The Home Repair Guide
Window Glass Is
Most local hardware stores offer
glass replacement ser vices and can replace glass in
wooden double-sash windows...
Window Frame Is Stuck
Though windows can become stuck in
periods of high humidity, they often stick because they
are painted shut...
Old-style drawers which slide on wood
often can be fixed to move more easily. New- style drawers
may slide on tracks in side the drawer...
Even newer wall coverings, though
much improved, can become damaged. Blisters in wallpaper
can be fixed by lancing the wall paper...
Damage has resulted in a hole in a
wall or ceiling that is made of gypsum board...
Poor materials or original
construction technique, changes in temperature, and other
problems can cause nail pops or cracks...
or Crack in Plaster
Two types of patching compounds are
available: 1) spackling compound which is convenient for
small jobs and can be bought as powder...
Furniture Finish Damaged
Furniture has been blemished with
water spots or rings, burn marks from cigarettes, or minor
Floors or Stairs
Floor or stair squeaks are common in
homes and are usually caused by floor components rubbing
against each other...
Floor Is Stained
Most stains can be pre vented or
minimized by keeping wood floors well waxed, and by wiping
up any spilled liquid immediately...
Floor Is Stained
The most effective way to eliminate
stains on rein forced vinyl or solid vinyl floor tile is
to blot or wipe up spills as soon as possible after...
Floor Is Damaged
Resilient floors can be permanently
marred from indentations or scrapes caused by excessive
loads or the movement of equipment, appliances...
A wide variety of sub stances
can cause spots on carpeting and the procedures used to
remove them vary...