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Fountain Puts Home Improvement Experts In Your Pocket

Fountain Puts Home Improvement Experts In Your Pocket

Fountain is a mobile app (iOS only for now) that connects you to an expert over video chat – in five minutes or less!

How-To Prepare a Whiskey Barrel for Planting

How-To Prepare a Whiskey Barrel for Planting

Whiskey barrels make great planters but they require a bit of prep work before they are ready to use.

The Five Emergency Adhesives Everyone Needs

The Five Emergency Adhesives Everyone Needs

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.

How To Clean Up Your BBQ Grill

How To Clean Up Your BBQ Grill

Give your bbq grill a quick clean after each use and it will last you for years.

Get Comfortable With This Heating and Cooling Checklist

Get Comfortable With This Heating and Cooling Checklist

Maintain a constant temperature and humidity are the keys to a comfortable home. This checklist can help.

Zip & Mix Instant Mortar Repair from QUIKRETE

Zip & Mix Instant Mortar Repair from QUIKRETE

Just add water and your QUIKRETE mortar is ready to go out of the bag

Refresh a Butcher Block Countertop

Refresh a Butcher Block Countertop

Wood butcher block countertops have become a popular choice in kitchen countertops. They give any kitchen a rustic farmhouse look but can also be gussied up with the right hardware to be modern and hip. The problem with any organic countertop material is that they take on oils and dirt […]

Home Depot Kitchen Updates – Quick & Cheap

Home Depot Kitchen Updates – Quick & Cheap

The Home Depot website has all kinds of nooks and crannies to explore while looking for information and helpful hints, including a blog. This post, which I found through “liking” them on Facebook, has OODLES of quick and cheap little projects to help update or just reinvent your kitchen in […]

Tips To Keep Your Cool In The Kitchen

Tips To Keep Your Cool In The Kitchen

It’s hard to turn on the oven when it’s sweltering inside and out. I’ve been eating lots of take-out and sandwiches because I can’t bear to roast in my apartment. As the hottest month of the summer heats up, The Kitchn has compiled a great list of design moves that […]

Low Kitchen Storage Maximizes Space, Minimizes Aches

Low Kitchen Storage Maximizes Space, Minimizes Aches

Isn’t it a pain (sometimes literally) when reaching above for dishes or glasses? You may also find yourself stretching up and working your fingers out just to barely nudge at the cake plate waaaaay up high? What about the storage below your countertops, specifically drawers?

Thoughtful Changes Enhance Small Kitchen

Thoughtful Changes Enhance Small Kitchen

Sometimes a renovated kitchen doesn’t have to mean breaking down walls and relocating to a different spot in the house. When I spotted this kitchen reno on CasaSugar I thought it was a great example of smart, small changes on a tight budget. The homeowners chose custom panels for our […]

Kitchen Trends To Avoid

Kitchen Trends To Avoid

There’s a reason why white kitchens are so popular – they’re classic and never seem to go out of style. ShelterPop pulled together five red-flag trends to avoid in your kitchen. “Good Enough” Trend – According to Paul Anater, kitchen-bath designer and the editor of Kitchen and Residential Design, a […]

DIY Kitchen Island

DIY Kitchen Island

It’s amazing how versatile an $8 Ikea lack table can be. I spotted Kyle Freeman’s DIY kitchen island on Apartment Therapy last year and I still think about how clever he is. He used extra strong, double-sided foam adhesive squares to attach the Ikea lack tables together. Once the heavy […]

Kitchen Query: Refrigerator Seal Leak

Kitchen Query: Refrigerator Seal Leak

A reader recently submitted the following question regarding their refrigerator seal not functioning properly. We’ve encountered this issue a lot and in times of saving energy, making sure our appliances are as efficient as possible is paramount. We’ve tackled this issue before, but hopefully our other readers can help him […]