Finding the perfect tools and preparing for your next DIY Project

It’s no secret that home improvement projects have picked up a lot of steam over the past few months. With the sales of tools and other implements of home improvement soaring, it seems homeowners and DIY enthusiasts alike are using this time to work on their homes, build something entirely new or simply take on […]

Effective Tips & Tricks for Drilling Better Holes in Wood and Other Materials

Every DIY worker encounters a bit of drilling, from time to time, while working on their projects. Starting from installing curtain rods, mounting shelves, or TV on the wall to building a fence, drilling is required in almost all of these around-the-house projects. When it comes to drilling, learning a few basic tricks can go […]

DIY grass hammock – a great way to enjoy summer

Grass Hammock

A grass hammock is a perfect way to enjoy a summer day. You can lounge in the sun, read a book, or take a nap. Grass hammocks are also great for picnics and outdoor parties. They add a touch of luxury and relaxation to any event. Need a good outdoor ‘bed’ you can use for […]

Timber – 10 convenient hacks when working with it!

10 handy woodworking hacks

Working with timber is one of life’s great satisfactions. The smell of the freshly sawn timber, the feel of it in your hands and, of course, the satisfaction you get from the finished job. To make your projects that little bit easier, here are 10 simple woodworking hacks…

Want Your Own Cool Home Gaming Room? Start Designing…

Our kids are the digital generation. VRT will be the norm.

The gaming room is the perfect place to enjoy some leisure time with friends or family. It is a great space to have some fun and unwind. This room is typically equipped with a television, gaming console, and comfortable furniture. It is the perfect place to kick back and relax. There’s been a lot of […]

How to get the best value from your timber shed investment!

Ah timber… the smell, the feel, the look. No wonder so many of us opt for a timber shed despite knowing that there are longer-lasting, lower maintenance options such as coated steel and even polypropylene.  The beauty and natural appeal of wood have made it a popular choice for sheds and other outdoor structures for […]

Is your existing insulation cost effective and efficient?

OK – you’ve got existing insulation. But how efficient is it? Is your home insulated or is it WELL insulated. The right answer can significantly lower your utilities bill. Most home-owners don’t pay much attention to their home’s insulation. This is unfortunate because proper insulation is an effective way of increasing a home’s overall energy efficiency. […]

Inexpensive Sawhorse Made From Pallets

I found myself needing a couple of sawhorses, and I have a bunch of pallets… I went online and found a guide, but it was (imho) somewhat hard to follow with no pics.  So I used the basic idea and built my own sawhorse guide. Enjoy! Step 1: Tools and Materials This is my list […]

Basic DIY Home-Repair Tool Kit

That flimsy set of three tools that your aunt and uncle got you for college graduation will not do the trick when it comes to serious home repairs. Whether you live in an apartment, condo, townhouse, or detached house, you will have to undertake repairs at some point. Having a tool kit will help you […]

4 Creative Ways to Reuse Broken Mirrors and Glass in Your Decor

It happens to the best of us. We inadvertently bump into a wall, sending mirrors or frames crashing to the ground, shattering to pieces. Or maybe the kids and pets are being too rambunctious in the house and that collection of plates and glassware ends up in shards. But what if we looked at broken […]