Posts filed under "DIY"

DIY – 3 Great Landscaping Ideas You Can Do Yourself

Posted by hoi August 14, 2013 0 Comment 6458 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 40043 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 7046 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 5490 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 10357 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 18090 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 19348 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 11139 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 […]


DIY – How to Install a Pedestal Sink in Your Bathroom

Posted by hoi February 20, 2013 0 Comment 10150 views

If you are thinking of making some improvements in your bathroom, installing a pedestal sink may just be the right thing to do. Installing a pedestal sink may be considered a tough task. However, this can be performed without any need for a professional installer. Pedestal sinks are suspended on the wall through a wall […]


DIY – How to Refinish Hardwood Flooring

Posted by hoi January 21, 2013 0 Comment 3814 views

Hardwood floors are both beautiful and durable, and a floor that’s been properly maintained will last a long time. Unfortunately, hardwood floors do sometimes take a beating from regular use. Scratches, scuff marks, dents and rough patches are all signs of a floor that needs to be refinished. Whether your own floor has suffered from […]