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Recall Alert: IKEA Recalls 29 Million Chests and Dressers Due to Tip-Over Hazard

Recall Alert: IKEA Recalls 29 Million Chests and Dressers Due to Tip-Over Hazard

​The popular IKEA MALM dresser and many others are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injuries to children.​

Top 10 Allergies From Your Home (Infographic)

Top 10 Allergies From Your Home (Infographic)

You may think with summer in full swing, seasonal allergies went out the door with the rains and flowers of spring. Oh no, dear friends, allergies are still alive and well and kicking the literal snot out of sinuses both near and far. The people over at Honeywell compiled this […]

DAYTONA Rising Project Is Complete

DAYTONA Rising Project Is Complete

It’s been three years in the making but the redesign and rebuild of Daytona International Speedway is finally complete and ready for it’s unveiling at this weekends Daytona 500 NASCAR race.

Room & Board Colors by Valspar – New Paint Collaboration

Room & Board Colors by Valspar – New Paint Collaboration

One of our favorite retailers, Room & Board, is now offering paint through a partnership with Valspar.

Buy and Sell, Baby and Kid Gear on Built by Kids Classifieds

Buy and Sell, Baby and Kid Gear on Built by Kids Classifieds

We just launched a Craigslist alternative on our partner site, Built by Kids. It’s a safe and friendly place to buy and sell, baby and kids gear with your neighbors and community.

You Are What You Eat (and Drink) – How to Start Off Your Mornings Right

You Are What You Eat (and Drink) – How to Start Off Your Mornings Right

Starting the day begins with a good nights sleep, but what steps will you take to make sure the first hour of your day is as productive as possible? IKEA has setup a program called First :59, that provides lifestyle tips from the bedroom to the bathroom to help you and your family manage your mornings.

IKEA First :59 – Start Your Day in the Best Possible Way

IKEA First :59 – Start Your Day in the Best Possible Way

IKEA has just launched First59.com to help you kick off your day with tips and tricks for winning your mornings

The Home Depot Jumps Into 3D Printing with MakerBot

The Home Depot Jumps Into 3D Printing with MakerBot

The worlds largest home improvement retailer will now stock the top-selling MakerBot 3D printer in a test run at 12 of it’s retail stores across the country

Best New Products from IBS & KBIS 2014

Best New Products from IBS & KBIS 2014

There was a ton to see but these are our favorite new products from IBS and K/BIS 2014.

Kitchen/Bath Industry Show – KBIS 2014 Photo Gallery

Kitchen/Bath Industry Show – KBIS 2014 Photo Gallery

Our favorite photos from K/BIS 2014 in Las Vegas.

Adopt a Skull for Christmas

Adopt a Skull for Christmas

You can adopt a skull which helps fund it’s restoration from the Mutter Museum.

Wahl Grooming Supports Efforts To Raise Money for Cancer Research

Wahl Grooming Supports Efforts To Raise Money for Cancer Research

Wahl partners with St. Baldrick’s Foundation and Clinton Baseball team to launch a charity campaign helping childhood cancer research.

Is This the Future of Residential Building?

Is This the Future of Residential Building?

CertainTeed and Saint-Gobain are proud to partner with Penn State University on the GridSTAR Experience Center as the first Multi-Comfort project in North America.

Pro Tool Innovation Awards

Pro Tool Innovation Awards

Every tool nut should check out the Pro Tool Innovation Awards for the latest awesome tools and more.

Can We Trust These Toxic Chinese Drywall Companies Again?

Can We Trust These Toxic Chinese Drywall Companies Again?

Toxic drywall from China was an issue a few years ago, how safe are these again?

DIY City Guide: Los Angeles

DIY City Guide: Los Angeles

We’ve come to appreciate the City of Angels and realize the history and communities are as vibrant as anywhere in the country. This applies to the do-it-yourself spirit that is surging across the city and that’s why we’ve chosen LA as the subject of our first DIY City Guide. We’ve […]

Amy Devers – Artist, Designer, TV Host

Amy Devers – Artist, Designer, TV Host

Amy Devers of the DIY Network shares the behind the scenes secrets from her shows like Fix This Yard and more

Vote Now for Your Favorite Rescue Remodel

Vote Now for Your Favorite Rescue Remodel

Pick your favorite local community organization to win a $25,000 kitchen makeover from IKEA and Family Handyman

Moving Day

Moving Day

After 7 years in Movable Type it was time to migrate to Wordpress

Bob Vila Blogstar

Bob Vila Blogstar

I’ve arrived! That’s me on the homepage of BobVila.com! I’m honored to be selected as a Bob Vila Blogstar this year. They published a nice piece about me and my workshop as well as profiling Charles & Hudson and Built by Kids. Thanks Bob!!!

The Hollywood Sign Get’s a Facelift

The Hollywood Sign Get’s a Facelift

The iconic Hollywood sign has been in need of a facelift for a few years. It’s been painted and repainted but the taggers always seem to get to it. They have typically just painted over the graffiti and onto the already peeling old paint which is not the proper way […]

Nominate Your Local Community Organization for a $25,000 IKEA Rescue Remodel

Nominate Your Local Community Organization for a $25,000 IKEA Rescue Remodel

Last year we partnered with IKEA to help them find a deserving firehouse in need of a “Rescue Remodel” and this year IKEA and The Family Handyman are back at it, only this time they will be offering a $25,000 kitchen makeover for a local community organization. They’ll outfit a […]