10 Easy DIY Home Improvement Projects Your Dog Will Love | Video

Anybody who has ever lived with a pooch knows how fast these beautiful creatures become a part of the family. As dog owners, we worry about their comfort and happiness, the way we do other family members. And we are always ready to do anything to make the house as dog-friendly as possible. After all,…

Refinishing Kitchen Cabinets: Simple Steps to a Colorful Makeover

Kitchens are perhaps the busiest rooms in any home.  Whether it’s meal preparation, homework space, or social gatherings, they serve as the hub of family life.  And that means kitchen cabinets must stand up to years of heavy use.  A constant cycle of opening and closing wears out their finish, pots and pans scratch them, and…

The New Homeowner’s Guide to Preparing for Extreme Weather

Earning the title of homeowner is a big financial step, so as a new owner, you’ll probably do anything in your power to protect your investment. Homeowner’s insurance covers certain types of weather-related damage, wind damage associated with hurricanes or tornadoes, but it only kicks in after the damage has been done. So why not…

Garden Shed Storage Tips to Make the Most of Your Space

When it comes to garden sheds, being organized is the best way to maximize what you can fit inside, and make it easy to move things in and out. While there are as many ways to help you to maximize your garden shed space as there are things to store inside, here are a few…

7 Tips for Healthy Lawns in Hot Summers

Summer heat is here, and that might mean less water in your area. Does that mean you need to let your living landscapes suffer? Is watering your yard or lawn frowned upon by neighbors? Having a healthy yard and respecting Mother Nature is still possible, even in drought or high heat conditions! Keep your lawn looking good in…

8 Easy Do It Yourself Home Projects

If your floors squeak, your toilet leaks, or a mouse scampering across the floor has you shrieking, there’s no need to panic.  These are all “bite-size” do it yourself problems that with a few tips, you can easily handle on your own.  Here are eight easy do it yourself home repairs: Silence Squeaky Floors While…

6 Toy Storage Tips to Save Your Sanity

All too often, the kids’ rooms are the smallest in a house or apartment. Finding room for all of their toys, games, books, and more can be an incredible challenge. If you’re looking for toy storage tips that can help transform a child’s room — without going through the painful process of getting rid of…

Roof Replacement: When is It Time?

Your roof is probably the most important protective component of your home. So how do you know when it’s time to replace the roof? Age is the first clue…a roof is likely past its prime after 10 years or so. But there are other telltale signs to look for when it might be time for…

How to Design and Build Your Perfect Outdoor Patio Space

Have patio ideas on the brain? Building an “outdoor room” is a way to extend your indoor living space, create a place for outdoor entertaining, relaxing and dining and also add value to your home. A patio is a very low-maintenance option for your outdoor space, and also fairly DIY-friendly. But make no mistake: proper preparation…