Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Repair Old Windows

    July 1, 2014
    One of the advantages of having old windows in your house is that for most problems, a simple repair job is all that you need.
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  • Secrets of Shed Building

    July 1, 2014
    Building a shed requires a lot of patience and attention to detail. There is no need to call in professionals, but in order to build a good shed you should follow these expert tips. To begin, you must first draw out a plan of where you want the shed to go and how you want it to be built.
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  • Deck Staining and Sealing Tips

    June 15, 2014
    The days are getting warmer, and summer will be here before you know it. If you’ve decided that your deck needs to be stained or sealed, then it’s important to take the time now to do it right so you can enjoy the beautiful, worry free new finish on your deck.
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  • Window Boxes Can Dress up Your House

    June 1, 2014
    When it comes to curb appeal, window boxes provide a lot of bang for the buck. With basic tools, materials and just a few hours of effort, you can make a huge positive impact on the look of your home’s exterior. Though making one is relatively easy, they can also be purchased.
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  • Tips for Building your own Backyard Fire Pit

    May 15, 2014
    Sitting around the fire. It’s a tradition that goes back further than recorded history and is one that has endured for many reasons. The simplest of which is that it’s just plain relaxing.
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  • Repainting Your Home: Tips for the DIYer

    May 1, 2014
    If your home’s paint is beginning to peel and crack, it may be getting difficult to avoid the age old question: Should I hire a painter or do it myself? That answer depends on a few things. First, do you know how?
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  • Your Deck: Do-over or Makeover?

    April 15, 2014
    If your old deck is looking worn and shabby, you might be thinking it’s time to demolish it and start over with a newly designed deck. While that’s a perfectly reasonable approach, there are others ones that may better suit your need --and your budget.
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  • Getting your Deck Ready for Spring

    April 1, 2014
    As soon as the snow melts and the ground is somewhat thawed, it is the perfect time to start getting your deck ready for spring. This way, you can spend more time relaxing and enjoying your deck later on in the warm summer sun. Winter is often hard on decks; especially those made of all wood.
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  • Organizing Tips: How to Get your Car Back in the Garage

    March 15, 2014
    People tend to store things in their attics, garages, and sheds as if those spaces were interchangeable. The fact is, as a storage space, your garage is fundamentally different from your attic.
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  • The Best Knife Rust Prevention

    March 1, 2014
    You and your knife can have a high maintenance relationship if you don’t take care of it properly.  The worst thing that can happen to any owner of a knife is to let the blade rust.
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