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projects, know-hows, and lessons learned around my house

  • Bathtub Spout

    All of my family members take shower in our master bedroom's bathroom shower except for Kara, who showers in the 2nd floor bathroom tub...
  • duoflush toilet kit

    Recently, I noticed that my toilet on the 2nd floor next to my office would have water running sound on and off through out the day...
  • backpack leaf blower

    If you have a private house and if you happen to have lots of trees around, then cleaning up the leaves during the fall can be a big hassle. I have an electric hand held leaf blower, which I purchas...
  • kitchen faucet

    We bought and installed this kitchen faucet by a contractor when we moved into current house. And after 6 years later today, it's e...
  • water softener

    Up until I moved to Rockland county back in December 2005, I never even heard of the Water Softener. That's because I lived in Queens prio...
  • Pull-Out Cabinet Trash Can

    This is our kitchen cabinet under the sinks. The previous owner had installed a pull-out cabinet trash can under the sink, which we thought it was really nice since the trash can is not visible in t...
  • Invisible TV coax cable feed

    Our living sofas were delivered few months ago and we decided to bring up the TV from our family room downstairs to the living room. There already was a coax jack on the living room wall but the cab...
  • log splitting for firewoods

    I was like this guy in the picture yesterday... except that I wasn't topless... more like I was wearing a long sleeve shirt -.-;;...
  • something quick for my desk

    After our big renovation was complete, we ended up rearranging my office room by changing the location of the desks. While I was organizing my desk, I found this space where I needed to put many thi...
  • snow blower

    If you live in a area where you get heavy snows during the winter and if you have large driveway or sidewalk that need to be cleared, I'm sure you thought about purchasing a snow blower after hours of...