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Articles by: Tabatha Muntzinger
Get your life back in order as soon as possible with these tips for unpacking.
Use your raised garden beds year round by turning them into compost piles for the winter months.
We want to save our clawfoot tub from the scrap yard so we painted the exterior to prevent rust.
When we moved into our century-old home and began our then-minor-now-major renovations, we realized something slightly terrifying about our original to the house solid wood door. Moreover, the picture window in the door. Somehow at inspection, we had failed to notice that there wasn’t real glass in the door, but […]
Let’s discuss the arguments against gentrification
Before a petty disagreement turns into an all out war, consider these 5 ways to handle neighborhood disputes.
We’ve compiled a list of the five most essential, flexible, and durable adhesives to have in your workshop so you can (hopefully) save your project from complete failure.
Prep your doors for cold weather and install weatherstripping this weekend
Gentrification. The word conjures everything from visuals of empty-nesters and yuppies sipping lattes from their million-dollar renovated brownstones to angry hipsters and working class people protesting the construction of new buildings where old ones once stood, fighting for the perceived rights of local businesses, lower class families, and urban history. […]
Take old blueprints and remake them using Google SketchUp
When beginning a home renovation, there are a multitude of things to consider — cost, time, materials, permits, etc. But have you ever considered documenting your project to be an intregal part of not only the process, but a beneficial one?
Start ripping up your old sofa with these upholstery tools for beginners
Just because a website says adding to existing plumbing is as easy as 1-2-3, doesn’t mean really anything without the experience to back it up. Find the best resources for your next DIY project.
Since this isn’t my first time being pregnant amid approximately a million home improvement projects, nor is it the first time that being pregnant necessitated some of those projects, I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned so that I can DIY while also building a little person. […]
6 steps to protecting your pets from nasty winter weather
Universal design is changing our world for the better and Bosch is leading the way
In April I had the overwhelming pleasure of being included on the VIP Press Tour of the Coverings Tile show, an international trade show for all facets of the tile and stone industry, held in Orlando, Florida. For three days I was immersed in the world of tile, and I […]
It happens to the best of us — we go to hang our holiday lights only to find that they no longer work. Trying to find the burned-out bulb or shorted fuse is time consuming and frustrating, and often times strands of incandescent lights just go bad after a few […]
Your eyes do not deceive you — in fact, they should be wide and sparkly right about now. Pantone, infamous for their color swatches and identification, has come out with their own line of paints matchable to any Pantone shade. Now you know you can find the perfect shade for […]
When we moved into our first house a month before the holidays, we were overjoyed to later receive gracious amounts of basic (and not-so-basic) tools and accessories from our famliy to help with our renovation plans. And while those tools have been more than useful to have around, when we […]