to actually look at a mower, … Continue Reading

How To Find The Value Of A Used Riding Lawn Mower Or Garden Tractor

How To Find The Value Of A Used Riding Lawn Mower Or Garden Tractor

A used riding lawn mower can be a big investment. A little bit of research and a thorough inspection before you purchase it is the best way to protect yourself from paying too much. Before you part with a couple of hundred (or couple of thousand) dollars, it’s worth taking the time to get some … Continue Reading

15 Awesome Uses For An Endoscope Around The House

15 Awesome Uses For An Endoscope Around The House

Finding A Plumbing Leak Inside Walls Inspecting Ductwork Peeking Underneath Or Behind Appliances Identifying The Mystery Object Stuck Inside The Disposal Annual Chimney Or Flue Checkup Locating Studs Before Removing Drywall Solving The Mystery Of The Missing Socks Find Out What’s Clogging That Drain Check Out Your Dental Work Peeking Inside The Crawlspace Dryer Vent … Continue Reading

How To Repair Riding Mower Seats

How To Repair Riding Mower Seats

Note: For all products mentioned, please read the manufacturer’s directions regarding safety, surface preparation and clean up. Update! Please read the update at the bottom of this article. We tried a different repair method for the seat to our Toro riding lawn mower, which had several splits and had lifted completely out of the plastic … Continue Reading

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15 Hot Glue Hacks To Keep You Sane

15 Hot Glue Hacks To Keep You Sane

Keep An Opened Tube Of Caulk From Drying Out Apply a generous amount of hot glue to the opening of the caulk tube. Keep adding layers to create a plug, which you can easily remove the next time you need the caulk. Attach A Gift Bow That Won’t Stick Anymore We’ve all done it; we’ve … Continue Reading

Bar Keepers Friend

Bar Keepers Friend

I discovered Bar Keepers Friend after looking for a way to remove yellowing from the bottom of a used boat we bought. The marine forums suggested using muratic acid (which made me nervous) and another suggested using oxalic acid, which is the active ingredient in Bar Keepers Friend. Since that discovery years ago, Bar Keepers … Continue Reading

DIY Plant Fertilizer

DIY Plant Fertilizer

After a few Pinterest project fails, I was a little nervous about using the DIY plant fertilizers that were being posted. Without knowing why different amounts of ingredients were being added, or their benefit (or worse, harm) to the plants, I thought I’d hold off. So it was time to do a little research into … Continue Reading

DIY Well Drilling – And What We Learned Along The Way

Pretty much everything we do is DIY, so why not give well drilling a try… There are a lot of websites and videos out there that are worth reading/watching if you’re thinking of trying it yourself. We read and watched dozens and thought we had a solid plan. Here are some questions and tips we … Continue Reading