No Picture

Kill Crabgrass

March 25, 2012 fix-it-chick 0

Crabgrass is an invasive weed that grows well in lawns which are lightly watered, under fertilized and relatively sunny.  Preventing crabgrass with pre-emergent herbicides requires […]

No Picture

Sweat Copper Pipe

March 25, 2012 fix-it-chick 0

With the advent of Pex tubing and “Shark Bite” type fittings, sweating (soldering) copper tubing is becoming a lost art.  With a little patience and […]

No Picture

Birds in Backyard

March 21, 2012 fix-it-chick 0

Early spring is the perfect time to install a bird house in your back yard.   Following a few simple steps will have you bird watching […]

No Picture

Jump Start a Car

January 15, 2012 fix-it-chick 0

Use jumper cables to jump start a car. Cold weather slows things down, including automobile batteries. Using jumper cables to start a dead battery is […]

No Picture

Lawn: Rake Leaves

November 14, 2011 fix-it-chick 0

The beauty of fall brings with it the conundrum of fallen leaves. Thick layers of leaves deprive lawns of much needed sunlight and foster disease […]