Bzrs
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Door sweep install, why can't I make a hole in my metal door?
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I think it's definitely your drill bits. I got a special bit for metal when I drilled a gigantic hole in our metal front door to install a viewing port. While you could install the kind of door ...

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Is there such a thing as a horizontal tension rod shelf?
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I've wondered this before, too. Honestly I wouldn't trust a horizontal tension rod shelf unless you're putting lightweight, and not breakable, things on it. I know you're renting, but you could ...

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Can I hang a mirror by anchoring into furring strips?
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Hm, wouldn't furring strips look odd? Why not use heavy duty wall anchors (10 lbs. is not a lot, but just to be safe since it's a glass mirror) or toggle bolts? You could hide those behind the ...

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Problem hanging ceiling lamp with cord set (from Ikea)
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I have a similar Ikea fixture, but it came with a metal sleeve that tightens with a screw--this part sits below the cap, but this light has a rod (rigid, not the cord itself) for this sleeve to work ...

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Can I glue a decorative tile to the existing tile for a shower niche?
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1) No, definitely not the best solution. I think the best solution would be tearing out the tiles that surround the niche and re-doing it. 2) I am not familiar with wall tile, but with floor tile, ...

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Ceiling lights running dim
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Many CFLs take time to warm up, covered ones are worse than the naked spirals. See http://www.litetronics.com/lighting-technology/why-do-covered-cfls-have-a-long-warm-up-time.html

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Shower/Tub caulk cracking on new bathroom shower
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Latex is another common caulking material. Sounds like you're looking for something like this: http://www.homedepot.com/p/Custom-Building-Products-Polyblend-09-Natural-Gray-10-5-oz-Sanded-Ceramic-...

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Missing front of cabinet drawer, need to sell my house
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There are many websites online that sell drawer faces and cabinet doors for re-facing, when people change the look of their kitchens without changing out the actual cabinet boxes. If you can find out ...

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Why does my drill bit destroy the screw head?
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All of the above, but also, you could be using really crappy screws. Cheap screws can have their heads stripped pretty easily. You absolutely should see if you can find the manual for your drill--it ...

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How do I repair laminate damage on a kitchen drawer?
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Because it's such a small patch, I doubt you want to order a whole laminate sheet. See if you can get a sample of white laminate, or else you could possibly use melamine tape, cut it to fit, and iron ...

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