Don’t Let Snow and Ice Freeze Your Schedule

Don’t Let Snow and Ice Freeze Your Schedule

Winter weather sometimes comes at the worst times. Many times you really need to get somewhere–whether that’s to work or school, or maybe you’re even going on a roadtrip. “Snow and Ice Removal” can be a real challenge and put a wrench in the works of getting to wherever you need to go. Thankfully, thisoldhouse.com has […]

Tips for Better Insulation Throughout the Home

Tips for Better Insulation Throughout the Home

In winter, it can be quite a battle to keep your house heated, and winning the battle can mean having to drive up your energy bills quite a bit. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be that way; improving the insulation in your home is one of the best ways to reduce the amount of energy you […]

The Most Common Amateur Painting Mistakes

The Most Common Amateur Painting Mistakes

If you’re a DIYer, or if you’ve done any remodeling of your home, you’ve probably picked up a paint brush before. Many home improvement projects involve paint in some way, so if you’re really into DIY, you may have done a lot of painting. In fact, you might think you’re pretty good at it. But […]

Above-Cabinet Kitchen Decor

Above-Cabinet Kitchen Decor

Do you, like a lot of people, have an awkward space above your kitchen cabinets? Do you know what to do with that space? Above-cabinet space is so high up that many people forget about it and don’t bother to decorate or store things up there. But the space above your kitchen cabinets doesn’t have […]

How to Use a Hair Dryer to DIY

How to Use a Hair Dryer to DIY

Your hair dryer is more useful than you may have realized. Because of its capacity to heat and blow, a hair dryer is useful for almost any projects or cleaning needs that require those functions. So whether you need the heat to melt wax or ice, or you need the wind power to blow away […]

Hazardous Houseplants

Hazardous Houseplants

Houseplants are a great addition to any home. Not only do they liven up the decor of the room with their bright, vivid colors, but they also help filter and renew the supply of oxygen in your home’s air. Unfortunately though, some common species of houseplants can be toxic if ingested. So, if you have […]

Easy DIY Coat Rack

Easy DIY Coat Rack

In winter, it’s not always easy to find enough space for everyone’s coats, especially when you host a large gathering. How can you create more coat space? You can DIY a coat rack! It’s super easy with step-by-step instructions from bobvila.com in an article they’ve posted, called “DIY Lite: The Easy One-Piece Coat Rack Anyone Can […]

Clear a Clogged Drain

Clear a Clogged Drain

When your drain gets clogged, do you reach for commercial cleaners with harsh chemicals? That’s what many people do. But this is simply not the best way; sometimes the chemicals get stuck behind the clog and begin to eat away at the pipe instead of the clog. And if the chemicals do get stuck, they […]

Creative Toy Storage

Creative Toy Storage

It’s a few days after Christmas, and your kiddos might have already gotten used to the new toys Santa brought them a few days ago. But maybe you haven’t gotten used to where in the world you’re going to store all these new playthings. Teaching responsibility is just as important as fun for a child. […]

Don’t Use the Wrong Glue

Don’t Use the Wrong Glue

There are a lot of different types of glue out there, and many different brands. Do you know how to choose the right one for your DIY project? Each kind of glue is made with a specific purpose in mind, so it’s important to use the right one for your DIY adhesive need. If you’re […]