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DIY City Guide: Oakland & East Bay

DIY City Guide: Oakland & East Bay

The East Bay is chock full of DIY resources with everything from lumber, awesome hardware stores, educational resources and upcycled home supplies

8 Ways to Prep Your Home for an Earthquake

8 Ways to Prep Your Home for an Earthquake

Living in California earthquakes are just a way of life, similar to traffic. Almost all are just little tremors but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared for something larger. Emily White, director of preparedness for the American Red Cross Bay Area shares some tips to make your home earthquake […]

Hands-On with the DIY Academy in San Francisco

Hands-On with the DIY Academy in San Francisco

The big box retailers and other home centers have been offering courses in home improvement and do-it-yourself but some of the best courses are offered by local teaching centers such as the DIY Academy in San Francisco. They have specific classes for women and one of the more interesting is […]

Victorian Staircase is Reborn in San Francisco

Victorian Staircase is Reborn in San Francisco

We want to share one of our favorite new houseblogs, San Fran Vic. The homeowners have chronicled the ongoing restoration of their 1890′s Victorian home in San Francisco. They’ve done amazing work so far and we are particularly stricken by their staircase renovation which they’ve laid out in 7 blog […]