Be your own "handy woman"

December 1, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Can't get your husband to do his "honey do" list around the house? Well, that's OK because you can become your own "handy woman." House Doctor Lisa Quinn met up with Steven Katkowsky of Steven's Incredible Kitchens & Baths for these do-it-yourself fixes that will save you time, money and domestic discord.

Steven's suggested tool list to have at home:

  • Hammer
  • Screwdriver
  • Toggle bolts, plastic wall anchors, zip-it's
  • Wire cutter and stripper
  • Wire nuts
  • Wide cheap plastic putty knive.
  • Small tub of drywall mud
  • Electric drill

What you'll need for hanging pictures, heavy frames, attaching things to the wall.

  1. Piece of drywall
  2. Metal patch with sticky mesh.
  3. 1 X 2 and 1 ½" screws.
  4. Elect. Drill
  5. Drywall compound.
  6. Drywall knive.

What you'll need to fix holes or cracks in the drywall.

  1. Piece of drywall
  2. Metal patch with sticky mesh.
  3. 1 X 2 and 1 ½" screws.
  4. Elect. Drill
  5. Drywall compound.
  6. Drywall knive

What you'll need for caulking:

  1. First you need a wet rag.
  2. Secondly a reasonably good caulking gun.
  3. . Some good polyseamseal adhesive caulking.
  4. Some good eyes, and a strong finger.

You can learn more aobut Steven's Incredible Kitchen Machine at www.stevensincrediblekitchenmachine.com.


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