Posts filed under "DIY"

DIY – How to Install a Chain Link Fence

Posted by hoi October 21, 2013 0 Comment 3048 views

A chain link fence features a frame built from rails and posts. With time and patience along with the proper tools and materials, you can build a chain link fence around your home and yard. Tools and Equipment The caps are the sections that hold the fence’s structure together. Furthermore, after you install the frame, [...]


DIY – Easy Tips to Help Keep your Home a Little Safer

Posted by hoi October 7, 2013 0 Comment 1148 views

Home security can be the deciding factor in whether or not your home turf might be broken into by burglars. According to a recent Household Burglary report released by the U.S. Department of Justice, there were 2,845,500 completed burglaries in 2011. Of those completed burglaries only 44% of the break-ins were to homes that required [...]


DIY – 3 Great Landscaping Ideas You Can Do Yourself

Posted by hoi August 14, 2013 0 Comment 893 views

Furnishing and decorating the home’s interior is an aspect of home ownership many people enjoy. However, while homeowners are busy creating style with unique design concepts inside their homes, they can easily forget about the home’s exterior. If you are a DIY (Do It Yourself) type, this article will point you in a few, very [...]


DIY – Mold Remediation and Water Damage Repair

Posted by hoi August 8, 2013 0 Comment 32040 views

Outdoors, mold is typically a good thing. Various molds break down dead foliage and fallen branches of trees and shrubs to return nutrients to the earth for new growth. Mold is not helpful when the tiny reproduction spores float in the air and enter into residences. In homes, particularly damp basements, bathrooms and areas where [...]


Essential Elements That Make for a Great Greenhouse

Posted by hoi August 6, 2013 0 Comment 825 views

Gardeners love to dream of having a greenhouse that will extend the growing season. Seedlings can be started when the spring weather is unpredictable and temperature swings prevent soil from warming sufficiently in the garden plot. Basic greenhouse models offer an affordable starting point for the at-home gardener. There are many “How-To Guides for Greenhouses” [...]


DIY – How to Fix Two Common Radiator Problems

Posted by hoi May 29, 2013 0 Comment 1531 views

Let’s look at how to resolve two common central heating problems – radiators that don’t get hot at the top and radiators which are cold in the middle and bottom. Problem 1) Radiator cold at the top When a radiator gets hot at the bottom, but doesn’t heat up at the top, this is almost [...]


DIY – How to Refinish Kitchen Cabinets with Paint or Woodstain

Posted by hoi April 23, 2013 0 Comment 7243 views

Your kitchen: it’s where you start your day, prepare your family’s meals, and enjoy some quality conversation at dinner time. Even if you’re not exactly a culinary aficionado, the kitchen is one of the most important room’s in the house with its aesthetics depending heavily upon the appearance of cabinetry. Dark, dull, and dingy cabinets [...]


DIY – How to Refinish / Resurface Exposed Brick in Your Home

Posted by hoi March 27, 2013 0 Comment 3386 views

People have loved the look of brick inside the home for decades now. The twomost common DIY in-home brick projects are exposed brick and faux brick projects. Exposed brick in your home can be part of a wall or used to create a fireplace surround. This material is both durable and attractive, but the finish [...]


DIY – How to Install Laminate Flooring

Posted by hoi March 14, 2013 1 Comment 15387 views

The following DIY article on how to install laminate flooring was written by a contractor friend of ours. Follow the directions closely and you should have a beautiful new laminate floor in your home in no time! Installing laminate flooring begins with having, buying or renting the tools necessary for doing the complete job. Tools [...]


DIY – How to Install Ceramic, Porcelain or Glass Tile Flooring

Posted by hoi March 12, 2013 2 Comments 6949 views

Ceramic, porcelain or glass tile floors are an upgrade over linoleum, vinyl and even carpet. Durable and attractive, they add value to your home. Purchasing the supplies and tiles is surprisingly affordable, but the price of installation can more than double the cost of the project. However, you can probably handle this project on your [...]


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