Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Attic Shelving

Attics are all about storage, but rarely is the storage organized. Here's a simple solution to take advantage of the open framing found in most attics. Create shelves for attic storage by building an L shaped support from 1x4s. One end of the L runs vertically attaching to the side of the roof rafter. The other end, running horizontally, attaches to the same rafter further down.

Attic Drain Line Step

Exposed drain lines in an attic are often a trip hazard and can easily become damaged. To reduce this risk and prevent an accident build a bridge to cover the drain lines.

Bed Slat Boards

Bed slats that slide out of position are annoying if not dangerous and can create a bunk bed disaster. Watch this video to see how to solve the problem.

Under Bed Storage

The space under your bed doesn't have to be just for hiding stuff you don't want to put away. By adding casters to the underside of an old drawer you can recycle it to serve as under-bed storage. Watch this video to find out how.

How to Create Build Laundry Organizer

Here's a simple solution to organizing the dirty laundry in your laundry room. Construct a custom shelf unit sized to hold three to five laundry hampers so clothes can be sorted upon arrival in the laundry room.
Sweeping sawdust into shop vac floor nozzle mounted on wall.

Tip for Cleaning a Workshop with a Shop Vac

Find out an easy way to use a shop vac when sweeping up and cleaning your workshop or garage. Watch this video to find out more.
Stackable fastener storage bin made from 5-gallon bucket.

DIY Stackable Fastener Storage Bucket

Find out how to make stackable fastener bins that fit inside a standard 5-gallon bucket to store nails and screws. Watch this video to find out more.
Using pipe clamps to glue boards together.

How to Use Pipe Clamps for Gluing

Watch this video for tips on how to use pipe clamps, and extend the length of pipe clamps by adding additional sections of pipe.