If you want to give your home an immediate and affordable facelift within a reasonable amount of time, then a floating laminate floor may be just what you need. Laminate floors have been growing in popularity over the recent years because of their durability and the wide variety of colors and patterns in which they are available. Floating laminate floors ... Read More »
Category Archives: Easy DIY Projects
DIY is short for Do-It-Yourself. It’s a term used by people who want to create things without the help of a paid professional. Even though it has only recently emerged as a craft movement to discourage overpriced consumerism, DIY has really existed since the first humans stepped on the earth considering everything they did was DIY.
So in the end, DIY is just someone’s commitment to getting off their lazy butt and saving money by creating and doing things themselves. Of course, in our advanced world some things are better left to the professional. We can’t all be experts in everything.
As you read these articles, please keep that in mind. I may have expert knowledge in construction that you don’t. So as our disclaimer says, read and discern the information from our blog at your own risk.
Most of our DIY projects are in regards to DIY home improvement ideas. We love to help home owners learn to take care of their home without having to call up a professional everytime something goes wrong!
You’re ready to make your basement a more useable space, but you really have no idea how to get started. Should you take on the project yourself or hire some help? The answer really lies within you and your personal skill level and the time you have to complete the project, but you will likely need to hire an expert ... Read More »
Home renovations can be a nightmare when the contractor you’ve hired suddenly realizes that uncovering a wall also uncovered decades of dust and dirt. Or pulling up the carpet revealed more than what you were expecting to see. Contractors know the hazards in major home renovations and know how to work safely. But when you are the one doing the ... Read More »
As a homeowner myself, I know the list of potential projects is never-ending. Once you finally take the plunge, and buy a place, you become uber aware of the changes you want to make–big and little. And I won’t even begin to go into the cost of all those upgrades. In addition to an already steep mortgage, the last thing ... Read More »
Many homeowners don’t give their garage doors a second thought, but a standard two-car garage can take nearly 33 percent of a home’s façade, meaning it is one of the first things people see when they look at your house. Unlike other external fixtures (e.g. walls, roofs and chimneys), garage doors receive a disproportionate amount of wear and tear. In ... Read More »
As Christmas is arriving with a magnificent speed, it’s time to get ready for the welcome of your loved ones, who have planned to spend some quality time with you during this festive season. So don’t wait for decking your house at the last minute, instead start thinking about creative decorative ideas, which can fill your loved ones with great ... Read More »
Winter is coming, and autumn is the indicator. Before you start preparing for the snowpocalypse, there are a few things you should consider doing while the weather is still fairly stable. Whether you’re looking for that next big project to improve your home, or if you want something simple to add a touch of fall, here are some great ways ... Read More »
Breast Cancer Awareness Month means so much to so many different people. Whether you’ve gone through it yourself or know someone who has, the number of people affected, in some way, by breast cancer is astounding. The Center for Disease Control estimates that over 226,000 people were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. It is, according to the CDC, the ... Read More »
With a push towards minimalism and the trending “tiny house” living, kitchenettes are becoming more commonplace as additions to tight apartment spaces, guesthouses, and offices. These mini-kitchens provide extra storage and food prep capabilities for entertaining guests all throughout the home. As room-sharing services like Air BnB become a new way to make income on the side, a kitchenette is ... Read More »
The wooden surfaces in your home are the perfect place to play with color and enhance the ambiance of the room. Creating harmony with staining can be done in several different ways — from pairing similar hues on different types of wood, to choosing distinctly different tones to create a visually eye-catching contrast. Stains also come in different consistencies and ... Read More »