From cleaning (or replacing, if needed) your gutters, to thermal stripping, to sealing driveway cracks – you’ll want to give your home a fall check-over BEFORE it gets REALLY cold!
Category: Fix it
Use 11″ or better zip ties to tighten up old springs:
First pull off the bottom batting/fabric. Check the springs and make sure there are no broken ones. Start by zip-tying the S springs around the wooden frame (at the top and bottom of each S spring.) Then start on one side and zip-tie diagonally all the way across.
Build a workbench for all the project you’ll need to work on!
- 1-5/8-in. drywall screws
- 3-in. drywall screws
- 4 x 8 x 1/2-in. plywood
Cool as a cucumber – try it!
If you get the right products, and can follow instructions, you can turn your yucky floor into a thing of beauty!
Don’t throw them out – re-cover them and re-use all summer!
- sling fabric
- sewing machine with leather needle and heavy weight thread
- measuring tape
- flat head screw driver
- needle nose pliers
- other screw driver bits, socket wrench, and pliers as needed
- clamp (optional but useful)