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Five Reasons To Document Your Renovation

Five Reasons To Document Your Renovation

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?

Upholstery Tools For The Beginner

Upholstery Tools For The Beginner

Start ripping up your old sofa with these upholstery tools for beginners

Go Vintage for Quality Outdoor Furniture

Go Vintage for Quality Outdoor Furniture

Finding decent, well-priced outdoor furniture is no easy task but go vintage for some cool and funky options

Preparing For A Garage Sale, Part I: Decluttering

Preparing For A Garage Sale, Part I: Decluttering

A couple weeks ago I had a garage sale. I dreaded the thought of cleaning out my house for the months leading up to the big date but I knew it needed to be done. It had come to the point where everything was bugging me, from my messy T-shirt […]

5 Pointers for Researching Your Next DIY Project

5 Pointers for Researching Your Next DIY Project

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.

Ryobi 2,200-Watt Gasoline Powered Digital Inverter Generator Review

Ryobi 2,200-Watt Gasoline Powered Digital Inverter Generator Review

This compact home generator isn’t setup to power your home but rather give you power on the go while camping, tailgating or on a jobsite. It offers 2200 starting watts/1800 running watts and if you buy two you can run them in parallel for even more power.

Klein Tools Non-Contact Voltage Tester Review

Klein Tools Non-Contact Voltage Tester Review

Klein Tools has recently updated their popular non-contact volt tester with the NCVT-2 dual range voltage tester. It’s the same size as the previous version but operates in two modes and can test low and standard voltage.

Believe the Hype Behind Brushless Motors

Believe the Hype Behind Brushless Motors

Brushless motors will hit their stride this year and expect to see more manufacturers introducing and promoting this technology in power tools

Build or Buy: Step Stool

Build or Buy: Step Stool

Every home needs a step stool but will you build or buy?

Klein Tools Non-Contact Voltage Tester Giveaway

Klein Tools Non-Contact Voltage Tester Giveaway

Need a voltage tester and $50 in your pocket for Home Depot?

Make Succulent Planters from Wood Blocks

Make Succulent Planters from Wood Blocks

This wood planter makes a simple and stylish home for your gorgeous succulents.

How to Deal with Water Damage After Flooding

How to Deal with Water Damage After Flooding

Identify the source, prevention, salvage and flood insurance are the keys to dealing with water damage after a flood.

HomeHacks and HomeFail FTW

HomeHacks and HomeFail FTW

Two new sites from the creator HomeFixated are set to shake up the home improvement universe

Hands-off with the Simplehuman Semi-round Sensor Can

Hands-off with the Simplehuman Semi-round Sensor Can

The simplehuman sensor can makes it so easy a baby could use it (and does)

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.

Cutting-In Corners Made Easy with the Wagner SMART Edge Roller

Cutting-In Corners Made Easy with the Wagner SMART Edge Roller

Save time with this new roller from Wagner that makes cutting-in a cinch

Protect the Things You Treasure Most

Protect the Things You Treasure Most

This week GAF (North America’s largest roofing manufacturer) asked us to share their new sweepstakes, Protect the Things You Treasure Most. GAF knows a roof protects more than a house–it protects the treasures people hold dear to their heart. Here’s an opportunity to join the GAF community and share what […]

Get a Healthy Lawn Using Less Water

Get a Healthy Lawn Using Less Water

Conserving water is an important part of responsible home ownership. From the kitchen to the bathroom to your yard, you should regulate your water usage

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 […]

Kevin O’Connor – Host of This Old House

Kevin O’Connor – Host of This Old House

Who is Kevin O’Connor and how did he become the host of This Old House

Hands On with Husqvarna Chainsaws, Blowers, Trimmers and Mowers

Hands On with Husqvarna Chainsaws, Blowers, Trimmers and Mowers

I spent the day with Husqvarna testing all of their outdoor power equipment. It was blazing hot but well worth the sweat.