Garage Build Vlog: Day 11

Garage Build Vlog: Day 11

Stained Glass for the Contemporary Home

If you’ve ever been in a church on a sunny day when the rays illuminate the bright colors of a stained glass window, you know the effect the vibrant colored glass can have on an interior space. How much would you pay to have that very effect inside your own home? How about the price of a tank of gas?

DIY Reclaimed Wood Furniture: Pallet to Coffee Table

With current economic conditions still recovering from the 2008 recession, residents are looking for new alternatives to furnish their homes on a budget. Reclaimed wood is one of the latest free and trendy new resources being used nationwide to build beautiful furniture. Reclaimed wood can be found almost anywhere; from driftwood on beaches to crates in alleys. In this article, shipping pallets are the resource of choice. Shipping pallets are usually made solid oak for their durability which is great for furniture. Pallets can be used to build all kinds of furniture! This DIY article will show you how to build a stylish oak coffee table on a budget.

DIY Wiring Your Home – Some Tips and Tricks for Hiding the Wires

This is for those that have decided to take on home wiring themselves – hiding the wires inside their walls. I recommend that you hire a professional – but if you’re going to do it yourself than you should read this article first. The tips and advice in this article are based on your home being of modern construction…

How to Keep Your Lawn Nice and Healthy

Maintaining a healthy and good looking lawn can be as easy or hard as you make it and depending on how important an attractive lawn is to you various steps can be taken to improve its appearance and health. Simple changes to your fertilizer, cutting length and even when you water can have a positive effect; however it’s also possible to take more drastic actions such as detaching and aerating to really ensure you get the best results.

Summertime Cleaning Tips For The Home

Most of us try to keep our home as clean as possible at all times, but there are issues that can arise that may make it difficult. If you have young children who are going to be home from school during the summer time, this may pose an issue in the time that you have available.

Home Repairs 101: 5 Easy Repairs

It is that time of year; all the summer activities are slowing down and the fall ones have yet to begin. So, take advantage of the free time your loved ones have and put them to work in your home. You can do quite a few quick easy home repairs without breaking the bank or taking too much time.

How To Cut Open-Cell Foam: Two Quick and Easy Methods for Great Results

Foam can be carved, cut, and sculpted by numerous machines, from die-cutters, to horizontal saws, to pressurized waterjet cutters. But for some smaller projects, such as do-it-yourself couch cushions, sometimes cutting foam yourself is easier, cheaper, and faster. This article will explain the steps for cutting foam at home, saving you time and money.

How To Cut Closed-Cell Foam: Techniques For Cutting Five Foam Types

Many projects that seem complicated at first are surprisingly easy once we know the right way to approach them, and cutting foam yourself is one such project. Closed-cell foam is a material not everyone can say they have plenty of experience with, but after reading this article, you should feel confident enough to cut multiple closed-cell foam types for all kinds of projects and applications.

Replacing Weather Seals for Old Wooden Casement Windows

Your wooden casement windows would swing open with the assistance of a crank that is often operated from the interior of your house. The crank is often made of vinyl, metal or a wooden material. The older versions of casement windows often come with wooden crank and they are likely to need new weather-stripping in order to keep out drafts and retain warm air inside your house.

5 Tips to Ensure Efficient Home Removals

The process of moving can be a time consuming task that many people find quite stressful. You can make your move smooth by planning well in advance. Do not wait until the last moment to contact the movers or to start packing.