Jim's Home Repair Stuff
Most of the topics here come from questions that
were once asked frequently on the
Best Home Repair Book
Basic Tools for New/Novice Do-It-Yourselfer
Table on How to Select Work Gloves -- looks like pigskin is all around best Why Light Bulbs Burn Out So Quickly
Why Light Bulbs Burn Out So Quickly
In the Dark About a Good Flashlight?
Quickly Estimating Electrical Gadget Operating
Costs For Making Cost Tradeoffs
Which Cordless Drill ?
Which Cordless Drill ?
Cleaning & Preventing Mildew (the black grunge) on Tile Shower Surrounds
Filling Holes and Gouges in Almost Any Material
Removing J-B Weld From Your Skin
Fixing a Sink, Lavatory, Tub or Shower Fixture
Breaking Loose A Stuck Garbage Disposal
Pipe Noises -- Do Your Pipes Bang, Wail, Moan, or Tick?
Forum with L O T S of Advice & Answers on Plumbing
Phone Numbers for Common Household Product Companies
Stopping Fan Wobble
Which Ceiling Fan to Buy? FLAT ROOFS
FLAT ROOFS-- The Most Valuable Advice You'll Find Here
Pressure Washers -- Gas vs Electric
Removing Sticker and Tape Goo
How to Loosen a Tight Screw
How to Tighten a Loose Screw -- Fixing a Stripped or Wallered Out Screw Hole
Fixing Floor Squeaks
Programmable Thermostats -- Do They Also Bake Bread?
Water Levels -- Making and Using the Worlds Most Accurate Level
Duct Tape Ain't for Ducts (or hamsters)
Trivia Break --Here's How a Dimmer Switch Works
Soundproofing and Also Here - Noise Reduction, Actually
Why Are There So Many Questions About Bathroom Vent Fans??
Tips on Buying a Central Airconditioner
Places to Buy Specialty Hardware On the Net
Is Pressure Treated Wood Safe to Eat?
Washing Windows-- It's Easy If You Know How
More Than You Wanted to Know About Lighting
Do Magnetic Water Softeners For The Home Work? What About Airless Sprayers
Do Magnetic Water Softeners For The Home Work?My opinion -- No
What About Airless Sprayers
Wood Ewe? Wood Eye? Wood Facts
I almost always use screws, but if you intend to nail you need to Choose the Right Nail
How To Get Your Credit Report REALLY Free With No Strings Attached
How to Fix Almost Anything That Doesn't Require Major Repair
Here's a Website that Channels alt.home.repair. It allows you to ask questions without having to learn newsgroups and it lets you avoid the spam.
Here's a Discussion Area Where You Can Ask Home Repair Questions
Detailed Instructions for Over 30 Home Projects Illustrated by Ken and Barbie
Big Big List of Home Repair Items
Another List of Home Repair Help Items
Another Website With Home Repair Tips and Instructions More Do-It-Yourself Articles
More Do-It-Yourself Articles-- left column
The Natural Handyman -- Excellent DIY site. If I'd seen this site first, I might not have made mine.
Danny Lipford -- More DIY Articles.
A Fairly Large Collection of Projects from Ron Hazelton's "House Calls" TV Show
Miscellaneous Articles on Home Upkeep
Some How-To blurbs <=scroll down
Articles on Home Repair and Projects FAQ for sci.electronics.repair -- Electrical Gadget Repair
FAQ for sci.electronics.repair -- Electrical Gadget Repair
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