My partner and I just moved into a new apartment in Queens. There's one small issue, and it's our peephole. It's missing the cover on the inside. Where can I get a replacement? [more inside]
posted by SansPoint
on Jul 27, 2014 -
I want to mount narrow shelves at the back of my kitchen counters, along the top of the backsplash. I have not been able to find anything suitable to match the dark decor.
I have black laminate counters with dark cherry-finish wood cabinets. All the hardware in our house is oil-rubbed bronze. See PHOTOS. [more inside]
posted by valannc
on Jun 29, 2011 -
I'm looking for a front door lock or doorknob that stays locked even after you've opened the door. [more inside]
posted by fnerg
on Mar 29, 2009 -
Much like my last question posted here four years ago about OS9, I am being flummoxed by hard water. Or more specifically, the level of difficulty wrt installing a water softener. How hard is it? [more inside]
posted by hijinx
on Jun 12, 2008 -
We need to install a hanging system on our conference room wall that will allow us to easily swap paper items of various sizes and thicknesses (posters, printer proofs, regular ol' paper). The space is about 4 feet wide.
Does anyone have any experience with this thing? Hangman Products Clip-it Strip
Reminds me of the strips that were installed at the top of chalkboards in grade school. It seems like they were never strong enough and teachers struggled to keep things in there.
Any other product recommendations?
posted by Typographica
on Aug 24, 2007 -
I have a large mirror that my former roommates acquired via dumpster diving
. It measures 48" x 36". It has 4 small holes, one drilled in each corner, 5" diagonally from the corners and 3.5" from the sides. It's unframed and quite heavy. How can I hang it without using glue or mastic? [more inside]
posted by Famous
on Jan 17, 2006 -
I want to record my own music. I have no idea where to start.
What would be a fairly inexpensive and good beginner's setup hardware and software-wise? [more inside]
posted by petah
on Oct 14, 2005 -
2 family home, shared my myself and a friend of mine. I am in the second floor unit, he is in the first floor unit. Wireless Doorbells are put on one on top of the other, since that is where there is space. Should the second floor doorbell be on top because it is the top floor, or should the first floor doorbell be on top because it would be considered the first unit of the building?
posted by benjh
on Oct 8, 2004 -
I want to add some plants to my deck and I'm looking for planters, or rather looking for industrial materials which might make good planters that can be bought for cheap. I spent hours on my Tandy looking through Google and Froogle, but can't seen to find anything appropriate. What I'm dreaming about would be any sort of tub or industrial looking trough or whatever which could be adapted to hold various plants. Metal and wood are the desired materials. If anyone has advice about where to go, how to look, or on specific materials that might make good planters, please post!
posted by chaz
on Jul 14, 2004 -