Home Improvement

6 Simple Decorating Ideas For Homeowners

Have you ever remodeled your home? Are you aware how challenging that usually is? No? Well sometimes, you don’t have to tear down walls to make a huge impression. Sometimes opting for smaller, inexpensive redecorating ideas and...

Tips to Improve Home Insulation

There is no such thing as a cozy home in which the temperature feels just right. The milestone of such a comfortable living area is proper insulation that keeps the temperature cool or warm inside, depending on what is needed at the...

Must Have Power Tools For Your DIY Toolkit

Not every guy or gal likes dwelling in the world of tools and repairs. We understand. But if you love making small improvements and fixes and saving a few hundred dollars per month doing them yourself, then this is the article for...

How To Install a Strong Doorstop

I need doorstops in my home. Strong! Inexpensive! Doorstops! I recently repainted my oldest son’s room and as part of the process needed to make a few repairs in the walls. (Life happens.) One of the repairs I had to do was fix a hole in...

8 Essential Handyman Tools

Every home needs some basic handyman tools. The right tools can ease the workload and help finish the job in the most satisfying way and within the allotted time. Here are some of the basic but essential handyman tools that every tool kit...

3 Outdoor Blinds and Shades for Your Home

Outdoor blinds and shades are used against harsh sun and wind conditions that gained popularity everywhere. These blinds and shades give a classic and stylish look to your home when installed. It can stand any season, but it is not...

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

While browsing through the books at Costco recently I came across The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo. Since I need a lot of help in this area I thought it was worth buying...

Let There Be Light…In the Laundry Room

So I’ve lived here for three+ years wishing the laundry room had more light.  What was it’s problem? This!…This was it’s problem. Why you ask? Well the laundry room is a substantial sized room in our house. It...

Tuck Point

This is the wall in the basement of the house where I’m staying. It’s a very old wall. And this is what is happening to the wall. It is being filled with a wall cement.  After filling the holes we’ll run a skim coat...

Christmas Door Remodel

April is ambitious when it comes to projects. I have had a small hole in a ceiling for almost 3 years that I can’t seem to find the time to patch. But April wouldn’t even see that as a project. (Notice the door behind the cute...