How to stop fireplace smells from stinking up the place during summer
The problem often gets worse when it’s hot and humid.
 
How to put the shine back on a laminate floor
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Flexibility is the name of the game when repairing gutters
(The Washington Post, July 10, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a chipped cast-iron planter
(The Washington Post, July 3, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a peeling deck stain
(The Washington Post, June 26, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to restore the gloss on a marble table
(The Washington Post, June 19, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to clean mildew from silicone seals in the shower
(The Washington Post, June 12, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
If your upstairs ceiling and wall are separating, truss lift might be the culprit
(The Washington Post, June 2, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Cracks in a concrete arch could be a sign of a larger problem
(The Washington Post, June 1, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
If you want to refinish only a few floorboards, be prepared for imperfection
(The Washington Post, May 22, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Metal is the ticket for a low-maintenance bridge
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
To make sure a wooden column is sturdy, take a peek inside
(The Washington Post, May 8, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
What to do when the power-washer can’t handle patio stains
(The Washington Post, May 2, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
‘Bottle tumbling’ can help make cloudy glass clear again
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair, or replace, a scratched window pane
(The Washington Post, April 17, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to remove peeling concrete paint
(The Washington Post, April 10, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Why did my grout turn pink?
(The Washington Post, April 3, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to get rid of mice
(The Washington Post, March 27, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
Restoring cabinet veneer may take more than elbow grease
(The Washington Post, March 20, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to restore the finish on bark-covered furniture
(The Washington Post, March 13, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a separating granite countertop
(The Washington Post, March 6, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to stop water from running down outdoor steps into a basement
(The Washington Post, February 27, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to stop the airflow around a drafty door
(The Washington Post, February 20, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to hang a heavy mirror on a brick fireplace wall
(The Washington Post, February 13, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a crack in a Corian countertop
(The Washington Post, February 6, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to eliminate salt residue on concrete planters
(The Washington Post, January 30, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to fix an uneven tile floor
(The Washington Post, January 24, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to clean an oily leather desk mat
(The Washington Post, January 16, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to restore the seam in a granite countertop
(The Washington Post, January 9, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to remove rust stains from travertine tiles
(The Washington Post, January 2, 2017; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a Thomas Kinkade musical Christmas tree sculpture
(The Washington Post, December 19, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to get rid of a burn mark on a kitchen cabinet
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
Painting cabinets may not be as easy as it looks
(The Washington Post, December 5, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to paint shower tiles that have lost their color
(The Washington Post, November 28, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to clean spots off wooden deck tiles
(The Washington Post, November 21, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to take care of a brick kitchen floor
(The Washington Post, November 14, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to shore up a concrete patio
(The Washington Post, November 7, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to repair a tilting brick retaining wall
(The Washington Post, October 31, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to remove water stains from leather
(The Washington Post, October 24, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to remove black mold from concrete
(The Washington Post, October 17, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to remove permanent marker lines from wood cabinets
(The Washington Post, October 10, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to stop a brass table from tarnishing
(The Washington Post, October 3, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
What to do with old (but stylish) eyeglasses
(The Washington Post, September 26, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to clean old, dirty grout without damaging marble tiles
(The Washington Post, September 19, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to patch a driveway after the coating has cracked off
(The Washington Post, September 12, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to unclog a marble sink without damaging it
(The Washington Post, September 6, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to replace the sling on Samsonite patio furniture
(The Washington Post, August 29, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to clean the bricks above a fireplace
(The Washington Post, August 22, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to restore a carved wooden door
(The Washington Post, August 15, 2016; 7:00 AM)
 
How to find pulls for vintage cabinets
(The Washington Post, August 8, 2016; 7:00 AM)