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Clopay Garage Door: Easy to Design and Quick to Install

Clopay Garage Door: Easy to Design and Quick to Install

With help from Clopay, we got exactly what we wanted with this garage door makeover

Slide Heavy Appliances with the Help of Windex

Slide Heavy Appliances with the Help of Windex

We are the proud owners of a new Whirlpool Duet washer and dryer from Lowe’s. We had them delivered and stacked, but the problem is, once stacked they become even heavier and more difficult to move. Fortunately the delivery guys offered us a quick tip and had us spray Windex […]

A Fun-Filled Day with Delta Faucet & Brizo

A Fun-Filled Day with Delta Faucet & Brizo

Yes, being around faucets all day can be fun (at least for one day) as the folks at Delta Faucet Co. proved to myself, assistant editor Katy Ryan and roughly 15 other new media outlets covering home improvement and remodeling that were invited to participate in their 2010 media day. […]

Tile Backsplash Basics and Helpful Hints

Tile Backsplash Basics and Helpful Hints

Following is a brief overview of the recommended steps, as well as a few helpful hints, for a successful DIY tile setting project courtesy of TEC Invision: 1. Prepare the Surface: Surface preparation is one of the most important steps in the tile installation process, so it’s crucial to ensure […]

Quick Deck Install Video

We pulled this video from Extreme-HowTo which gives a quick look at what it takes to replace your wood decking with a composite decking such as Fiberon, TimberTech, or Trex. It’s a fairly easy process but can be a bit labor intensive and will go much faster with help from […]

What it Takes to Install a Skylight

What it Takes to Install a Skylight

Before beginning any project, be sure to consult with your state and building codes. Also be sure to follow proper safety precautions, when you’re installing the skylight. After you choose your skylight, curb-mounted or frame in place, you will then need to know how to install it. First gather your […]

Install a Programmable Thermostat and Save Energy and Money

Install a Programmable Thermostat and Save Energy and Money

Our old house has a gas floor heater and no air-conditioning (it’s always 75 in sunny Southern California). The thermostat seemed almost as old as the house and we’re not to sure it registered temperature correctly anymore so we just used it as an off/on switch which is inefficient and […]

Build an Outdoor Shower

Build an Outdoor Shower

If you decide to build an outdoor shower its easier than you think. An outdoor shower can complement a pool or just be used as a way to rinse off so as not to track any dirt into the house after a day in the garden. Plus, in the summer […]