Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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Enhance Outdoor Living for Under $30

Even those that do not consider themselves woodworkers, may find some projects that are easy to build. These simple projects will definitely enhance your outdoor living space.

Economical Gardening

We're all interested in making our money go farther, and the money we spend on landscaping is no exception. The first and most obvious idea is to not waste your money. Lots of homeowners spend huge amounts on plants that end up in the wrong locations.
Kitchen remodeled on a budget with new countertop and refinished cabinets.

Inexpensive Kitchen Upgrades

Full kitchen remodels now cost at least $25,000 and frequently run $50,000 or more. But many kitchens aren't worn out or dysfunctional, they just look tired and out-of-date. The answer is a cosmetic upgrade, including replacing the countertops, sink, and hardware. Read on to find out more.

How to Prevent Fiberglass Insulation Itch

In addition to a long sleeved shirt, long pants, gloves, dust mask, and eye goggles, rub your hands and arms with baby powder or corn starch before working with fiberglass insulation. Watch this video to find out more.

Patching a Bare Spot

A bare spot in the lawn can be unsightly and annoying. You can pamper the area and wait for the surrounding grass to fill in, but this takes time and patience.

How to Water Your Lawn

We all know our lawns need water. But how much, how often and when are the questions. Turf expert Dr. Trey Rogers explains that early morning is the best time to water (between 4am and 9am) because the rising sun will dry off grass leaves.
Measuring amount of attic insulation with tape measure.

Getting Adequate Attic Insulation

Read on to find out how much insulation you need and tips on installing the different types of insulation that are available.

DIY Bench Hook for Your Shop

A bench hook fits over the edge of a workbench to provide a stable, easy way to hand saw lumber. Watch this video to see how to use a bench hook.

How to Water Plants Without Splashing Foliage

Many fuzzy leafed plants, such as African violets, don't like water on their foliage because it leaves spots and can cause fungus. Deliver water past the leaves and directly to the roots with a simple funnel made from the handle of a plastic milk jug.