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  • 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:…

  • Should You Hire a Kitchen Designer?

    We’re kicking off a series from kitchen and bath designer Cheryl Clendenon who runs her own award-winning design shop called In Detail and also takes the time to blog. In this…

  • Make a Magnetic Bulletin Board

    How do I affix refrigerator magnets to a new stainless steel refrigerator door? We’ve got a couple different solutions that will have your favorite magnets and kid drawings back up in…

  • Top 21 Build-It-Yourself Projects

    We’ve got a ton of build-it-yourself projects available in our archives and but we’ve gone ahead and pulled your favorite 21. Grab your hammer and get to work! 1. Build Your…

  • 10 Summer Backyard Projects

    A great goal this summer would be to finish your backyard projects this Spring so that you can enjoy the fruits of your labor throughout the entire summer. But this means…

  • Labor Day Links

    + 15 Free Toolbox plans via Toolcrib + Steps Side Table via Casasugar + DIY Door to Dining Table via Design*Sponge + Staycation Ideas from DIY Life…

  • Overcome DIY Procrastination

    It’s inevitable. When home improvement projects are involved, there’s bound to be touches of procrastination–even when you’re a frequent DIYer. When the to-do list grows it can be stressful, but at…

  • Home Improvement Vacation

    It may be tempting to getaway this weekend and hit the beach or relax in the mountains but many homeowners are taking advantage of the 3-day holiday weekend by staying at…

  • Building on a Steep Slope

    You’ve found the perfect location for your dream home but the land is on a steep grade and you are concerned about the costs and difficulties of building on a slope.…