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- [27:24] Simple Solution: How to make a tool caddy to attach to your walk-behind lawnmower
Remodeling a room or series of rooms is never easy — it helps to have assistance and make an informed decision.
That’s what Karen in Indiana needs. She’s remodeling her kitchen / family room combination and she wants a budget-conscious, dog-friendly floor.
This is easy from two guys who both have hardwood floors and can attest: hardwood holds up. Ceramic or porcelain tiles also are durable, but you’ll need to apply grout, and that means much more maintenance.
Vinyl plank flooring, which goes down nicely over a wood subfloor, has come down in price, it’s do-it-yourself friendly, and it’s hard for dogs to damage.
But if you did damage one plank, just pull it up and put another one down — the flooring isn’t tongue-and-groove, and it doesn’t get much more user-friendly than that!
Listen to the Today’s Homeowner Podcast for more home improvement tips!
Tool Caddy for Your Lawn Mower — Oftentimes, when you’re mowing the lawn, you’ll notice other little chores that need to be done. This simple solution makes it possible to easily take care of those chores on-the-spot. You can transform a milk jug or any plastic water container to function as a tool caddy. Simply cut open the top of the container, and use a zip tie or string to attach it to your lawn mower. Watch: Plastic Water Container Tool Caddy