All posts tagged "replacement"

  • door knob tips
    Tip of the Day: Remove Interior Door Knobs

           Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.’  

    • Posted April 21, 2017
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  • Threshold Replacement

    That sloped lump of wood (or metal) that lies on the floor at the base of your entry door is called the sill. It is also referred to as the saddle or threshold Many years ago sills...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Replacing Your Hammer Handle

    For enthusiastic home improvers, hand tools are the life blood of a successful project. In fact, for some, a favorite hammer or hand saw can elicit the same care and affection as that of a faithful pet....

    • Posted November 15, 2015
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  • Installing Replacement Windows

    Some home improvement projects just pay bigger dividends than others. For example, a new vinyl floor in the kitchen can do lots to improve the appearance of the space, but not much else. On the other end...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • A Simple Project: Replacing A Toilet

    Replacing a toilet may not be one of the most exciting ways to spend a Saturday, but then that’s the nice part about this particular project; you should be able to perform this little task and still...

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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  • Toilet Replacement
    You Don’t Need to Strain When Replacing A Toilet

    Replacing a toilet may not be one of the most exciting ways to spend a Saturday, but then that’s the nice part about this particular project; you should be able to perform this little task and still...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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  • replacing a window
    Replacing Double Hung Windows

    Question How do I replace a window? The current window is double-hung with sash weights, and I want to replace it with a new vinyl window. Answer Replacing double hung wood windows with vinyl ones is about...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • single pane window
    Replacing Windows from Vinyl Sided Home

    Question My home from the 1960’s has its original single-paned windows. I’d like to replace them, but I can’t find a contractor to do it because of the house’s vinyl siding. What do I do? Michael, Milpitas...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • Window Shopping for Window Sashes

    There is a time of year when thoughts turn to holiday visits, window-shopping and time spent with family and friends. But for some, winter isn’t so cheery because they’ll need to spend time at the hardware store....

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Replacing Pipes Instead of Repairs

    In 1884, 25 nations met in Washington, D.C. and set up time zones for the world. They chose the village of Greenwich, England, longitude zero as the prime meridian and keeper of the world’s time. Thus, today...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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