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How To Choose Tie Down Straps

Tie down options like bungee cords, ratchet straps, nets, and good old fashion rope, have worked for years, but the single most versatile option that you can use time and time again is a quality set of tie downs. …

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Take the Garmin Instinct GPS Watch Everywhere

The new Garmin Instinct is a new breed of smartwatch. It's a durable GPS watch with a built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus multiple global navigation systems (GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo) support and wrist-based heart rate. …

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Building A Bridge Between Two Homes

The idea of building a bridge between two homes is more popular than you think. This architectural feature used to be commonplace in cities around the world and is now becoming more popular for residential builds. Some people are…

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Los Angeles to Lake Tahoe Family Road Trip

Every year we make a Los Angeles to Lake Tahoe road trip. We avoid I-5 and take the scenic route on US Route 395 which runs along the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Owens Valley is a…

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The Best Overlanding Shovel

The Delta overlanding shovel is strong, lightweight, and easy to store, making it an ideal companion for any adventure.…

How To Build a Sawhorse Table

You can build this basic sawhorse table in a couple of hours and have money leftover for a night out on the town.…

How to Change Your Own Shocks

Replacing the shocks on your vehicle are an important piece of maintenance and fortunately it's a job that you can do yourself.…

Tough Mudder Obstacles Keep Getting Bigger and Badder

Tough Mudder has become synonymous with bad-ass obstacle courses. You know, the ones where you see people clamoring over giant wood structures or diving under wire into mud pits. It's like being a kid again. Fun right!…

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The Best Wood Pellet Smokers

Wood pellet smokers have taken over the BBQ world. Low and slow cooking is now almost foolproof with these smokers.…

Painting the Dahl House

We chose Benjamin Moore for our interior and exterior paint and couldn't be more happy with the results.…

Roof Top Tent Reviews

The best roof top tent is out there, waiting for you to grab it and take it on an adventure of a lifetime. …

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DIY Pallet Shed Plans

Clean pallets make a great and sustainable building material that can be used to build a DIY shed.…

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Build a DIY Workbench for $50

This DIY workbench kit is an affordable way to build a custom work station to is easy to configure, update, and repair if needed.…

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Build a Garage Workshop on a Budget

Being on a budget shouldn't persuade you from building your dream garage workshop. You can still put together an awesome garage workshop, with gently used tools and storage equipment.…

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How to Build a Raised Planter Box

We built a raised planter box to introduce our son to the responsibilities of tending a garden and enjoying the fruits of his labor.…

Review of 1-800-GOT-JUNK

For two people who don't own a truck, 1-800-GOT-JUNK was a perfect solution to our very time-sensitive problem.…

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Subway Tile

Subway tile looks great in any home and here are the resources to find the best tile and the know-how to install it.…

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The 2020 Corvette Stingray Is a Beast

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C8 is a major accomplishment for General Motors in engineering, performance, and accessibility. It's a beast that is tame enough for everyday driving.…

The Greenworks 60V Blower Is Every Homeowners Dream

There’s nothing more satisfying than clearing piles of leaves and debris with just a few passes on a blower. But, you’ve got to find that sweet spot between moving enough air to clear an area without blowing debris all…

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How To Replace a P-Trap

That u-shaped piece of pipe under your sink is called a p-trap. They can get clogged which requires replacing or cleaning out the p-trap.…

Fireworks Safety Tips To Ensure Everyone Has a Great Time

We’ve had our close calls with fireworks growing up and its always because we were being dumb. If you always remember that fireworks are unpredictable and take care to protect yourself then you should have no problems. But here…

Top 10 Virtual Room Planning Tools

Home design and decorating websites continue the race to build the ultimate virtual room designer. In choosing our top 10 we looked for ease of use, variety of design options, and how well the finished result helped design or…

Tame Your Tall Hedges with a Cordless Pole Saw

You never think you need a pole saw until you really need one. We’ve been using a pole pruner for years, but our new home has beautiful 15-foot hedges that are totally overgrown and require the power of a…