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Roof Repair for Low Income Homeowners
Low income homeowners often can not afford the cost of roof repairs. Searching for agencies or organizations that might help with the costs may be their only solution. This is a page about roof repair for low income homeowners.
Finding Home Repair Help for Low Income Families
There are times when household repairs just can not wait until you have the money to complete the project. This page is about finding home repair help for low income families.
Finding Roof Repair Assistance for Seniors
Many senior citizens are living on fixed incomes that often are insufficient to meet the maintenance needs of their homes. This is a page about finding roof repair assistance for seniors.
Finding Plumbing Repair Assistance for...
This is a page about finding plumbing repair assistance for low income homeowners. Having working plumbing is a necessity. However, some families can not afford the cost of hiring a tradesperson to make the necessary repairs.
Electric Smoke Detector Won't Stop Beeping
It can drive you to distraction, the constant unexplainable beeping of an electric smoke detector. Often it just needs the battery replaced but it may be a signal that it needs greater attention. This is a page about troubleshooting ideas when an electric smoke detector won't stop beeping.
Removing Anti-Reflective Coating from Glasses
When the reflective coating on your eye glasses is damaged you may need to remove it. This is a page about removing anti-reflective coating from glasses.
Restoring the Shine on a Formica Countertop
Over time with normal usage and constant cleaning, your Formica countertops can look dull and worn. This is a page about restoring the shine on a Formica countertop.
Repairing an Electric Typewriter
This is a page about repairing an electric typewriter. The electric typewriter has long since been replaced by the PC and then the laptop. Finding someone to make repairs can be difficult and expensive, you can save money if you make the repairs yourself.
Repairing Water Damage on an Engineered...
This is a page about repairing water damage on an engineered hardwood floor. Unlike solid hardwood flooring, engineered hardwood has a veneer of hardwood over a backing of another material. Repair to this flooring will depend on the type and extent of the damage.
Unclogging a Garbage Disposal
Unclogging a garbage disposal can be a nasty job. This is a page about unclogging a garbage disposal.
Removing the Tint from Prescription Sunglasses
This page is about removing the tint from prescription sunglasses. Sometimes the tint color of your glasses is not the way you want it.
Ford Ranger Heater Not Working
If your truck's heater is not working, your defroster usually doesn't work either. This page is about Ford ranger heater not working.
Making Couch Cushions Firmer
This is a page about making couch cushions firmer. Couch cushions that are too soft can make your sofa uncomfortable.
Removing Nail Polish Off a Car
This is a page about removing nail polish off a car. Nail polish can be difficult to remove from a painted surface without damaging the finish.
Troubleshooting Electrical Circuit Problems
When the breaker is not tripped, but your circuit is not working, it can be a serious problem. It may be best to consult an electrician. This page is about troubleshooting electrical circuit problems.
Repairing a Leather Couch
Your beautiful leather couch is starting to show its age, with worn spots, wrinkles, and more. Before you go buy a new one, consider repairing and rejuvenating it yourself. This is a page about repairing a leather couch.
Repairing a Bathtub Spout Diverter
his is a page about repairing a bathtub spout diverter. You turn on the shower and half of the water is coming out of the spout rather than the shower head. It is time to take a look at the diverter. T
Repairing an Air Mattress
This is a page about repairing an air mattress. Air mattresses are a convenient extra bed for guests or for use when camping, but they do sometimes spring a leak.
Singer Sewing Machine Won't Sew
If your Singer sewing machine has stopped working, it may need repair from a professional. This is a page about singer sewing machine won't sew.
Repairing a Burn Mark on a Corian Counter
Depending on the extent of the damage, light sanding can be used to repair a Corian countertop. There are authorized repair technicians who can do the work, if you don't feel comfortable doing it yourself. This is a page about repairing a burn mark on a Corian counter.
Fixing a Wood Table With a Nail Polish Remover Stain
Nail polish remove can stain your wooden furniture if it gets spilled. Because it may have attacked the finish, it can be difficult to remove the stain. This is a page about fixing a wood table with a nail polish remover stain.
Not Getting Power But Circuit Breaker Was Not Tripped
Electrical problems can be difficult to diagnose, especially when it isn't a simple case of resetting the breaker. This is a page to troubleshoot the issue of not getting power but the circuit breaker was not tripped.
Repairing Scratches on Polycarbonate Lenses
It is frustrating when you find scratches on your lenses. Learn how to fix scratches on glasses with these DIY eyeglass scratch repair tips.
Repairing a Janome or New Home Sewing...
This is a page about repairing a Janome or New Home sewing machine. Some problems with your sewing machine can be fixed at home by making adjustments or replacing parts.
Front Loading Washer Not Spinning
This is a page about a front loading washer not spinning. Troubleshooting a washer that will not go into a spin cycle is not an uncommon event.
Fixing Black Spots on Mirrors
Over time mirrors can develop black areas. This page is about fixing black spots on mirrors.
Repairing a Glider Chair
This is a page about repairing a glider chair. Repairing a glider is generally more cost effective than replacing it, besides it may be your favorite chair and well broken in.
Repairing a Zipper That Separates
Having a zipper that continually separates is very frustrating. This is a page about repairing a zipper that separates.
Scunci Steamer Doesn't Steam
A clog or a faulty heating element are the most likely reasons your Scunci steam has stopped steaming. This is a page about Scunci steamer doesn't steam.
Removing Heat Stains and Burn Marks on Formica
This is a page about removing heat stains and burn marks on Formica. Formica is a popular and relatively durable countertop material. However, you can sometimes leave a stain or burn mark on Formica if a hot pot is placed on it.
Maytag Washer Error Codes
Your washer has stopped working and is flashing a code on the display. This is a page about Maytag washer error codes.
Refrigerator Is Freezing Food
Sometimes you may find that your refrigerator has begun to freeze the food inside. This page contains troubleshooting tips if your refrigerator is freezing food.
Repairing a Crack in a Plastic Tub or Shower
When you are not able to replace a damaged tub or shower a repair to the cracked area may be a solution. This is a page about repairing a crack in a plastic tub or shower.
Garage Door Remote Opener Not Working
This is a page about garage door remote opener not working. You press the button and your garage remote doesn't work. This is a frustrating situation and one that is not always easy to diagnose.
Clearing Potato Peelings From a Garbage Disposal
Certain food items such as potato and carrot peelings can cause a clog in the plumbing attached to your disposal. This is a page about clearing potato peelings from a garbage disposal.
Repairing A Perfume Spray Nozzle
Occasionally the spray nozzle on your perfume bottle gets clogged or simply stuck. This is a page about repairing a perfume spray nozzle.
Washer Does Not Spin Water Out of Clothes
Having a washer full of wet clothes because it is not spinning all of the water out is frustrating. This is a page about washer does not spin water out of clothes.
Flushing a Refrigerator Water Line
This is a page about flushing a refrigerator water line. There are occasions, such as after a repair, that you may need to flush the water supply line for your refrigerator.
Separating Pots That Are Stuck Together
There is nothing more frustrating than trying to separate pots that are stuck together before being able to cook. Check out these tips and tricks for
Separating Pots That Are Stuck Together
Finding Replacement Gaskets for Jars and Canisters
It can be difficult to find the right sized gasket for an older glass container or cookie jar. Here are tips for ordering a replacement for a vintage or family treasure.
Sofa Bed Frame Replacement
Sometimes the frame for your sofa bed becomes damaged beyond repair. Finding a new replacement frame can be a challenge. This is a page about sofa bed frame replacement.
Use Dawn Detergent to Unclog a Drain
Cooking grease and the residue from shampoos and conditioners can clog your drains. Many people have success breaking up the clog with Dawn. This is a page about use Dawn detergent to unclog drain.
Refrigerator's Ice Maker Not Making Ice
This is a page about a refrigerator's ice maker not making ice. Your refrigerator's ice maker may stop making ice, requiring you to troubleshoot the cause before it can be repaired.
Sewing Machine Needle Not Catching Thread
It can be very frustrating if your machine is not sewing properly. This page is about sewing machine needle not catching thread.
Repairing a Microwave That Won't Heat
This is a page about repairing a microwave that won't heat. Microwaves are a part of many of our daily lives, and when they don't work properly, it can be frustrating.
Separating Plastic Drinking Cups
This is a page about separating plastic drinking cups. When plastic cups are stacked one inside of the other they sometimes get stuck together.
Fixing a Loose Screw in Wood
This is a page about fixing a loose screw in wood. When a screw comes loose in wood, it can be difficult to get it to stay in again. There are ways to fill the hole and get the screw to hold in the wood again.
Washer Not Spinning Properly
When your washer stops spinning properly, you are often left with a machine full of wet laundry. This is a page about a washer not spinning properly.
Removing Heat Marks from Furniture
You have just enjoyed a steaming cup of hot coffee. When you move the cup, to your dismay there is a heat mark on the table. This is a page about removing heat marks from furniture.
Whirlpool Ice Maker Not Working
This is a page about a Whirlpool ice maker not working. When the ice maker stops working you can call the repair man or try troubleshooting the cause yourself.
Changing a 15 Amp Outlet to 20 Amps
This page is about changing a 15 amp outlet to 20 amps.It is important to know the electrical wire and breaker switches requirements for different kinds of outlet needs.
Discoloration in a Fiberglass Bathtub
Fiberglass tubs can become discolored over time. This page offers advice for how to fix a discolored fiberglass tub.
Removing a Lid Stuck on a Pan
This is a page about removing a lid stuck on a pan. Sometimes a vacuum will be created inside your covered pot. If this happens you may be unable to remove the lid.
Repairing a George Foreman Grill
This is a page about repairing a George Foreman grill. Some small kitchen appliance repairs may be easy enough for you to do, rather than having to buy a new one.
Electric Blanket Error Codes
This is a page about electric blanket error codes. An electric blanket is an easy way to stay warm during the winter months. If your blanket is not working, checking the error code can help you troubleshoot the problem.
Repairing Faux Leather Upholstery
This is a page about repairing faux leather upholstery. Leather-like furniture covering can be a challenge to repair when damaged.
Icemaker Not Dumping Ice
Before you call the repair service, you may be able to troubleshoot and repair an in-freezer ice maker that makes, but doesn't dump the ice cubes. This is a page about icemaker not dumping ice.
Removing a Photo Stuck to Glass
This page is about removing a photo stuck to glass. It is a challenge to remove a photo without ruining it from glass when it is old or has gotten wet.
Repairing Wood Table Finish
This is a page about repairing wood table finish. When the lacquer or vanish coating is damaged on a veneer or solid wood table top, there are numerous ways to fix it.
Refrigerator's Ice Maker Leaking Water
If your refrigerator ice maker is leaking water, the first step is to locate the source. This is a page about refrigerator's ice maker leaking water.
Repairing Cane Chairs
This is a page about repairing cane chairs. Chairs with cane backs or seats are lovely, but once the cane begins to break down they need to be repaired.
Condensation in Mobile Home
This is a page about condensation in mobile home. It can appear that a mobile home is leaking when excess moisture is accumulates on the walls, due to condensation.
Outlet Making Crackling Popping Noise
If you have an electrical outlet that is popping or making crackling noises, you should have an electrical service it as soon as possible. This situation is highly dangerous and could result in a house fire. This is a page about outlet making crackling popping noise.
Ford F-150 Heater Not Working
If your Ford F-150 truck heater isn't working you will want to get it fixed before cold weather sets in. This is a page about Ford F-150 heater not working.
How to Remove Pictures Stuck to Frames
Photos stuck to the glass in their frames can be difficult to remove. If they are not prints from a printer you can try soaking the glass and photo in warm water. This is a page about how to remove pictures stuck to frames.
Repairing Bleach Stains on Carpet
This is a page about repairing bleach stains on carpet. Bleach spills can actually remove the color from your carpet.
Unclogging a Drain or Toilet Attached to a...
This is a page about unclogging a drain or toilet attached to a septic system. Unclogging a toilet on a septic system usually involves taking care to not use chemicals that can harm the septic system. That said it can still usually be done by the homeowner.
Fixing a Stuck Zipper
This is a guide about fixing a stuck zipper. Whether it is stuck up or down, a stuck zipper can make it impossible to wear clothing or use an item. Usually you can get the zipper going again with a little effort.
Removing Bleach Stains From Clothing
Accidentally getting bleach on clothing will damage the dye and leave a discoloration often referred to as a bleach stain. This is a page about removing bleach stains from clothing.
Replacing the Ceiling of a Pop-Up Camper
The ceiling of a pop-up camper is a commonly needed repair. Save money by doing the work yourself. This page has suggestions how.
Kenmore Refrigerator Not Cooling
When a refrigerator no longer cools it is time for immediate action, either calling a repair person or troubleshooting the problem for a home repair. This is a page about a Kenmore refrigerator not cooling.
Toilet Tank Not Filling
This is a page about the toilet tank not filling. Trying to determine why the toilet tank is not filling properly may require some investigation.
Repairing Paint Inside a Microwave
This is a page about repairing paint inside a microwave. Minor chips or burns in the paint on the inside of your microwave are easy to repair. You will need to purchase the proper appliance paint and prep the areas.
Repairing Bleach Stains on Formica
Unfortunately bleach will often remove the color on Formica countertops. This is a page about repairing bleach stains on Formica.
Repairing Tears on Microfiber Furniture
This page is about repairing tears on microfiber furniture. When furniture fabric is torn, fixing it can be a challenge.
Outlet Stopped Working After It Rained
Sometimes, circuits can break or outlets can stop working when it rains or if they get wet. This is a serious problem and should be addressed by an electrician. This page has advice for when an outlet stopped working after it rained.
Refrigerator Ice Maker Not Getting Water
A common reason your ice maker is not making ice is because water is not getting to it. This is a page about refrigerator ice maker not getting water.
Getting Rid of Condensation Between Glass Windows
Moisture can build up in-between the two panes of glass in dual pane insulated windows when the seal fails. There is controversy over replacing or repairing the window. Read about other homeowners' advice and experiences here.
Removing Water Marks from Wood Furniture
This is a page about removing water marks from wood furniture. Whether someone forgot to use a coaster or a plant got over watered, water marks on wood furniture can happen very easily. Cleaning them off is a chore, but it can be done.
Dishwasher Not Releasing Soap
It is really frustrating to open the dishwasher only to discover that the soap dispenser did not open during the wash cycle. This is a page about dishwasher not releasing soap.
Fixing a Squeaky Shoe
Squeaky shoes, sandals or clogs can be annoying for you and everyone around you. This is a page about fixing a squeaky shoe.
Ice Maker Not Dispensing Ice
Sometimes your refrigerator ice maker makes ice, but does not dispense it. This is a page about ice maker not dispensing ice.
Clearing a Toilet Clogged with Cat Litter
If you have ever made the mistake of dumping the cat box into the toilet, you may have had to deal with the resulting clog. This is a page about clearing a toilet clogged with cat litter.
This is a page about repairing purses. Don't throw out your favorite purse just because it is broken or slightly damaged; try repairing it.
Repairing a Sewing Machine
Unfortunately sometimes your sewing machine requires troubleshooting and repair for a variety of problems, such as jamming. This is a page about repairing a sewing machine.
Fixing Nail Polish Remover Stains on Leather
Nail polish remover does a great job of removing polish, but if used or spilled on leather it can damage the dye. This is a page about fixing nail polish remover stains on leather.
Spin Cycle Not Working on Washer
It is truly frustrating to have the spin cycle on your washer quit working, leaving you with a sopping load of laundry. This is a page about spin cycle not working on washer.
Fixing Frizzy Doll Hair
This page is about fixing frizzy doll hair. Lots of playtime can leave a doll with very messy hair.
Cub Cadet Riding Lawn Mower Won't Start
Troubleshooting the reason your mower won't start is a process that hopefully gets you back to mowing soon. This is a page about Cub Cadet riding lawn mower won't start.
Removing Condensation from Inside a Watch
This is a page about removing condensation from inside a watch. Condensation can build up inside a watch that is exposed to water or extreme humidity.
Dishwasher Tripping a Circuit Breaker
This is a page about dishwasher tripping a circuit breaker. It is frustrating when trying to run your dishwasher repeatedly trips the breaker. Troubleshooting the cause can be daunting.
Repairing a Sofa Bed Frame
This is a page about repairing a sofa bed frame. The frame on a sofa bed can become damaged from use.
Dodge Ram Heater Not Working
When your heater is not working it can be a challenge to determine the cause. It may make the most sense to take it to a professional. This is a page about Dodge Ram heater not working.
Repairing Fabric Upholstery
This page is about repairing fabric upholstery. Knowing a good way to fix fabric upholstery can extend the life of your furniture.
This is a page about shrinking leather. Whether you are trying to shrink a too big pair of shoes or something else made of leather, it can be confusing trying to find the best method.
Troubleshooting a Smoke Detector
Smoke detectors are a common part of our home safety system. However, if they are not working properly your family can be put at risk. This is a page about troubleshooting a smoke detector.
Toilet Brush Head Stuck in Toilet
This is a page about the toilet brush head stuck in toilet. It is very frustrating when you are cleaning your toilet and the brush head becomes stuck in the toilet.
Faux Leather Sofa Is Peeling
If you have furniture with vinyl or another material that resembles leather, you may find that it will crack over time. This page has solutions for a faux leather sofa is peeling.
Riding Mower Battery Won't Hold a Charge
This is a page about riding mower battery won't hold a charge. How can you get the lawn mowed when the battery won't hold a charge? Perhaps a bit of troubleshooting will help you discover the cause and make repairs.
Troubleshooting a Riding Lawn Mower That Won't Start
Mowing the grass is one of the rites of summer, but now your mower won't start. There are many things that can cause a riding mower to refuse to fire up. This is a page about troubleshooting a riding lawn mower that won't start.
Repairing Scratched Eyeglasses
Scratched eyeglasses are a real nuisance and make it hard to wear the glasses you need. Repairing the scratch will help you see better and your glasses will look nicer also. This is a page about repairing scratched eyeglasses.
Fixing a Toilet Clogged By Paper Towels
One or two paper towels might easily flush down the toilet, however if someone puts a larger number down it will probably clog the plumbing. This is a page about fixing a toilet clogged by paper towels.
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