Latest from Jeanne Huber

Why wallpaper peels, and how to fix it

The problem could be the wall surface, the adhesive or a combination of the two

May 12, 2023

How to repair — or replace — damaged dresser drawer handles

Unlike kitchen cabinet handles, dresser drawer pulls don't come in standard sizes, making it trickier to find replacements.

May 5, 2023

8 tasks for your May home maintenance checklist

Take advantage of the beautiful May weather by focusing on outdoor chores this month.

May 1, 2023

What is the black grime on my window frames and how do I get rid of it?

There are a few reasons gunk might be accumulating and there are several ways to deal with it.

April 20, 2023

How to remove shower doors and patch the holes left in the tile

The job involves removing the doors, then the top, side and bottom tracks — in that order. And filling the holes left behind is simple, with the right materials.

April 14, 2023

How to remove stains from a wood table

Often, dark stains on wood come from moisture reacting with tannin. There are several ways you can try to remove them.

April 7, 2023

7 tasks for your April home-maintenance checklist

Taking some time to complete these maintenance tasks now can help make the coming warmer months more enjoyable, both indoors and out.

March 31, 2023

How to make shower tile less slippery

Slippery shower floors are a huge issue. Possible solutions include different types of mats, grip tape, and coatings and etching products.

March 24, 2023

How to remove gummy residue from hardwood floors

What is the best way to remove sticky residue from a nonskid rug pad without damaging the finish of the floors?

March 17, 2023

Why it’s best to replace, not repair, damaged composite deck boards

Patches and fillers won't adhere to the plastic in composite deck boards. Here's what to do instead.

March 10, 2023