Every year, we decorate for Christmas. Every year, I have to repair a few Christmas decorations.
Here’s an update on my efforts to bathroom tile repair.
Halloween usually marks the arrival of winter in Western Canada. And winter means snow. And snow means I get to use my electric snow thrower.
In my previous article, I described starting to repair bathroom tile. The original symptom was cracks in the grout near the shower door. This expanded to a problem of water leaking into the tile underlay. So this now became a project of both bathroom tile grout patching and sealing a hole.
Now it seems I need to do some bathroom tile repair. Do I do it right? Check back in a few years.
The New York Times has an excellent article about the pitfalls of the DIY connected home.
“For the first time in recent memory, I had to call tech support. It wasn’t for my computer or my smartphone. It was for my house.” Read the full article.
Six months ago, I planted my first tree. It still lives. Here’s what I learned about DIY tree planting.
Perhaps feeling too cocky after the sink repair, I took on another project. For years, my boss has been nagging that she wants the glass doors removed from the bathtub in the guest bathroom. I have resisted. I actually like the glass doors. But, in the end, I recognize my position in the pecking order, and succumbed.
Two weeks ago I fixed the food disposer under the right sink in the kitchen. This week it was time to fix a leak coming from the drain in the left sink. Will DIY plumbing projects never end?
After a two hour struggle, I finally figured out the secret tricks that make food disposer replacement easier. Well, perhaps they are not secrets, but they are not immediately obvious either.