Unclogging a bathroom sink

One of the most frustrating things is a bathroom sink that won’t drain.  If your sink is having trouble don’t start out by purchasing a liquid drain cleaner when the source of the problem is usually within reach.  Try this instead.  Although we must warn you that if your not a DIY’er or can’t stand the sight of soggy old hair then we recommend calling a pro.

This video shows you how easy it is to remove the stopper and get to the blockage.  The rest is up to you.

Removing Drywall close to a corner: Tips and Tricks

Planning on removing drywall? Be careful not to crack or destroy any adjacent surfaces you weren’t planning on removing by running a utility knife down the corners.  This will separate each surface (i.e. ceiling,wall, soffit, etc) and make removal easier and cleaner.  Don’t worry if the corner looks rough when you replace the rock, those corners are easily spacked smooth. Check out this video for an example and stay tuned to @askaremodelerli for more tips and remember to leave a comment below if you have any questions related to drywall or any other remodeling advice.

Be Prepared To Weatherize Your Windows While Your Pulling In The ACs this Fall

Some of these techniques were new to even us at DJ’s Home Improvements.

 

If your windows and doors haven’t been sealed in a couple of seasons chances are pretty good that drafts and leaks have been created from normal wear and operation.  These small drafts and leaks combined can add up to having a full window open all the time. Here is another specialist video, who makes this claim, and demonstrates some quick solutions and tips for these and other home weatherproofing problems.

 

 

Remove & Replace Moldy Shower & Tub Caulking Like a Pro!

 

The approach in the video is appropriate and will give you great results as a homeowner and save you money.  It’s unbelievable how different your shower or tub will look without those stains.  

If you can’t stand the sound of a utility knife on porcelain tiles get the gist of the removal process and skip to 2:40 seconds.