5 Fresh Kitchen Backsplash Designs That Beautifully Transform Your Kitchen
Transform your kitchen from drab to fab with a stunning kitchen backsplash design. The home remodeling industry has been abuzz lately with this must-have feature — adding a decorative accent to any kitchen, a kitchen backsplash can totally revolutionize the way your space looks and feels. If your kitchen doesn’t keep up with the trend […]
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 […]
Timber – 10 convenient hacks when working with it!
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…
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. […]
10 Great Gift Ideas The Handyman in Your Life Will Love!
Christmas is just two weeks away! And we’re guessing that some of you – like us – are still not done with your Christmas shopping for everyone in your list 😉 It’s definitely a challenge to find that perfect gift for every family member and friend. Of course, we want to make sure that they’ll […]
Turn a bookcase into a cool secret door
When is a door not a door? When you turn it into a bookshelf for extra storage space with a secret space behind it! Wouldn’t it be nice to have a secret room? Unfortunately, not all of us have that spare room we can turn into a hidden retreat. But that doesn’t mean you can’t […]
How to Connect Faucets with Flexible Water Hoses
Do you need to have your faucet replaced? Now before you remove the old one from the sink, your replacement should obviously be on hand and ready. Faucets nowadays usually come with pre-attached flexible water hosess which you can directly connect to the shutoff valves underneath your sink. If the pre-attached flexible water hose of […]
Replacing an old faucet in an inexpensive way
If you have an old faucet that needs to be replaced, you may be tempted to call a professional plumber. However, with a little patience and some basic knowledge, you can easily replace an old faucet yourself. Not only will you save money, but you’ll also get a sense of satisfaction from completing the project […]
How To Build A Basic Concrete Countertop
They say ‘nothing lasts forever, but you can be sure these benchtops will long outlast the cabinets under them. Concrete especially when polished has become increasingly popular as finished flooring in recent years. It makes sense given the permanency and thermal benefits. Yes, there is the argument about the environmental impact of cement making but […]