Houseplants for Different Areas | Ask This Old House

Houseplants for Different Areas | Ask This Old House

Why You Should Hire a Handyman

If you’re a homeowner, you know that there is always an odd job or two (or three) that you want done around the house. Maybe you think that you can do it yourself.

Trying The Natural Termite Control

We already know that termites are one of the constant threats we have inside our houses. We also know the capacity of these pests and the damages it can do to our properties if we will fail in paying attention on them. But what most people still cannot figure out is the perfect termite control that will resolve this issue once and for all.

Teak Decking

The day I got a real backyard of my own was one of the happiest of my life. I love spending time outside and, therefore, am very interested in having a stunning yard and deck! Right away I began researching and planning the layout of my deck and outdoor furniture.

Kids Bunk Bed Plans

Kids bunk beds are a great idea. They are perfect for saving space and a lot of fun for kids, but they are not cheap to buy. A good alternative to buying kids bunk beds is to purchase a good set of bunk bed plans and build your own.

Home Improvement on a Smaller Budget

Although many homeowners might be skeptical, home improvement on a budget is an entirely possible project. It all comes down to doing the right amount of research, getting creative, and carefully planning expenditures.

Can Your Purse Hold Your Tool Belt?

It seems that women are becoming increasingly comfortable in this role of House CEO, or, as I prefer to call her, “SheEO.” After married couples, single women are the largest group of home buyers in the U.S. In this year, the number of women-headed households is expected to rise to nearly 31 million, representing about 28% of the U.S. total. Desiring to understand how things work, particularly in traditional male-dominated bastions like the corporate boardroom and the construction workroom, we women want to play in these same sandboxes and come out ahead.

DIY Basement Remodeling

A basement remodeling project can be undertaken by handy homeowners who don’t mind a few mind puzzles and a little manual labor. Not all projects that you have around the home will need to be done by a professional, but you should be aware that you should only undertake projects in spaces where the job will look well done even if it is not done by a professional evaluating your skills as a DIY homeowner is the first step to starting your basement renovation solo.

How to Arc Weld

Arc welding is a useful skill for all DIY enthusiasts and those wishing to begin a career in welding. Welding machines are readily available in most hardware stores and all you need is a power supply and some welding electrodes and away you go. Before you start welding it’s important to consider all the safety aspects of the job.

How to Get the Most Out of a Top Load Wood Burner

Most people usually think that they have saved a lot of money by buying a top load wood burner. Unfortunately, they are not entirely saving as much money as they can. There are, in fact, several more ways any owner can get a lot more savings out of their burner if they put in a little bit of effort.

5 Ideas on How to Make a Child’s Bed Canopy

A bed canopy can transform a child’s old, plain-looking bed into something utterly magical and chic. It can also set the pace for the design and interiors of the rest of the room. What is more it is easy and inexpensive to do. In fact, you can do it yourself.