Category Archives: DIY

Mystery Mold / Mildew smell and front load washers (also SUD error)

About 16 months ago we switched from a traditional top-load washing machine to a Whirlpool duet front load.  For larger loads (blankets, multiple towels, etc.) this machine does an excellent job and doesn’t tend to get off-balance the way top … Continue reading

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Fixing it… Glues and Epoxy to use when other stuff fails…

Fixing a Leak, how to… Found several small pin holes in the Hot Tub that we got for Akiva (bottom inflates and was leaking) After 2 failed attempts to patch it with a vinyl patch kit (which peeled right off … Continue reading

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Tropical Plant Growing in a Aeroponics / Hydroponics setup

I know it isn’t exactly the same perspective from both photos, but it give you an idea of how much this thing is still growing, even with the recent much cooler weather.  It has been growing in this setup for … Continue reading

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Kitchen Remodel Update

Making Progress on the Kitchen Remodel.

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Summer Garden & Landscape 2010

Wow -time goes by so fast.  It’s been 3-1/2 months since I made a post. It’s been a fairly busy summer.  I took a lot of photos over the summer and want to start sharing them.  Here goes, in no … Continue reading

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Video: Planing Oak Boards for Building Cabinets

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Wiring an electrical junction box

11/15/2009 1:51 p.m. Disclaimer: Many common DIY projects involve some electrical work. If you learn how to be safe, follow the laws, codes and ordinances in your area, and use a healthy dose of common sense, you can start completing … Continue reading

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Wiring a Ceiling Mounted Light Fixture (Video)

Many common DIY projects involve some electrical work. If you take a few basic steps to learn how to be safe, along with common sense, you can start completing these projects yourself. I strongly encourage you to make safety your … Continue reading

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