This Old House | Upgrading Old School (S42 E9) | FULL EPISODE

This Old House | Upgrading Old School (S42 E9) | FULL EPISODE

Build A Shed – 9 Critical Questions Before You Start

For the novice shed builder, an action plan is absolutely essential for a quality outcome (or for at least getting a result that minimally resembles the picture!). Good shed-building action plans start with answering the ‘right’ questions – including the following nine – about your shed-building intentions. It goes without saying, you want to answer them BEFORE you start building…

Angie’s List – How To Find Local Contractors

Angie’s List is among the premiere sites around assisting consumers to connect with many professionals that they may need. Apart from finding lawyers, doctors and various other professionals, the website enables users to find local contractors. What to expect when you are using this website?

Why Do It Yourself Fire Restoration and Water Restoration Is Not Recommended

Many homeowners who are confronted with water or fire damage often try to take up restoration efforts on their own. Though it might seem like a great idea at the beginning, one will often find that fire restoration and water restoration is actually quite difficult once they have begun.

Seven Glass Tile Home Improvement Projects

Seven of the best glass tile home improvement projects you can do yourself. With a brilliant shine that catches the eye and vibrant colors that seem to glow with light, glass tiles are truly the most spectacular tile you can use in any home improvement project. If you want your design theme to pop, then using these tiles is the way to go. Because these tiles are so versatile, there is a wide variety of projects you can use them for. Use this top seven list of glass tile home improvement projects to help narrow down the choices.

How to Choose the Best Place to Build Your New Gazebo

Choosing the right place to build your new gazebo can be a bit tricky sometimes. There are often too many things that you have to consider. For instance, you will have to consider its proximity to the neighbours, its distance from the kids’ playground, its location from the road or street, its aesthetic value, how it adds or subtracts from the beauty of the environment and many other things.

How to Get Plans For a New Gazebo

Building a new gazebo often involves designing the gazebo’s plans first. For most people without any experience, finding gazebo plans may be a bit difficult as they have no idea where to look for it or who to talk to in order to get original plans. So, if you are looking to get some plans and would like some help, this article will point you in the right direction.

How to Build a Home Addition

Building a home addition can be challenging to most homeowners but not impossible. Depending on the size and complexity of the addition design anyone with good carpentry skills can build an acceptable end product. I suggest you do not try a multi-story six room addition on your first try however. A simple single story addition of a dining room or bedroom with either a crawl space or full basement can be done on weekends but it will take considerable time to do so. The more difficult addition will have a full basement. Basically it is the same as a crawl space, only deeper. Excavation must be done…

Tips and Tricks in Organizing Your Work Space

If your staring at a messy desk every single working day, and your head is spinning full of tasks that you need to do but you don’t know where to start, then it is about time to organize your work space. So go ahead and organize your office with these great tips for a better work experience and for maximum productivity!

How to Install Basic Wood Cabinets

Installing cabinets can be done with one person but two people make it a lot easier. The second person need only be able to lift, and hold the cabinets and so on. Upper cabinets are the hardest to install as they must be held in place while the mounting screws are installed. Starting with the upper cabinet layout…

10 X 12 Shed Plans – A Roadmap for Your Shed

One of the most popular choices of do it yourself home improvement enthusiasts and garden storage shed concepts are 10 x 12 shed plans. Sheds with these dimensions can be used by the technical inclined or by beginners who would like to build a shed seamlessly.