We love the barren look of this home office. Visible cables and cords are at a minimum. Looks impossible considering the ever expanding electronic footprint of most home offices that include printers, external drives, routers, modems, digital cameras, etc. Try this trick from Instructables and your desk will be clear […]
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The autumn/winter season provides ample opportunities to use a ladder. Whether you’re clearing leaves from gutters, checking insulation, or hanging Christmas lights, you’ll need a longer reach that a ladder provides. The first tip to properly using a step ladder is to determine the correct ladder for the job. Unfortunately […]
We don’t know who these people are but they look like they could use some environmentally friendly home improvement tips and so can you.
The increasingly popular Yahoo! Answers is a great reservoir of popular home and garden questions and answers. There are more specific categories that include DIY, Decorating & Remodeling, and Maintenance and Repairs.
Halloween is officially a few days away but that won’t stop most people from celebrating this weekend. If your home is still barren of pumpkins it isn’t too late to get into the spirit. And if you’re a Halloween grinch here are some tips to keep the kids from turning […]
Here are some tips from Lou at Ace Hardware to keep your yard and lawn looking fresh and green year-round. Make Your Yard Thrive [Ace Hardware]
Making accurate cuts in wood can be difficult but also vital when measurements leave no room for error. Here are some tips to cutting once and right. Tips for Sawing Wood [Sawtips]
The burst in home construction and remodeling has also provided a sister industry of crooks that rely on the trustworthiness of homeowners to open up their homes for any “expert” that can help them create the house of their dreams. Prepare yourself by reading these tips. Tips to avoid home […]
With the expense of new furniture that may end up looking like the same Pottery Barn desk your neighbor has, why not comb through a salvage shop either online or at your local shop. You should have a gameplan before you start your search and make sure you are focused […]
In college my friend Luke (not pictured) made a suit of duct tape for halloween and I now realize he was a pioneer in duct tape fashion. I’ve wrapped my foot in duct tape to protect a blister during lacrosse practice (not recommended). I suggest you use duct tape on […]
The remodel or move question is probably the number one quandry facing DIY renovators. Beyond any nostalgic or historical feelings one may have regarding their home, you can follow a calculated path to deciding how much you want to invest in a renovation as opposed to how long you’ll be […]
Charles and Hudson welcome you to 2006 and we’ve got big plans for the new year. After a “soft” launch last summer we plan on bustin’ out this year with multiple posts daily on subjects from home repair, real estate, and interior design. We will also be launching a bi-weekly […]