Eze-Breeze porch enclosures are a great way to turn your back porch into a true 3-season room. Eze-Breeze is a vinyl glazed window sheet that is custom made to fit the window openings on your porch. Save some cash by installing them yourself. A great DIY project.
Here you'll find step-by-step DIY instructions for simple home improvement projects that you can do yourself -- without hiring a handyman or contractor. Also, see which home improvement projects you shouldn't tackle yourself... and why!
Give the do-it-yourself homeowner cool tools for Christmas or a birthday. Buying that special something for that special someone that does special DIY work around their home can be fun. It can also be very taxing and confusing with all of the different choices out there. I’ve picked a few of my favorites.
Washing machine repair is probably just a telephone call away for most homeowners but if you are the DIY type, like me, you’ll give it a shot to see if you can make the repair on your own. I replaced the door latch on my Kenmore Elite washing machine and pocketed the savings. Here are all of the steps I took and the step by step results… and some tips on how to avoid some common issues that sometimes arise during a washing machine repair.
Adding wainscoting paneling to your home is an excellent way to increase the value of your home. You can buy kits online or at your local home improvement centers that will make this a doable project for the average homeowner.
I have found the best granite countertop paint. Your friends won’t believe it isn’t actually stone. If you’ve been looking for an awesome kitchen countertop paint to transform your hum-drum counters, you need to follow these tips. Here’s how to paint countertops with a granite paint kit to update old, ugly counters to look like granite. It’s the next best thing to granite but at a mere fraction of the cost of granite countertops.
If you want to learn how to cut crown molding you’re going to be really happy you found this article! It may seem like a monumental task if you’ve never attempted to cut crown molding. I’ve found it’s best to actually SEE the project being done before you start so I’ve included the very best videos showing how to cut crown molding.
Applying acrylic latex caulk is easy to use if you know how… right?. Even though it already is pretty easy to use, I’m sharing some of my most helpful caulking tips so everyone will think you hired a pro.
If you are in the process of choosing a house paint color for your upcoming project, there are quite a few things to consider before making your purchase.
Install a ceiling fan yourself to save money. It’s a good DIY project that can be tackled with patience and a bit of fortitude. I have a few helpful tips to help you through and a guide on how to buy a ceiling fan.
Installing beadboard paneling adds a timeless look and feel and it’s a project that can be completed in one weekend. I’ll show you how installing wainscoting really is a DIY project and have shared my step-by-step instructions. I’ve also included tons of before and after pictures to document the process.
Remodeling a room in your house? If you’re installing paneling or beadboard wainscoting over drywall, chances are you’re going to need to electrical outlet spacers on your receptacles to make them flush to the wall. Here’s a simple and cheap solution that only takes a minute to install over your electrical wiring for a professional finish.
Quit wasting your time and money looking for the best product to remove wallpaper. I’ve got a great solution showing you how to remove wallpaper that is not only cheap and easy, but eco-friendly, as well. It would be worth a couple minutes of your time just to check it out.
Painting countertops might seem a little weird but if you want the look of granite without the cost of granite, take a look at this. This is a great solution to a dull and dated countertop. It’s durable and will last as long as the countertop you paint it onto. It’s a DIY money-saver, too.
Painting hardwood floors can really liven up a room. It’s fairly simple to do if you’re just painting a solid coat or if you’re painting a border or some type of design. I’m giving you my best tips for how to prep the floors, apply the wood floor paint, and other DIY tips to make sure the job goes well!
Building built-in DIY bookshelves at home is made easier than ever with stock materials that you can purchase at your local home improvement center. If you’re a little more adventurous and have the carpentry skills to back it up, you could build them from scratch. This easy to follow video shows you step-by-step how to DIY.
Fishing wires through your walls for sconces can be frustrating, to say the least. FlatWire is an invention that gives DIYer’s the opportunity for professional retrofitting results. Is it worth the added expense, though?
If you’ve got a little bit of exterior wood rot to repair and it makes economic sense to fill the hole rather than replace the whole piece, I know of a product that fits the bill. It’s a good value and nice to have on-hand when something comes up needing a little miracle, especially when you’re about to paint.
I have a solid oak door that wasn’t opening or closing properly. It was rubbing the bottom threshold just a little too heavy so it needed to be dealt with. Time to get the plane out and make things right.
Repainting a purple bathroom into something more appealing was a very rewarding experience. It wasn’t easy but it was well worth the trouble because it looks 1000% better than it did before it does now.
Painting bathroom cabinets can really give a fresh and updated look to your vanity. See how we refinished our existing cabinets from start to finish. So, refinishing bathroom cabinets isn’t as challenging as it may seem. All it took was a few supplies, time, and effort to turn it into a great looking bathroom cabinet.
Save yourself some time and energy during your next DIY painting project by wrapping your paintbrushes and rollers in plastic wrap while you’re waiting for the paint to dry or if your painting day is over and you want to continue another day and time. It’s so simple and cheap…but it truly works. Hey…aluminum foil works, too.
Learn how to make and install a bathroom mirror frame yourself. This is a fairly easy DIY project that makes a mirror go from “boring” to “cool!” in no time. All materials and instructions are provided to complete the job. Customize it any way you like to make it unique.
Closet organizing systems constructed of wood are a positive option to wire shelving. No…I do not like wire shelving. Yes…I’m a fan of closet organizers made of wood. Buy it or build it. Either way I’ve got it covered.
Choosing the correct paint finish for your interior paint project is a breeze when your armed with the proper knowledge of each type and where best to use it.
Rag rolling painting can be a fun and adventurous project that will give your room a dramatic effect. Materials and instructions are included in this article for DIY’ers.