Category: Home Improvement + DIY

types of roof vents

The Different Types of Roof Vents

So who cares if your roof space or attic is hot in summer and cold in winter…right? WRONG! Both of these issues can cause problems which will end up hitting you right in the bank balance at some point down the line. It just may be that the solution to

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A Quick Guide To Slate Kitchen Worktops

Slate worktops are affordable, versatile, durable and attractive. They are easily recognizable and add style to any modern kitchen. Therefore, these are one of the most popular countertop materials for both residential and commercial properties.  It is easy to recognize a slate worktop due to its cleft texture that offers

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How To Sharpen Lathe Tools

Arguably one of the greatest challenges when first learning the basics of woodturning is getting some nicely sharpened tools. Most of us often overlook the importance of a sharp tool, and without the right guidance, the sharpening process can be frustrating. In this piece, however, we will present a straightforward

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best garage floor paint

The Best Garage Floor Paint

Your hard work tidying up the garage has finally paid off. Every shelf, crate, and gardening tool have a place to call its own. But something about your garage still feels incomplete. Maybe the next step of your garage renovation is waiting beneath your feet. In fact, no garage is

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Dremel Vs. Rotozip – Which One Should You Buy?

You are shopping along, about to buy a Dremel. All of those TV ads have you convinced. It’s time to get one of these fantastic, multi-function tools. But, wait! Right before you checkout, the e-commerce site suggests that you look at this tool called a “Rotozip.” And it seems pretty

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tool storage ideas

12 Tool Storage Ideas – Keep Your Workshop Tidy!

An organized workshop is a happy workshop, and if you’ve ever had to search through shelves, drawers, and containers to find what you need, you know how important organization is. To some, organization can seem complicated and hard to get started with. However, regardless of your level of expertise, budget,

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best garage storage systems

The Best Garage Storage Systems for 2020

It’s all too easy to let the garage become the dumping ground for anything that doesn’t have a certain spot somewhere else in the house. And unfortunately, it usually means just being jammed on a shelf, or in a corner in the garage and eventually ends up as a total

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decking tools

8 Essential Deck Building Tools

If you’re an avid entertainer but don’t have an outdoor space to accommodate your company, you’ve probably considered adding a deck to your yard. However, taking on a project like building a deck can be intimidating for those without experience or the proper decking tools. If the idea of building

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shower wall options

4 Shower Wall Options For Your Next Bathroom Renovation

Are you renovating your bathroom and hoping for something a little more exciting than the same old, same old? Maybe you’re looking for a particular style, but the costs of installation are too high? Shower walls need to be water-tight, stylish, and easy to clean. If you’re considering your shower

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best home improvement blogs

10 Must Read Home Improvement Blogs To Inspire You

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” It turns out that Anne Frank was right. She might have been speaking about something else entirely, but she certainly hit the nail on the head when it comes to home improvement projects.

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diy ping pong ball lights

How To Make DIY Ping Pong Ball Lights

YouTube and Pinterest are filled with examples of pretty, glowing lights draped on mantles, walls, and headboards. You can easily spend over $60 buying these from department stores or Etsy, but it is quite simple to make your own ping pong ball lights. You probably already have all the tools

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worx aerocart review

The Worx Aerocart Review – Should You Buy It?

Have you seen the Worx Aerocart infomercial on TV recently? It is likely that, as with any infomercial, you are wondering if the Aerocart is actually any good or if it is just a Scam. In this article we take an in-depth look this 8-in1 wheelbarrow so you can make an

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ryobi 40v battery problems

How To Fix Common Ryobi 40v Battery Problems

In my opinion Ryobi 40V cordless tools are some of the best available, although it does seem that the batteries can suffer from numerous problems. Replacement batteries are certainly not cheap, and most of us will want to avoid the need to buy a new battery if at all possible.

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compressed air alternative

Use an Electric Air Pump as a Compressed Air Alternative

Let’s get straight to the point; compressed air cans are not cheap……in fact, they are damn expensive! The most commonly used compressed air alternatives will still set you back a pretty penny. There are electric dusters, but they are still costly. Otherwise you could go a full on air compressor, but

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Transform Your Entryway with Decorative Glass

A lot of newer homes are falling into the category of “spec homes”. Standardized layouts without a lot of personalization or customization to make it your own. This is especially true for the front doors and entryways. How many standard 6-panel front doors can you count in your neighborhood? Your

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5 Tried and True Paint Colors for Your Walls

Are your home’s walls in need of a fresh coat of paint? Perhaps your old paint color scheme looks outdated, or perhaps you just want a different look. Either way, there are five tried and true paint colors you’ll want to consider incorporating into your home décor. 5 Paint Colors

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The Best Milwaukee Cordless Tools Combo Kits

When it comes to purchasing the best battery powered tools on the market, you are hard pressed to go past Milwaukee. Milwaukee cordless tools combo kits come in a few different varieties, the kits are scaled from those with just 2 or 3 tools, right up to the kits with

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