Repairing a Built-in Fast Fill Electric Pump (Intex)?My air mattress is leaking air, but I can't find a hole anywhere! I think it may be the built-in pump. I can hear a hard piece sliding around inside my air bed, and thinking maybe the pump broke off inside?
Can I Remove the Tint from Prescription Sunglasses?How do I untint a pair of eyeglasses? I broke my regular glasses and need to untint my prescription sunglasses.
Fixing a Leaky Metal BirdbathI have a large, old, metal birdbath. It has started leaking because of corrosion and am wondering if anyone knows how to restore-fix it.
Removing a Jammed Glass Decanter Stopper?My heirloom spherical crystal decanter, with some whiskey in it, has the crystal stopper so firmly jammed that it has been unopened for 20 years. I have tried heat, cold, liquid wrench, etc., to no avail. Even glassware experts decline to try.
Black Piano Keys are FadedHow do you restore the black keys on a piano. The black color is completely faded at the ends of the keys.
Refinishing a Resin Yard StatueI'm trying to refinish a poly resin yard statue. The paint has started to peel. How can I remove the rest of the paint without damaging the statue?
Repairing the Lift System on a Pop Up CamperHow do I repair a crank lift system on a Dutchman pop up camper? Only 3 of the 4 lifts will come up.
Making Static Clings Stick AgainI bought some static decorations, the type that are supposed to stick to just about any glass surface and then peel off when you're done with them. Well, my two Santa stick-ons don't stick. Anyone know something I can do to make some staticy or something so that I can hang them?
Separating Plastic Drinking CupsHow do you pull apart two plastic tumblers, that are stuck together?
Can Corningware Dish be Repaired?What kind glue do I use to repair a broken Corningware casserole dish?
Scratch Resistant Coating Peeling Off LensesHow can I clean and remove the color coating and anti-scratch clear coat from my eyeglasses? Right now the coating is peeling off. It is so bad that I have difficulty seeing through the lenses.
How Do I Remove the Tint from Eyeglasses?Is there a home remedy to remove eyeglass tint?
Fixing Pin Hole In Cake PanI've got an aluminum cake pan with a pin hole on the bottom. Any suggestions as to how to fix it?
Replacing the Fabric Seat on an Outdoor Porch SwingI have a large outdoor porch swing with a heavy duty metal frame. It needs to have the canvas seat replaced. If I buy the vinyl material used in boat seat upholstery how would I attach it around the metal frame?
Repairing the Roof of a Viking Pop Up CamperWhat is the average cost to rebuild the top of a 24ft pop up camper's roof?
Reattaching a Pot Lid HandleI have a pot lid made of fairly thin stainless steel. This morning while washing the lid, its handle popped off. It appears to have had two simple spot welds holding the handle to the lid.
Repairing Scratches on Polycarbonate LensesHow do I repair scratched polycarbonate eyewear lenses?
Repairing Terra CottaCan broken Terra Cotta be repaired? I have a Terra Cotta Sun and a couple of the pieces have broken off. Can they be glued back on?
Separating Stuck Together PagesI stored some crafting books in my storage barn in a box for a couple of years because I didn't have room for them in my home and wasn't ready to part with them.
Finding a Wind Chime Repair ServiceWhere can I find a service or person that will repair my wind chimes in the Minnesota Twin Cities area?
Error Code on Jason Electric BlanketI have a Jason electric blanket. My control on the electric blanket is flashing a "P". When I pull the control out of the blanket it still flashes. Do I have a problem or is there a way to reset the control?
Getting Kinks Out of a NecklaceI would like to know how to get the kink out of a necklace.
Garage Door Opener Remote TroubleMy Craftsman door remote will not open the garage door from any distance other than 4 feet. The door operates fine with the manual wall switch. It just doesn't work with the remote, if you are farther than 4 feet from it.
Repairing Antique Paper MacheI have a wonderful, full body paper mache antique chicken. I recently moved and it got broken. Can someone recommend a way to repair it? Thanks in advance.
Repairing Rear Panel on a Pop Up CamperWe recently bought a 2003 pop up camper, but the wood on rear panel is completely rotted. The only thing holding the rear panel on is the spare tire. Is it possible to take the rear panel off and safely disconnect all wires? And what needs to be done to replace wood and re-secure the panel to the camper?
Saving a Vellux Blanket That Is DisintegratingSo I have this amazingly soft blanket that I sleep with every night, and I've had this type of blanket since I was extremely young. My first one I had had since I was a very young toddler up until I was maybe 19 or so. I got rid of it was because it had practically completely disintegrated. Now so is this one.
Fixing a Hole in a Coleman Pop Up CamperI have an old Coleman pop top caravan, the sides are aluminum, but the front and back are a hard plastic. I have two holes at the front in the hard plastic and a crack in the back. The plastic is very brittle from age. Does anyone know how I can fix these holes?
Replacing a Watch BatteryHow do you change the battery of a Timex watch that takes a CR1216 battery?
Repairing Scratched EyeglassesHow do I repair scratches on eyeglasses?
Nail Polish Remover Damaged Leather ArmrestI splashed nail polish remover on the leather armrest in an auto. Is there away to cover the discoloration?
Biddeford Electric Blanket Error MessageMy Biddeford electric blanket keeps showing me "E", but is plugged in to the wall and my blanket!
Repairing Handbag StrapsMy purse straps are disintegrating. I love how organised this bag keeps me. Please help me restore the straps.
Repairing Gold Herringbone BraceletDoes anyone know if a gold herringbone bracelet with a kink in it can be repaired or not?
Fixing a Fabric Bag StrapI absolutely love this bag and I don't care how beat up it is except for the fact the strap is broken and I'm scared to try and sew it and make it even worse. I'm not too worried about fixing the side.
Murphy's Oil Soap Damaged CabinetsI used Murphy's Oil Soap on my cherrywood cabinets. One was especially dirty around the knob on the cabinet door. I cleaned it multiple times to get the dirt off and now the finish looks bleached. How can I restore it?
Repairing a Broken Leather Purse StrapI have a Micheal Kors bag and one day all of a sudden, the shoulder strap just tore apart. I really like this bag, is there any way I could fix it? Should I glue it, how? Should I sew it, with what?
Repairing a Porcelain FigurineI have a Giuseppe Armani Cinderella figurine. She's beautiful, or was. Her head made a clean break during a move. Where do you recommend? I've called several doll hospitals, repair shops and found no one yet to repair.
Repairing a Coleman Pop-up Lift CableWe have popped one of our lift cables on our 2002 Coleman pop-up. We are somewhat handy; has anyone repaired this? If so, how complicated is it?
Can You Soften Hairbrush Bristles?I was given a pocket bristle Mason and Pearson hairbrush for my 21st birthday 26 years ago, and it's served me well over the years. It's the only brush I've ever had that has brushed my hair just the way I like it; not too hard, and not too soft. And it gives it lots of body.
Repairing Thermal Backing on CurtainsThe white thermal backing on my curtains has been sun-damaged and resembles fine powder, possibly a breathing hazard. Since it's part of the curtain, is it possible to spray it with something or is that the end of the curtains?
Intex Premaire Airbed Won't DeflateMy Intex Premaire airbed won't deflate. It has a built-in electric pump, but when it is on 'Deflate' it blows out air for 30 seconds then stops. Is there any way I can fix it or take the pump out to look at it?
Acetone Damage on Eye GlassesHow can you repair eye glasses with acetone damage?
Restoring Childhood BlanketI have a pink and white old fashioned design twin size blanket that I've had since age of eight in 1963. Guess you could call her a sort of baby blanket. Anyway, she is threadbare now with a few holes.
Turning Off a Hydro-Sil HeaterHow do I turn it off for the season, or at least turn it down? I keep trying to set the temp to 50, but it's not cooperating.
Hoover CleanJet Volume Carpet Cleaner Leaking WaterMy Hoover CleanJet is leaking water as soon as I fill it. Does anyone have advice on fixing it please?
Stella Electric Blanket Won't Heat UpI also have a Stella E/B Model EBKBFL that doesn't heat up. All the lights on the remote are in a flashing formation up and down. It has been disconnected and reconnected, and all connections are secure.
Repairing an Air BedHow do I fix a pump up bed that has bowed in the middle due to heat from sun?
Lid Stuck in GlassThis green lid from a jug of orange juice fell into the cup with the orange juice in it. Somehow it landed perfectly to lodge in there and will not budge. When I tipped it upside down not a drop drips out. I broke another glass try to sit it upside down in the glass to see if gravity would eventually take over and drop the lid and juice into the glass.
Repairing the Pump on an Air MattressI have an Intex inflatable mattress and the motor just blew out. How do I repair this?
Mail Wedged in the LetterboxRecently we had a lot of rain and someone had posted a rolled up ton of mailers and junk in my letterbox. Of course, the papers swelled and got jammed in the opening. I've tried brute force, tried ripping little bits off it, but it's still packed tight. Has anyone got any bright spark of an idea how to solve this without putting a new fence in? :)
Heated Mattress Pad Displaying F3 CodeI have a queen size Brook heated mattress cover that is showing f3 on control panel. What does this mean?
Sealy Electric Blanket Showing an E Error CodeMy electric blanket now displays an E. I have looked at your solutions and none have worked. It's a Sealy. All the connections are fine. I checked and rechecked several times. I turned it off and on several times. No materials are making a connection bad. Has the controller gone bad? It had been working just fine.
Electric Blanket Error CodesMy electric blanket is flashing e2 and I've looked and I can't find anything.
Repairing an Intex Air Mattress PumpSo I have an Intex air mattress with a built in air pump and I was deflating it. Then I left to go take care of some things around the house. When I came back, my mattress was deflated, but my pump was off and when I tried to reinflate it, it won't turn on. What do I do?
WestPoint Home Electric Blanket Error CodesI woke up to my side flashing E0. What does that mean? I've unplugged both ends and still nothing.
Dyeing the Fabric on a Pop-up CamperCan the fabric on my 86 Coleman Newport pop-up camper be dyed a different color?
Separating Two Containers Stuck One Inside the OtherA steel vessel is stuck inside of a plastic vessel. Please help me how to separate them.
Repairing a Leaking Intex Air MattressI have an Intex air mattress with built in pump. And that is the problem. Air leaks around the round air valve. There is no apparent way to take it apart. This has been sitting in my closet for two years so it is out of warranty. Anybody know how to repair it?
Repairing the Trim on a Vinyl Fendi PurseI have a vintage Fendi bag made from a vinyl material and the trimming is damaged. Can it be replaced?
Repairing a Serta Foot WarmerHow do I take the plug apart to check the connections?
Repairing a Hoover Spin Scrub 50I have a Hoover Spin Scrub 50. Water is leaking from the water/solution tank. How do I replace the grommet on the outside where the water tank sits and get the stick, the spring, and the grommet back inside the water tank?
Repairing a ComforterSo I bought a beautiful comforter online from Target. I didn't notice right away that it isn't sewn together at all. The fill is flat and moves around whenever you move it. The top and bottom don't have any stitching holding the fill in place. I feel like I can fix it, but can't seem to find any techniques online to do this!
Fixing Homemade Tinted GlassesI tinted my glasses with Rit dye and one lens is way too dark. How can I remove some of the tint?
Repairing Tear in a Polyester Tote BagMy mother bought me a cute Hello Kitty tote bag. And just today I realized that it had a little tear on a corner. And I wasn't sure of material inside, it says polyester. I don't know how to fix it. Any tips?
Repairing Mesh on a Christmas Deer DecorationWhat kind of mesh I can use to repair my Christmas decoration?
One Side Won't Pop Up on Jayco CamperThe cable was broken on my Jayco camper and it has since been fixed. But one corner, the back right, won't come up. What do I do to get it to raise with the other corners?
Repairing a Denison GramophoneI need advice on how the speed control arm end (with leather pad) is connected to adjust speed. My Dension seems to be dangling in thin air and not connected to a mechanism to control spin speed.
Bowls Are Stuck TogetherI absolutely can not get 2 of my Corelle 28 oz. bowls unstuck. I bought them and thought I could get them unstuck, but I can't.
1995 Rockwood Pop Up Camper Won't Close All the WayWe recently bought a '95 pop up and when we were taking it down the front went down, but the back won't. I think the cable came off. Is there anything we could do?
Repairing a Break in the Top of a 1998 Dutchman CamperThe hardtop has a separation in the corner where the front and side meet. It appears fibreglass had been used, but that sprung, any ideas?
Sunbeam Electric Blanket Not HeatingI have a Sunbeam electric blanket, exceptional care; it is only a year old. There is no way any damage occurred to it. It has never been laundered by anyone, nor put in the clothes dryer. I am exceptionally careful about the power cord. I live alone and I know to care for things. The FF code appeared and it does not heat up.
Coleman Camper Not Cranking Up CompletelyI have a 2003 Coleman Santa Fe pop up. It cranks manually. I have never had a problem with it. This season when I cranked it up it seems it is not up enough. It is about an inch and a half short; the door only fits if I lift it up a little. Any ideas on what's wrong and how to fix?
Replacing the Rubber Pad on a SwifferThe rubber pad on the bottom of my dry Swiffer has fallen apart. Any ideas about how to replace it? I can't find anyone who sells this part. #921211
Repairing the Lift on a Pop Up CamperI have a '97 Starcraft Meteor pop up camper. One of the lifts by the front where the bed is is 4 higher than the other 3. Why and what can I do and is it expensive to fix?
Tinting Eyeglasses with Rit DyeHow much Rit dye do you need when tinting glasses? They weigh 8 grams. I am using 6 cups of water to cover them in the pot. I am doing it on the stovetop.
Repairing the Door on a Pop Up CamperMy Palomino Banshee's door slides (on ceiling). It came unstapled (factory staples) and I want to repair the slide so that I can put the door back. What are the best bolts, screws, etc. that I could use to pin the rails be properly. I'm worried that I might go through the top of the roof if I don't get this right.
Repairing a Broken Shell EarringI have a beautiful pair of native earrings and the main piece is abalone. I dropped one and it broke. The pieces still fit together, but I don't know what I might be able to use to repair it without a big blob of glue showing in the repair spot.
Repairing the Leg on a Horse FigurineMy horse's leg is broken in one place, but it is still attached. I was seeing how much it is going to cost to get it fixed if it can. Can you please let me know if it can? I had gotten it as a gift from my mom who had passed away. I love it so much that I don't want to throw it out.
Restoring a Worn Out BlanketI have had this blanket basically my whole life. It is white with pink polka dots. Since I have used this blanket for so long, it has worn down, a lot, to the point where there are holes everywhere. I have read many articles saying that I should just cut it into tiny pieces to keep it as a souvenir. The seams are starting to come off.
Shrinking Leather Chokers that Are Too LooseI bought 3 leather chokers with the metal hearts and circles and they have metal clip ins for adjusting. But they don't fit my neck, they are loose. Is there a way for me to shrink the leather without ruining them?
Repairing Corner Hardware on an Old TrunkI have a trunk with bubble corner hardware on every corner. Every bubble is dented, but solidly still attached. Should I just clean them up or replace with new hardware. It's a canvas trunk that's in pretty good shape, but has a broken lock and handles.
Restoring a Childhood BlanketI have a very old old blanket that I have had all my life. It is more of the size of a rag and in 2 pieces. What would the best way to keep it? I hold it in a ball and play with the pieces in my fingers. I know it seems weird, but I can't imagine it gone. And if I should sew it where do I find a fabric with the same old feel. It was made in the early 80s.
Removing Wrinkles from Faux Calla LiliesHow do I get wrinkles out of artificial calla lilies?
Metal Pizza Pan Stuck Inside a Stainless Steel PotHow do I remove a pizza pan stuck inside a stainless steel pot? It's really stuck.
Repairing a 2000 Jayco Slide Out Cable Lift SystemWhat has to come out on a 2000 Jayco Laurel camper with slide out to replace the cable lift system?
H2O Mop Is LeakingWater is coming out of my H2O mop. It still works, but just soaks the carpet. It never did this before. Any solution?
Removing a Photo Stuck to the Glass in the FrameHow do you remove pictures from glass in a frame? It is a very old photo. I am really desperate.
Repairing a Hole in an Air MattressI have an Embark queen size mattress and there's a tiny hole at the top of it. How do I repair it? I've tried tape and that didn't work so now I need a new solution. Can anyone help me?
Repairing Kitchen TongsI have a kitchen tong that is very hard to spread. How do I "unstick" it?
Repairing a Carnival Glass DishI broke a carnival glass dish. How do I repair it?
Darkening Plastic Sunglasses Lenses with RIT DyeI know the basic stuff for dyeing glasses with RIT dye. I can't seem to get my plastic lenses dark enough. I wear prescription eye glasses with over sunglasses. My goal is to get the sunglasses so dark that no one knows or sees my spectacles. I would like to still be able to see though.
Repair a Soap Dispenser PumpI have a snowman soap pump container, but the pump dispenser is not working. I cant throw this cute guy away. Any suggestions?
Can Movie Theater Speakers Loosen Light Bulbs?I work in a movie theater and some lights go out due to the vibration of the speakers. The light bulbs are never out. I think its just the vibration of the speakers causing the bulbs to become loose. Is there a way to troubleshoot this? Or just a common problem in a movie theater?
Electric Blanket Error CodesI have 2 controllers, one is displaying an error code E2.
Repairing an AMI Model 800 JukeboxI have an AMI model 800 jukebox that needs repair. It hasn't worked in quite a few years. What is a good process to follow?
Repainting a Damaged ChalkboardI have a very inexpensive chalkboard which I have used liquid chalk markers to write on because they come out so vibrant! When I wanted to erase and change the message it wouldn't come off. I scrubbed with everything until the finish came off in several places.
Finding a Hole in an Electric Air MattressHow do I find a hole in an electric air mattress?
Blown Boat Circuit BreakerMy boat's 30amp circuit breaker opens when I first plug it into shore power. I may have to reset the breaker a few times and then it works even with a 15 amp heater load. What should I look for?
Replacing a Bed Rail on a Jayco Popup CamperI have a bent bed rail on a 2016 Jayco popup. I am told to just push in a pin and it slides right out. I can not find this pin. While pushing it in to close it down we found a white plastic slide section on the ground. Any idea how to pull the bed out and replace it?
Percolator Handle Dried Out and Gray LookingI have an old stainless steel percolator. I know how to clean it except how to restore the look of the handle; it ashy looking. I would like to restore it to black, it looks dried out.
Repairing the Winch on a Jayco Pop Top CamperWe have an older style Jayco pop top, the winch has gone on one of the corners. We are looking to fix this. Has anyone done this themselves before?
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Left a Dull Spot on GuitarThere was a scuff mark on my guitar, so I used the Magic Eraser. It took off the scuff mark, but now there is a dull mark left. Is there any way to dissolve that?