It’s hard to believe we’re about half-way through 2007 but in the last six months our traffic has more than doubled thanks to you. Here’s your Top Ten Favorites for the first half of 2007 (which includes some posts from 06′). 1. Drywall Repair 2. Subway Tile 3. Replace a […]
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Eric Stomer could be one of the most annoying of the new breed of home improvement tv show celebs a la Ty Pennington but he does get his point across and you don’t miss a word he says. He’s the featured personality of the new AOL DIY videos that have […]
This great idea comes from Kevin over at ReadyMade’s blog. He uses basic towel racks screwed into the inside of a cabinet door to hold pot and pan lids.
Gone are the days when Home Depot ruled the roost and was the only option for DIY homeowners. Lowes has been making steady progress in terms of reach and customer satisfaction and a recent study states that shoppers spend more money at Home Depot but enjoy their shopping experience more […]
It’s likely that you live near a Lowes or Home Depot as both retailers have conspired to takeover the world, sorry Starbucks has beat them to it, but both stores have more to offer than just tools and materials. Lowes offers instore how-to clinics that cover subjects from designing for […]
Finkbuilt has created the DIY answer to building and installing granite countertops at a fraction of the cost. His secret is to use 3/8″ thick, 12″ square granite flooring tiles, which you install just like you would install any other tile, except on your countertop. Here’s a detailed step-by-step.
Just a friendly reminder to take measures to protect yourself when working on projects around the house. An ounce of prevention…
Big news in the houseblogs world as Houseblogs.net has launched a new section called Houseblogs Community. You can now create your own profile on Houseblogs.net and bookmark various houseblog entries that you may have found helpful. You can also sort through the entries by tags and find the most popular […]
The proliferation of broadband connections has given rise to further development of online video and most mainstream diy and home improvement sites have caught onto this trend. Easy2DIY contains great project how-to’s as well as product reviews. These aren’t videos in the truest sense of the word but more like […]
We’ve seen a big surge in traffic today and would like to say howdy to all our new readers. Please browse through our DIY categories or use our search box to see if we’ve covered exactly what you’re looking for. We’ve also built a Rollyo search engine by compiling the […]
What’s better than sitting outside, swinging along to some music, and drinking your favorite cool beverage. You know you want to do this – so why not build your own swing now and make it happen. Think of how much more relaxed you’ll be. How to Make a Porch Swing […]
Women have long been involved in home renovation but they’ve always had to adapt to using tools that are made for the size and strength of men. The handles and heft of most tools have driven a number of entreprenurial DIY’ers to start their own companies that cater to the […]
Prepare for summer now by installing a retractable shade canopy over your deck or outside area. Perfect for those days that are too hot to be outside in the sun but too beautiful of a day to be lounging inside. Installing the Tracks for the Retractable Shade Canopy [DIYnet]
Mud rooms, although common throughout the Northeast are virtually non-existent in the Southwest and many other parts of the country. But we think they could be just as useful in the high-desert or flat plains. It rains everywhere and even when it doesn’t it can get very dusty, especially with […]
Renovation Rants has provided a tutorial on their experience refinishing hardwood floors in their 1916 Craftsman. Here are some other resources for refinishing your hardwood floors. Refinishing Hardwood Floors [About.com] Is Your Floor a Good Candidate? [Hometime] DIY Hardwood Floor Refinishing [Hardwood Installer] Refinishing a Hardwood Floor [Lowes]
There comes a time when even the most capable DIY homeowners need to call for help. Whether it be for technical skill and know-how or physical labor, there are some projects that require the experience and eye of an expert. Finding these experts is no small task. Where do you […]
The cement found in most pre-war and pre-turn of the century homes is a basic mix of sand and lime. Over time this compound begins to deteriorate mainly due to moisture and the freeze/thaw cycle. Repointing brick is a tremendous job and not always necessary for an entire structure or […]
It’s still cold in the Northeast but Spring is just around the corner for many of you. That means baseball, budding plants, and birds. Like clockwork the birds return and with them life and leaves return to the trees and plants around your home. Why not welcome your winged friends […]