Jonathan Adler is a self-made icon in the design world. He began his career as a potter and soon transitioned his eye for great taste into home furnishings. Adler has also written a few books that celebrate color, so it made perfect sense for his collaboration called KOHLER Colors featuring […]
Milwaukee Tools introduced 50 new tools at the event, more than they ever have.
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This bathroom makeover is one of the slickest videos we’ve seen straight from a manufacturer and is part of their SaturDIY series. Listen to their expert as he shows a young couple how to makeover their bathroom just in time for the new baby. Disclaimer: This post has been sponsored […]
How can you not love everything that Liberty Tool Co. of Maine represents. Thanks Etsy! There’s No Place Like Here: Liberty Tool from Etsy on Vimeo.
For tool geeks it was cool to see the ubiquitous Milwaukee Sawzall make an appearance in the latest video from Jay-Z and Kanye West, Otis. The opener is ominous with both rappers walking towards a new Maybach, Kanye with a cutoff saw and Jay-Z with a torch. 20 seconds in […]
We’re wrapping up our Window Wisdom series with a short video presented by Steve Donovan from Taylor Brothers Architectural Products here in Los Angeles. They carry a wide selection of windows and doors, but it’s obvious that Steve really knows the Marvin lineup and for him the exclusive features and […]
At the Builders Show we asked all of the elevator pitchmen to give us their best elevator pitch, some declined but these guys stepped up to the plate and we’ll let you decide who won the Battle of the Elevator Pitch.
HUD recently contacted us and wanted to share some videos they produced that they feel will help prospective home buyers with their home shopping experience. The videos are a bit dry but informative and get to the point. Watch the videos below.
We’re definitely in the Halloween spirit here at C&H, and as you’re embarking on your own Halloween festivities and DIY projects, I thought I’d compile a quick list of my favorite spooky houses that appear (or star in) horror movies. Grab some popcorn, turn down the lights and prepare to […]
What’s a good, messy renovation project without music? In the spirit of all things DIY, we’ve compiled a suggested soundtrack to get you through even the toughest of home projects. Warning: May cause spontaneous singing and dancing instead of building! Proceed with caution … 5. “Sledgehammer,” Peter Gabriel How can […]
Earlier this week, I came across a humorous anecdote about homeowners who had a huge pile of gravel delivered to their house for an upcoming project. A miscommunication occurred between the two parties, and the monstrous pile of gravel ended up just a few feet in front of the garage […]
The worlds strongest redneck turns a mower into an edger.
Tonight is the premiere of This New House on the DIY Network with Kevin O’Connor (current host of This Old House) and Amy Matthews. It’s on at 8pm EST and produced by Bruce Irving who was the longtime executive producer of This Old House. From the trailer it looks like […]
Dog’s are super smart so the next logical step is to train them to help us with yard work. This German Shepherd mows the lawn and looks good doing it. We like the side glance to the camera then it’s back to work.
We’re giddy about the recent announcement by WGBH of a new show called Rough Cut with Tommy Mac that takes you through the process of building wood pieces many of which come from “rough” lumber that hasn’t been pre-cut or processed. We recently interviewed Tommy Mac about the show and […]
Gone are the days when appliances, such as hot water heaters, are tucked away in deep dark closets. There are a bevy of manufacturers who are responding to better designed products (inspired by European manufacturers who have less room to work with and can’t always hide boilers) and creating boilers, […]
Sit-on mowers are becoming increasingly popular and manufacturers are responding by adding more bells and whistles which have also brought costs up in some models to that of a small car. But a few inspired people have modified their mowers in ways that won’t help them mow the lawn any […]
Last week I had the opportunity to do an interview with HGTV designer Libby Langdon and home tech specialist David Gregg. I called in and could watch them answer my questions via a live feed on my computer. There was a slight delay but otherwise it was kinda cool. They […]
The world is abuzz literally with World Cup fever. Despite the audio during the opening game that played an annoying buzzing sound emanating from the crowd, the first match started out well as host country South Africa and Mexico played to a highly competitive and entertaining 1-1 draw. If your […]