If spring has sprung a leak in your basement wall, it is time to head to your local hardware store or lumber yard for some hydraulic cement and fix a leaky basement. Step 1: Use a chisel to enlarge any cracks bigger than an eighth inch in diameter. Inverted V-shaped cuts will allow the cement…


If your outdoor lawn water faucet keeps on going after your watering is done, you may be able to repair it rather than replace it. Step 1: Turn off the water supply to the faucet. Hopefully this can be done from your main water valve inside. If not, you will need a street key to…


Rainwater Use: Be Green and Save Green By Installing a Rain Barrel To properly install a rain barrel you will need two to four cinder blocks, a guttering elbow, a 15’ or longer piece of garden hose, a hack saw and a shovel. Step 1: Use the hack saw to remove the lower portion of…