Latest from Jeanne Huber

Plastic lumber doesn’t have the strength of real wood, and needs support.

  • Sep 17, 2018

Clean up the sawdust and wait for them to die on their own.

  • Sep 10, 2018

“Soil filtration” is caused by carbon particles, and it’s not easy to get out.

  • Sep 4, 2018

You can patch the hole yourself if the machine still works well.

  • Aug 27, 2018

Wait for a dry day, then scrape, jiggle and pry.

  • Aug 20, 2018

The problem could be the paint, but a small area can be dealt with by creating a gap for expansion.

  • Aug 13, 2018

If water is not seeping through, you can just clean, patch and repaint.

  • Aug 6, 2018

The problem is probably the spring balances, which have to be replaced — if you can find new ones.

  • Jul 30, 2018

If you have extra carpet, here’s how to make the repair. Or you could call in a pro.

  • Jul 23, 2018
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