A beautiful home for sale in Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA – Photo Courtesy: Gabriel Chag Pet home improvement projects serve as the perfect hobby for idle home owners. They also help boost the home equity value when it’s time to sell. Some of the simplest DIY projects can have the biggest impact on your […]
4 Of The Best Home Improvement Apps Out There
If you are a homeowner who has good home improvement skills, you can take advantage of your talents by undertaking do-it-yourself (DIY) projects around your home. This will not only save you a lot of money but will make you feel a great sense of pride as you take in all of your hard work […]
Sanding Your Floors – How Easy Is It?
Wild Wood – 1890’s pine wood floor in achistoric building in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, USA, now Joe Bologna’s restaurant. Photo Courtesy: Egan Snow If you have wooden floors and are beginning to think the coating on them is looking a bit tired and old, then it is probably a sign that it is time to […]
Build Your Dream Shed On A Budget
Writing Shed in the country retreat of the novelist Virginia Woolf (Monk’s House), Rodmell, Lewes, Sussex, UK – Photo Courtesy: Oliver Mallinson Lewis Roald Dahl had one, Dylan Thomas and Virginia Woolf had one and even rock legend Roger Waters had one. They’re used for creative hideaways, office space, storage or even just a place […]
Remodel Your Old House In The Right Manner
Remodeling in progress on an old house in Silverlake, Los Angeles, California, USA – Photo Courtesy: Charles & Hudson Whether you are living in an old house or have bought one, remodeling and home improvements are obviously going to be the first priority on your to-do agenda. Unfortunately, there is no guide on how […]
Basic DIY Stuff That Every Householder Should Know!
Do It Yourself – Photo Courtesy: Ondas De Ruido We all know how the costs of maintaining a house can creep up and up. With utility bills being higher than ever, and grocery costs going through the roof, none of us can afford to pay for anything that we can possibly avoid. There are a […]
Nothing Says ‘Christmas’ Like A Christmas Wreath – Make Your Own!
Christmas Wreath – Photo Courtesy: Brad Fults During the festive period, everybody should have a Christmas wreath on their front door! It’s an age-old tradition – traditionally they were hung on doors to indicate importance and wealth. It has moved from Pagan traditions through to Christian traditions and it is still very much a part […]
Things You Wanted To Know About Bolts, But Didn’t Know Who To Ask!
A Hex-head bolt – Photo Courtesy: James Bowe Our world is filled with many inconspicuous things that are, as a matter of fact, indispensable. One of such “can fool by the size” thing is the fasteners. Fasteners allow the assembling of a variety of components with reliability and safety. One such fastener is a bolt. […]
What Every DIY Enthusiast Needs To Know About Roofs!
Installing slate tiles on a roof – Photo Courtesy: Groton School So, you’re thinking of putting a new roof on your house – are you? Well, you are very brave! While reroofing a house is not for the faint-hearted, it can also be very satisfying and save you a lot of money. So it […]
Do It Yourself Home Improvement Tips and Tricks: Dos and Don’ts
A beautiful homemade chandelier by John Mills for his living room. Photo Courtesy: John Mills Home improvements can seem very intimidating when looking at the whole picture but they definitely don’t have to be. At the end of the day, the most important thing is that your home is looking the way you want it […]