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Category Archives: Home Improvement


An Inexpensive Option for Dust Collection on the Table Saw This post contains an affiliate link! I do not have a shop, so I work outdoors under my carport. The poor car is relegated to the yard! Anyway, dust from Read more…


Laundry Room Makeover – How to Repair a Floor and Lay New Flooring Several years ago, the main water line blew apart in my laundry room because it was not properly glued together. Of course, I was not at home Read more…


How to Make Drawer Slides Using Wood I have to be honest, this is the first time I’ve tried this. I tend to get nervous when trying something new… I don’t want to make mistakes and waste material! I am Read more…


A few years ago, I painted the walls in my living room a color called “Natural Bark”. I used the Colorplace brand (from Walmart) of interior semi-gloss paint and at the time, was thrilled with the results. Over time, I Read more…


The deck on my house, built out of treated lumber, has been looking a little worse for wear lately. My boyfriend and I saw Deck Restore by Synta in our local home improvement store. We were very curious so we Read more…


How to Plan and Build a Custom Cabinet Part 2 Well, hello there! If you were here for How to Plan and Build a Custom Cabinet Part 1, we covered the measurements for the cabinet to be built, the cutting Read more…


Painting the Ceiling Fan with a Chalky and Worn Finish I’m trying to give my bedroom an update and one of the things I needed to update was the ceiling fan. The ceiling fan in the bedroom generally runs non-stop. Read more…


DIY Picnic Table Makeover I have had my picnic table for over 10 years and it was starting to show its age. Structurally, it was fine with no loose boards or rotting wood. It was the overall aesthetics of the Read more…


How to Build and Install Bi-fold Doors as a Window Treatment I recently installed new windows in my bedroom, however, I was having a hard time decided what to use as a covering. I just cannot decide on curtains. I Read more…


A Few Tips on Using a Pocket Hole Jig Most of my plans call for using pocket holes to join the pieces to each other. I find this type of joinery to be the easiest, quickest, and strongest method of Read more…

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