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How to Repair Small and Medium Sized Holes in a Drywall

Does your drywall have an unsightly hole in the middle of it? The good thing about drywall repair is that it's incredibly easy and something you can do yourself. Read on to know the steps in repairing small to medium sized holes in your drywall.

Tips for 'Do It Yourself' Replacement Siding Projects

Over the years, due to the weather conditions and normal wear and tear, the siding installed to protect homes is bound to get damaged. Damaged siding not only spoils the curb appeal of homes but also fails to protect the interiors of the homes from wind or water. Replacement siding projects are easy

Cleaning Dusty Carpets

The question of cleaning the carpet often pops out when you expect visits by friends or family. Carpets when not cleaned or dusted often properly, it accumulates dust and other unwanted particles resu

Benefits of Ice Dam Steaming

Ice dam steaming is a job that can be dangerous to tackle on your own. However, with some basic proactive measures you can keep the problem at a minimum.

How to Create a Feature Wall in Your Home

Feature walls can be a relatively inexpensive way to create a dramatic effect in your home's decor. Whether you are looking to showcase a beautiful fireplace or bed frame, or looking to brighten up the ...

The Perfect DIY Tools for Men

There are certain items in life that no man feels complete without, for some it is a garden shed, for others it is a car they love and clean obsessively. For many, it is a fully equipped tool box complete with hand tools, power tools and every other eventuality for those necessary DIY jobs. Whether

Fence Building Bible - Great Construction Advice

What if I told you where to get the ultimate fence building Encyclopedia?Better yet, what if I told you, you could get it for under $20?If you're building a standard 1 x 6 dogeared fence, that's 6 foot tall and made from wood, with 4x4 post cemented into the ground, this book might not int

How to Choose a Pet Door for Sliding Doors

You love your pets and want to give them the best. But who wants the hassle of having to get up each time your pet wants to go out or come in. Installing a pet ...

How to Build a Shed the FAST and EASY Way

You're wondering how to make a shed, let me explain the basic steps to follow when considering building your own backyard storage shed. First, you have to do some "planning. In this phase, consider how ...

Replacing a Fireplace Mantel

A fireplace surround is an elegant way to set off your fireplace and enhance your decor at the same time. There are essentially two types of fireplace mantel surround . Some mantels are one big piece, consisting of a flat area on top and side sections which stretch down the front of the fireplace. T

Wooden Storage Sheds—Your Options

Wooden storage sheds are useful for a variety of purposes. A small shed can be used to protect your lawn care tools from the elements. A larger one can serve as a workshop. There are ...

Natural Acoustic Solutions - Better Than a Fiber Glass Panel

Many people automatically think of a fiber glass panel or a fiberglass acoustic sound board when they're looking for an acoustic solution. But you may want to think again. Did you know that the main component to a fiber glass panel contains potentially irritating materials?

Teds Woodworking Plans Reviewed - Pros and Cons

With so many woodworking packages out on the market and on the internet today - why is this one any different and is it really worth the money? To answer this question and to find ...

Tips for Getting Bespoke Furniture

Bespoke furniture is furniture that is custom made for your house. The first thing you need to do is to find a good manufacturer that can make this furniture for you. You could start by ...

Rid Your Home Silverfish Guide

TERMINATE SILVERFISHES IN A SNAP Oh no, the silverfish are here. Your clothes inside the closet are not exempted for silk, synthetic fiber and cotton fabrics are included on the silverfish menu. Rid Your Home ...

Disposing of Your Waste After Tiling

The process of retiling a bathroom can lead to a large of amount waste material that needs to be disposed of. While the most obvious choice is "take it to the tip", there are other, more creative (and cheaper) ways this can be achieved. There are also other materials that cannot be simply