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GMC DIY Challenge

We battled against two teams of amazing DIYers and builders for the chance to win the inaugural GMC DIY Challenge. …

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The Argument For Gentrification

At it's most surface level, when an area is gentrified, a once-blighted urban community is repaired, reoccupied, and revitalized. This doesn't go without hard work by dedicated people, and it isn't an overnight process. …

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When Gentrification Fails

Between existing neighborhood conditions, rehabilitation projects, attracting like-minded new residents and later profitable businesses, finding the proper balance in between both the controllable and uncontrollable forces is no simple task.…

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Yuppies In The Ghetto: What Exactly Is Gentrification?

The word conjures everything from visuals of empty-nesters and yuppies sipping lattes from their million-dollar renovated brownstones to angry hipsters and working class people protesting the construction of new buildings where old ones once stood, fighting for the perceived…

How to Prepare Your Car for Cold Weather

The experts at Meguiar’s and Prestone have compiled some super easy, cash-saving DIY tips to prep your car for the cold and poor driving conditions ahead!  …

Black Friday Deals at Lowe’s

Lowe's has just launched their Black Friday deals which include a ton of appliances, tools, and other home improvement products that you've been coveting.…

Kenmore Plus Amazon and Everyone Wins

Long days moving and cleaning, have left mounds of stinky clothes, towels, and sheets, in our new laundry room. But, we finally tackled this problem with the help of Amazon and their new partnership with Kenmore. …

The Dahl House

We bought a house! After nearly 9 years of living and renting in Los Angeles, we finally found a home we can call our own. The Dahl House has arrived.…

DeWALT Experience 2017

The 2017 DeWALT Experience in Nashville, coined #ToughInTheSouth, was DeWALT’s opportunity to showcase 200 new and improved products the company is bringing to market in 2017-2018.…

KEEN Footwear Factory Tour

Keen ultra functional work boots and shoes have been purpose built to meet the specific needs of hardworking tradespeople and DIYers alike.…

Ridgid Palm Impact Screwdriver Review

Impact drivers are amazing, but sometimes they can be tricky to use in tight spots. This new RIDGID 12-volt palm impact screwdriver uses a push-to-drive feature, so there is no trigger. Simply apply pressure and you’ve got power. This…

Milwaukee Tool cordless miter saw

Milwaukee Tool 10-Inch Cordless Miter Saw Review

Milwaukee Tool has introduced the first 10” cordless miter saw. Aimed strictly at the remodeling and construction trade, this miter saw is powered by the new Fuel M18 9.0 high-capacity battery and promises nearly all-day run time.…

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How To Build A Picnic Table

Building a picnic table is the best way to enjoy the great outdoors in the summer. Eating outside seems to take even the most ordinary of meals to something special, and your backyard is a great place for entertaining,…

Suburban Slums

As more homes foreclose due to the sub-prime crisis, empty homes linger, fall into disrepair, attract vagrants, and become plights on neighborhoods which at one point were vibrant and safe.…

Cheap Kitchen Countertop Design

Rustoleum has made it easy to transform the look of your kitchen countertops using their Countertop Transformations Kit. It's easy to apply and cheap to boot!…

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How to Setup a Crossfit Home Gym

With the cost of gym memberships rising and the time it takes to travel too and from a gym, we've been inspired to setup our own Crossfit home gym. …

The Genie Digital Summit Tour de Force

What happens when the the most recognized brand in garage door openers decides to completely redesign their entire line to meet consumer concerns as well as update with the latest in technology? You end up in Baltic and Mt.…

Tools in Action

10 Tool Blogs You Need to Know

There are plenty of design and DIY blogs but the world of tool blogs is fairly small and among them a few stand out. These sites cover the latest tools and hardware from all the main manufacturers and they…

Husqvarna Silent City North America

Husqvarna Silent City North America

The focus this year is on battery powered landscaping equipment and how it contributes to the potential for future urban planning and development.…

New John Deere Utility Tractors

The highlight of our John Deere factory tour was the introduction of a new lineup of sub-compact utility tractors that will replace their current 2305 model. The new series 1 tractors include the 1023E and 1026R. Functionality and versatility…

How to Refinish Wood Floors

Wood floors are gorgeous when well-maintained. They can last for years with proper care which includes refinishing them when they have worn out. …

Workwear Gift Guide

Our workwear gift guide includes some of the toughest and most comfortable gear we could find. …

Now’s the Time to Buy a Stihl Outdoor Power Tool

Stihl outdoor power equipment is coveted by homeowners and professionals everywhere. Now there is even more reason to consider Stihl as they've refreshed their cordless tool lineup by introducing their Lightning Battery System.…