11 home projects you should leave to professionals

11 home projects you should leave to professionals DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME You have to respect a self-reliant homeowner who takes on problems as they arise without calling for help. Some DIY projects can pay off, but others are better left to the pros. They're either too dangerous, too difficult, or simply too easy … Continue reading 11 home projects you should leave to professionals

35 DIY Demolition Tips

35 DIY Demolition Tips Click on the link above and utilize these tips and tricks of the trade

Home Improvement Fails

Home Improvement Fails That Will Make you Cringe Renovations are stressful, especially when you have to re-do DIY projects because of mistakes. In the rooftop vent photo, the owner had expanded and remodeled their kitchen, removing an old wood stove Their mistake, according to explains Brian Fish, owner of WIN Home Inspection Mount Vernon, who … Continue reading Home Improvement Fails

Sink-spiration

~ take a look at these sinks. Some are just beautiful! ~ 23 Insanely Gorgeous Sinks You're Going To See All Over Pinterest

First-Time Buyers Aren’t Afraid of Renovation

~ I remember when I purchased my first home. It was a HUD home and needed everything updated and we did everything slow as we didn't have the money, but we liked being able to work on something we knew was ours ~ First-Time Buyers Aren’t Afraid of Renovation First-time home buyers are showing a … Continue reading First-Time Buyers Aren’t Afraid of Renovation

10 Tile Layouts You Haven’t Thought Of

~ Such great ideas ~ 10 Tile Layouts You Haven’t Thought Of Consider fish scales, hopscotch and other patterns for an atypical arrangement on your next project   We’ve all seen subway tile in a brick layout or elegant floors in a herringbone pattern. But your floor tiles can be laid out in so many … Continue reading 10 Tile Layouts You Haven’t Thought Of

Mom comes up with a brilliant way to split bedroom into 2 without building a wall

~ so innovative! Click on link below to see full video. Also IKEA FTW ~ Mom comes up with a brilliant way to split bedroom into 2 without building a wall   As anyone who grew up in a household full of siblings can tell you, the prospect of not having enough space to stretch … Continue reading Mom comes up with a brilliant way to split bedroom into 2 without building a wall

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today

  100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today People don't often look back on the early 1900's for advice, but what if we could actually learn something from the Lost Generation? The New York Public Library has digitized 100 "how to do it" cards found in cigarette boxes over 100 years ago, and the … Continue reading 100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Surprisingly Useful Today

Creative and Practical Ways To Use LEGO Around the House (Without Stepping On Any!)

~ warning these are not all House related, but they are all fun and creative! ~ Creative and Practical Ways To Use LEGO Around the House (Without Stepping On Any!) For the last several decades, LEGO has been a standard toy staple found in pretty much every home that has kids (or nostalgic adults) in … Continue reading Creative and Practical Ways To Use LEGO Around the House (Without Stepping On Any!)

7 Terrifying Things That Can Happen During Home Renovations

7 Terrifying Things That Can Happen During Home Renovations   Firmafotografen/iStock A home renovation isn’t for the faint of heart. If you’re lucky, you’ll find a good contractor who can take care of the heavy lifting. But even that doesn’t mean you won’t be exposed to your fair share of disasters—including some that can be scary, … Continue reading 7 Terrifying Things That Can Happen During Home Renovations