Repairing a Damaged Bathtub | Herald Community Newspapers

By Monte Leeper Q. We noticed a shine in our porcelain tub, made by the tiler when our bathroom was remodeled about three months ago. The tile company sent someone to fix it because we didn’t want to replace it, which costs a lot more. We had kept the old tub which was good so we didn’t have to replace …

Organizations in the Houston area need help. Here’s how you can volunteer

Whether you volunteer as part of a group or as an individual, there are plenty of opportunities in Houston. Here are the local organizations looking for help: Alliance for Multicultural Community Services: The association creates opportunities for refugees, immigrants and underserved residents to achieve their goals of self-reliance and improve their quality of life. Current volunteer opportunities include job preparation …

County Health Officials Urge People To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 | New

Deputy health director Erika Jenssen, an expert on communicable diseases, told the board that even with education, health orders, isolation, contract research, travel restrictions, masking and tests, the message still does not reach enough people. Then came the vaccines, which Jenssen says have been around since almost the beginning of this country, when Continental Army troops serving under George Washington …

Fast-thinking MN MP credited for taste in classical music

On Monday, September 20, the Chisago County Sheriff’s Department posted on Facebook a video of one of their deputies – Deputy Finnegan – responding to a car fire at a downtown home. Body camera video shows the deputy approaching a burning classic car just outside the garage of a house on the 15000 block of Per Road. Deputy Finnegan attempts …

Houseplants: Frances Tophill explains how to feed houseplants on Love Your Garden

This week Alan Titchmarsh and the ITV Love Your Garden team were at Waltham Abbey, Essex, giving Vanessa Taylor’s garden a welcome makeover. Vanessa was a vice-principal of an elementary school before she was diagnosed with leukemia. While undergoing treatment, which included three years of chemotherapy, Vanessa began writing a children’s book. Vanessa has also regularly campaigned to raise awareness …

Why, when and how to divide perennials

Many gardeners love flowering perennials because you don’t have to plant them every year, saving you labor. However, most perennials require occasional maintenance. A well-maintained perennial will have healthy growth and larger flowers. Why Perennial herbaceous plants produce new seedlings each year, which become overcrowded, competing for resources. Over time, herbaceous perennials will often become a dense clump of plant …

The Fastest Metal Drilling Titanium Drill Bit | Video review

There are some interesting claims about drilling speed: 2 times faster, 4 times faster, 8 times faster! But who makes the fastest titanium drill bit for drilling metal? We tested bits from 5 different manufacturers to see which Actually pierces metal the fastest. Buy here Complete transcript Titanium bits are a great compromise between black oxide bits that dull quickly …