Repairing a Jayco Pop Up TrailerThe track holding the canvas wall up is starting to break. I am trying to figure out how tough it would be to replace just the plastic track that holds up the canvas wall of our 1996 Jayco Pop Up trailer, and where I could find a length?
Replacing the Window Screen in a Popup CamperWe have a couple of big holes in one window on our popup. Any ideas how to replace the whole screen? It is sewn in. There is no way to take the window out to sew it on a machine. I am at a loss! Any ideas would be helpful.
Leveling A Fry Pan BottomI bought a large fry pan with a glass lid. Not a quality pan, but I think it's worth what I paid for it, with one exception. Looking down into the pan, you can see that the inside bottom is convex. It is raised in the center and becomes lower towards the outer area. I used it just once.
Repairing a Broken Leather Purse StrapI have a Micheal Kors bag and one day all of a sudden, the shoulder strap just tore apart. I really like this bag, is there any way I could fix it? Should I glue it, how? Should I sew it, with what?
Removing Scratched Coating on EyeglassesHow do I remove the scratched coating from my eyeglasses?
Biddeford Electric Blanket Error MessageMy Biddeford electric blanket keeps showing me "E", but is plugged in to the wall and my blanket!
Repairing the Roof of a Viking Pop Up CamperWhat is the average cost to rebuild the top of a 24ft pop up camper's roof?
Recovering or Repairing the Interior Roof of a VanI bought a 95 Aerostar van to convert to an RV. The interior roof is cracked and the cover is gone. Does anyone out there know how to paint, or fill in the cracks or?
Repairing a 1986 Coleman Sunvalley Popup CamperI have a 1986 Coleman Sunvalley pop up. The posi-action control handle that controls whether the pop up is cranking up or down snapped off. Do I need to replace the whole winch system, the whole crank shaft, or just have someone fabricate a new lever? I am unable to get Coleman parts.
Repairing a Wind ChimeI have a a beautiful shell wind chime I got from an Asian store. Today it broke due to heavy winds. I want to repair it, but have no idea what type of string I should use. I want it to withstand heavy winds. Can you help me?
Restoring a Worn Leather BagHow do I restore a worn leather bag?
Felt Bottomed Ornament Stuck to Wood Burning StoveMy son lit our woodburner and left a cast iron ornament on the top. The bottom had a felt bottom and it is now welded to the top? Is there anyway to remove it without causing damage? It is virtually a new stove and was expensive.
Repairing or Replacing Pop-up Camper Interior Screen CoverThe zip up plastic vinyl screen cover in my pop up camper is torn and falling apart. I am interested in any other ideas on what I could use instead of using the plastic vinyl and having it be zippers. Is there another material I could use? Could I glue on Velcro strips instead?
Attaching the Arm on a Porcelain DollCan someone please tell me how to attach a tie on arm to a china doll?
Repairing the Seam in an Air BedI have a bump in the air bed where a seam has parted, is there a way of fixing the bump without putting a hole in it? The air bed does not leak.
Repairing a Coleman Pop-up Lift CableWe have popped one of our lift cables on our 2002 Coleman pop-up. We are somewhat handy; has anyone repaired this? If so, how complicated is it?
Replacing the Turn Clasp on Vintage 50s Leather PurseI have a hand tooled leather purse that my uncle made for my mom. Both are deceased. The turn clasp needs to be replaced, and I really want to do this myself. Does anyone know how to do this, or have pictures where they are disassembling a clasp?
Murphy's Oil Soap Damaged CabinetsI used Murphy's Oil Soap on my cherrywood cabinets. One was especially dirty around the knob on the cabinet door. I cleaned it multiple times to get the dirt off and now the finish looks bleached. How can I restore it?
Restoring Laminate CountertopI have stupidly scrubbed my grey/black laminate kitchen work top with a brush and I now have a faded whitish patch in the middle of the kitchen top. Do you have any suggestions how I can restore the colour a bit so it does not stand out?
Fixing Scratches on Watch FaceDoes anyone have any tips for getting scratches out of a watch face? I just got a new watch last month and I just today I noticed I have scratch right in the middle of my watch.
Modifying a Carburetor for Briggs and Stratton Horizontal Shaft EngineI have a Briggs and Stratton 8 HP engine with a horizontal shaft. It has a faulty carb that will run on choke idling, but if I leave it shut it will just after-fire and die. I have an old Briggs and Stratton 8 hp vertical shaft engine. Can I swap parts from the vertical shaft engine to the horizontal engine?
Repairing a Fiberglass Boat HullI am getting a fiberglass speed boat from my dad. It is a small 10 foot boat, but parts of the hull are cracked and I want to know what's the cheapest way to fix it. Also is there a way to replace the transom without ripping off the whole top of the boat.
Fixing a Hole in a Coleman Pop Up CamperI have an old Coleman pop top caravan, the sides are aluminum, but the front and back are a hard plastic. I have two holes at the front in the hard plastic and a crack in the back. The plastic is very brittle from age. Does anyone know how I can fix these holes?
Repairing Fiberglass Siding on Popup CamperI am looking to see what it should cost to professionally repair the fiberglass siding of an older pop up camper. There is damage to the two front corners.
Repairing Porous Lava Rock JewelryWhat sort of white paint or filler could be used to cover a crack in white lava rock carved jewelry?
Decanter Stopper Too LooseI have two nice decanters I don't use because the glass stoppers are a bit loose and the liquors tend to evaporate. How can I fix them? I've heard that there is a wax or something similar used to make it fit better in the neck of the decanter, but I have not found it. What can I try and where can I get it?
Touching Up Handle of Vintage Celine BagCould someone help me revive the brown leather design and strap of my Celine bag? This bag is my favorite and I want to put life into it again, bring it to its glory. Hope you could all share tips.
Automatic Watch Stopped Working After Getting WetI have a beautiful Swiss Marin automatic watch. By accident it fell into a river and got wet inside, it took three days to dry out, but now it is not working. I opened it from the back and also when I shake it it starts running and in 10 seconds it stops again.
Fixing a Fabric Bag StrapI absolutely love this bag and I don't care how beat up it is except for the fact the strap is broken and I'm scared to try and sew it and make it even worse. I'm not too worried about fixing the side.
Repairing Support Bar on Pop Up CamperI have a 2006 Jayco pop up camper. While camping, a kid decided it would be fun to hang on the center support bar that holds up the tent on one of the beds. The hoop that you put the pole through on the roof broke off of the center space bar on the ceiling. Does anyone know if that is repairable?
Fixing a Leaky Metal BirdbathI have a large, old, metal birdbath. It has started leaking because of corrosion and am wondering if anyone knows how to restore-fix it.
Repairing Floor in Pop-up CamperI am not sure what happened, but the floor raised up some while using my camper. Now the bed won't slide in, it's about a inch higher than the slide on inside.
Repairing Bent Roof Supports on Jayco PopupSevere winds have bent all 4 support extensions to raise the roof on our '98 Jayco popup, which is causing it to lean to one side and leaving a large gap between the canvas frame and the door. Are these support extensions repairable or replaceable?
Repairing a Pop Up TentHow do you find and replace the bed canopy pipe that holds up the canvas over the popup's bed chamber?
Repairing Purse StrapsI got this purse from a lady I babysit for who was getting rid of it because she was dissapointed in the straps. So I figure it's free and I like it. How do I fix the straps? The body is good; it's just the straps look like hell.
Repairing the Wiring in an Electric BlanketI have a vintage automatic blanket in which the heating wire is broken (interrupted). If I could get such wire, I would be able to change it. Now where can I purchase this type of wire?
Repairing a Frayed Nylon PurseI have a black nylon purse that my husband bought me several years ago. The nylon is starting to fray on the seam. How can I repair it? My husband said to use wax, I don't think it's going to work with wax. Should I spray some kind of sealant on it?
Brasso for Removing Scratches on EyeglassesDoes using Brasso really work on removing scratches from eyeglasses?
Repairing Handbag StrapsMy purse straps are disintegrating. I love how organised this bag keeps me. Please help me restore the straps.
Nail Polish Remover Damaged Leather Car SeatI tried to remove blue ink from my black leather car seat using fingernail polish remover and it changed the spot to grayish blue. Is there a way to get the black color back into the leather seat of my BMW?
Repairing the Coating on Metal Glasses FramesMy husband has a pair of metal frame glasses. The coating on the temple tips has fallen off. Is there a way to replace this or do we just have to by him new glasses?
Repairing Hinges on Pop Up CamperI have a 1980 Palomino pop up camper with broken top heco lift arm hinge. I am looking for information on how to replace it. The parts can be ordered on line, but I can't find instructions.
Separating Pots That Are Stuck TogetherI made a mistake and thought I had the double boiler pans, not so. Now they are vacuum sealed together. I got the bottom one boiling then dumped ice in it, that did not work, so I frozen it overnight, dumped boiling water in the top, that did not work. Finally I tried to slide a thin knife between them.
Replacement Parts for 1995 Coleman Pop Up CamperMy wife and I have a 1995 Coleman Chesapeake pop up camper. The metal pipe that sticks out of the pop up that you put the handle into that cranks the pop up open and closed has broken. I am not sure what this part is called and if it can be replaced.
Repairing a Popup Camper Pull Out BedI have a 1995 Coleman popup Cedar. Somehow I pulled the bed all the way out past the stops. I cannot figure out for the life of me how to get the bed back in and over the stops. Anyone know how this is done? I think my plastic slides are shot and that's what allowed this to happen.
Simplicity Digital Press Not Heating UpMy Simplicity Digital Press Model SSP400 will not get up to temperature to press anything. It keeps given me an error message. Does anyone know where I can get the item repaired or how to get parts? This 34" digital quick press pro is discontinued.
Untangling a Necklace ChainI need a tip on how to untangle a necklace chain. Thanks.
Repairing Thermal Backing on CurtainsThe white thermal backing on my curtains has been sun-damaged and resembles fine powder, possibly a breathing hazard. Since it's part of the curtain, is it possible to spray it with something or is that the end of the curtains?
Springform Pan Bottom Stuck in Cake PanI have a 9" springform pan bottom that got wedged down into my round 9" Wilton cake pan. Since they're the same size the springform pan bottom fell to the bottom of the cake pan and is so tightly wedged in I cannot get it out.
RC Only Works When Engine Not RunningA few weeks ago I changed my car system and turned it into LPG, I am not certain whether this matters or not because my RC had failed some before I changed the gas system. Still, I changed batteries and tried different positions and just realised that my RC would not work as long as the motor is running.
Repairing a Clear Glass FishI have a clear glass fish that sits on an LED lighted base. A piece broke off and I am looking for a glue that will still allow the light to shine through to the broken fin piece once it is repaired. Any suggestions?
Steel Lid Stuck into a Steel BoxI have a steel box lid stuck into another steel box tightly. I tried different ways, but have not been successful. Can someone help me with how to separate these two without any damage to both box and lid?
Fiestaware Stuck TogetherI have a Fiestaware coffee cup stuck in a cup. Any advice on how to remove it without breaking it?
Repairing a Popup Camper BedMy queen bed falls out of the tract, the wood portion. I am always putting it back in when I close my pop-up trailer. I am worried it is going to come out while someone is on it. What can I do to fix it so this can stop happening?
Repairing a Broken FigurineI have some old pieces that are broken one has a hand off one piece and one is a small head. I can handle the flat pieces but, the head and the hand do not set even though I stand there and hold it for awhile. How can I stablize the piece for maybe an hour or so to let it dry and set?
Carpet Cleaner Brushes Not SpinningI have a Hoover f7412900 carpet cleaner and one day the brushes stopped working.
Coating Coming Off of SunglassesI borrowed my boyfriend's sunglasses, but the tint is coming off. They are the type that look like cop glasses. Is there anything I can do at home to fix the tint? I really need to know. He is getting them back tomorrow and he can't know about the damage.
Repairing a Popup Camper RoofHow can I replace a the rear roof section top? The wood has taken in moisture and the bracket mount screws have failed.
Apothecary Jar GasketsI have several drug store style apothecary jars of various sizes and differing lid sizes as well. I would love to use them as canisters, but cannot find the proper gaskets for them. One of them had the black "tab". Any suggestions, besides rubber bands would help.
New Handles for Coach BagI would like to have repairs done on a per Coach Bag that my sister had gotten me. It needs new handles and the strip in the front needs to be replaced. I would like to know about how much it would cost. Does anyone know where I can get this information?
Fixing a Perfume NozzleI opened my perfume from Bath and Body Works and the nozzle was loose. I removed it and the straw got pushed down. I can see the spring thing in the bottle and I want to fix it because it is my favorite scent! Any ideas on how I can fix this?
Repairing the Slide on 2003 Aerolite Popup CamperI need to repair the metal slide on my popup camper. It is slightly bent making it difficult to slide the end in. This model no longer has replacement parts for it that I can find. The local RV shops do not seem interested in getting paid to do it either.
Electric Blanket Control Displaying Code EWe have a Biddeford blanket with 2 controls. One control has an E showing with no heat.
Lid Stuck in BlenderI have a Bella Rocket blender. The hard plastic lid is stuck in the bullet hard plastic lined blender portion. I can not remove it. I tried boiling water and have tried using a small putty knife. I don't know if I can put it into the freezer as the motor portion is in the bottom.
Repairing the Silvering on an Old MirrorI have a very old mirror that has a scratch on the silvering which shows on the front as a slight black line. Can I fix or camouflager it myself?
Repairing a Porcelain FigurineI have a Giuseppe Armani Cinderella figurine. She's beautiful, or was. Her head made a clean break during a move. Where do you recommend? I've called several doll hospitals, repair shops and found no one yet to repair.
Repairing Old Porcelain DollsMy dolls are very old and are starting to crack. Any idea how I can treat them? Thank you.
Repairing a Cigarette Burn on Fabric Car SeatHow do I fix a cigarette burn from a fabric car seat?
Repairing Scratched Eyeglass LensMy glasses lenses are badly scratched. How can I repair them?
Repairing Fabric on PurseI have a new bag and the fabric is coming off the handles. How do I repair it?
Repairing a Handbag HandleI have a large carry bag and the handle appears to be a vinyl type and it was stitched onto the bag material, so I can't clip it off. The handle is disintegrating and I need help. Any ideas on covering or wrapping the handle with something?
Separating Metal Pot Lid from Glass Stove TopI left my steaming hot metal pot cover (lid) on my glass top and it got stuck. How do I separate them?
Garage Door Opener Remote TroubleMy Craftsman door remote will not open the garage door from any distance other than 4 feet. The door operates fine with the manual wall switch. It just doesn't work with the remote, if you are farther than 4 feet from it.
Genie Garage Door Opener Not Working ProperlyThe door will not open all the way on the first try. It starts to open then it stops. It will go up about 12" then stops. I push the button and it will open another 12 to 15" after the 3rd try it will open all the way. It closes all the way every time?
Repairing a DollWhere in Greensboro can I find someone to fix my broken doll, her butt is broken. Thanks.
Replacing Battery in a ClockWhich way does the + - go?
Replacement Controls for Electric BlanketI have a king size bed electric blanket with 2 controls. One is not heating and the letter E is displayed. What does the letter E mean? Do we replace the dual controls or if there is a solution to the problem; how is it solved?
Pop Up Camper Won't Go All the Way DownI have an old Starcraft pop up, whose shell won't go all the way down. All the sides seem to go down at the same rate, but with about three inches to go, the entire thing stops. As far as I can tell there are no blockages.
Removing an Indentation on...I have two indentations on my bag:( I am very picky and they bother me a lot. Do you know if I can fix them? Thanks a lot!
Repairing Pin Hole in a Stainless Steel PanI have a 6 qt stainless steel pan that has a tiny pin hole and was wondering how to fix it.
Repairing DollsWhere can I find someone to fix some dolls up. They are in need of restoration.
Perfume Spray Bottle Won't WorkHow do I get a brand new bottle of perfume to spray?
Finding a Wind Chime Repair ServiceWhere can I find a service or person that will repair my wind chimes in the Minnesota Twin Cities area?
Replacing the Plastic Slide Guide on a Popup CamperI can replace all of the grey plastic slide guides on my popup camper, except the one on the right rear. The reason is there is no way to get behind the guide to fasten/hold the nut that I can figure out, unless I completely remove the bed platform.
Fixing Scratched GlassesHow can I remove scratches from my glass eyeglass lenses?
Glass Cups Stuck TogetherI was doing the dishes and when I pulled out two of them they where stuck together one facing the other, the openings together. I don't what to break either. We tried everything. Help.
Fixing an Air Mattress LeakI have found a leak all around the built in motor on my air mattress. Is there anyway to fix it or should I just buy a new one?
Stretching Leather BootsI have bought an expensive pair of boots online, but they only zip 3/4 of the way up. The lace up has a tongue that is attached to the boot. I am afraid to ruin them with water or rubbing alcohol.
Repairing Christmas LightsI have a wreath with a 2' blown out section. All the bulbs in this section are blown out with a black coating inside the bulb. Do you have any repair suggestions?
Removing a Plate Stuck in an Aluminium VesselI stuck my steel plate in the aluminium vessel, now how do I remove it?
Repairing a Hole in an Air MattressWhat do I use for a hole in an air mattress?
Storage Unit Door is Frozen ShutDoes anyone know how to open a storage unit door that is frozen shut? It is not near any electrical outlets. We have tried spraying de-icer on it.
Removing Anti-reflective Coating on GlassesI purchased a prescription pair of eye glasses about 8 months back. It is a branded glass with an anti reflective coating. Now the left side lens is not clear, as the coating has developed some scratches.
Removing Scratches from Prescription EyeglassesI spilled super glue on the lens and tried to clean with warm water and soap using a sponge. This made it worse.
Paint on Chipping on Ceramic FigurineI have a 74 year old figurine and over the years it has been losing its paint. The base looks like hard white chalk. How do I remove the rest of the chipping paint?
Repairing a Broken Ceramic OrnamentI have broken ceramic Minnie Mouse; the leg is blown out. I am missing .25 inch. There is only wire holding her foot on. I need know what to use to replace the missing ceramic.
Repairing Purse StrapsI have a brand new fake vinyl Coach purse. The straps are stretched to thread and vinyl is broken where the end wraps around metal ring. What to do?
Sealy Blanket Control Says "E"The control for my Sealy electric blanket says E. What is the error? I have checked the plugs and they look fine.
One Control on Dual Control Blanket Not WorkingI have a dual control electric blanket. One side works fine, but the other control screen displays an E and will not work. Can this be corrected?
Control for Electric Blanket Flashing Code 88We have a Sunbeam electric blanket with a duel control. The main control is flashing 88-auto off-stay on. I am trying to find out why.
Shrinking a Leather BracerI bought a leather bracer at the Rennissance festival that fits my arm, but not my wrist and I don't want to cut it because the design is so beautiful. What can I do to make it fit? Please don't say padding because my wrists are already huge.
Repairing Scratched Eye GlassesHas anyone ever used "Scratch Out" (a product to remove scratches from CDs) on plastic lenses?