Every parent knows just how much kids love drawing on the walls—and they probably have their own horror story of checking up on play time to find a marker mess to prove it. With a chalkboard wall, your kids can draw away without the messy cleanup. Here are two different ways to create a chalkboard wall.
The buildings are in the same Lake Shore Drive block. Police were seeking surveillance footage in the area to hopefully lead to whomever fired the shots.
Q: The grout line between my kitchen granite countertop and the tile backsplash has cracked for the umpteenth time. Each winter the crack appears, and each year I re-grout it hoping it will be the final time. Am I using the wrong grout? How would you repair this, and why does the crack disappear on its own in the summer? I have the same issue with other cracks around my home that mysteriously open and close depending on the time of year. --Gary K., Columbus, Oio
Q: You co-authored an article a few years back about a homeowner that faced a seller that hid defects in their home. In the article it mentioned an asbestos issue.
Irina Shayk - who has three-year-old daughter Lea De Seine with her former partner Bradley Cooper - doesn't believe in the term "co-parenting".
Five people were hurt early Tuesday in a carbon monoxide leak and fire in a Chicago apartment building, fire officials said.
Allen and Karn weren’t just toolin’ around on “Home Improvement.” They actually do like tinkering in a workshop.
Former Oasis Liam Gallagher is giving up alcohol until June when COVID-19 lockdown restrictions are fully lifted in the UK.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- Mike Christiansen built a home in Cherokee, Iowa, which was decorated all in taupe. But the lover of art and color found i…
Q: I read your response to the 66-year old buyer who was considering the purchase of a home.
Wondering how to begin decluttering your home? Here’s how to tackle the toughest areas of your house. Take a mental inventory of what you see and write down how the room makes you feel. Then, close your eyes and imagine what you want your new space to look like. Write down how the new vision makes you feel, and place this in a prominent spot as a reminder of what’s to come. If you stick to the process, you will reach your goals. Here’s how to tackle the toughest areas of your house.
Much like the very snow that prompted the problem, reports of roof and building collapses started sporadically but soon snowballed into an avalanche of property destruction, financial woes and loss of life.
You can transform flat walls in a room with a subtle texture and create the look of plaster without being rough using a specialty paint. The drywall becomes a warm and welcoming surface with paint applied like a faux finish; it’s often used by new home builders as a way to distinguish the surface of walls without adding a wallcovering to them.
Every toilet replacement can be a little different. So here are a few extra details for you to consider from contractor/plumber Ed Del Grande.
Patricia Wahlton, who was involved with Attic Angels, died at age 86 in December.
Ron Swann, who lived on Lake Wisconsin near Merrimac, died at age 79 in October.
CEDAR FALLS — The University of Northern Iowa is looking at replacing a central section of the UNI-Dome roof two decades after it was installed.
Employees at Fitzjoy Farm Riding Academy in Palos Park were assessing the damaging and cleaning up Thursday after sections of two roofs collapsed, likely due to heavy amounts of snow, owner Pat Doyle said Thursday.
Q: Tim, I’ve got a challenge for you. I live in a 100-year-old Craftsman house with gorgeous wood trim around the windows and doors. The trim is wide, and there’s a stunning head piece across the top of all windows and doors.
Less than an hour after Trump Plaza imploded and sank in a cloud of debris and dust, parts of Atlantic City were still buzzing about the event.
Multiple carbon monoxide poisoning deaths have been reported in recent days as Americans without power find alternate ways to stay warm. Here's how to stay safe.
If you’re wondering how to paint kitchen cabinets, you’ve come to the right place. Giving your cabinets a makeover can dramatically change the look and feel of your kitchen, whether you’re opting for a clean white paint or a more adventurous dark or colorful hue.
Model sisters Cara and Poppy Delevingne have put their lavish home on the market for $3.75 million.
A good Presidents Day to all. Dangerous wind chills and frigid temps await those hearty enough to venture outside today. Pity those who make t…