Home Improvments

5 Common DIY Mistakes That Can Cost You Money

DIY Without Wasting Money

Do it yourself or DIY is an abbreviation that emerged in the 1950s due to demand by many people to do their home improvements themselves.  This was because maintenance and repair costs soared high during that period.  With time, this acronym has become a household term as it now applies to almost every field.  Several projects and work can now be done without the help of any professional or an expert at all, what a great discovery!  When done correctly, DIY can save a great deal of money.  On the flipside, only one simple mistake can make the whole thing expensive too.  Many of us have found ourselves in this situation and gave up the whole idea of doing anything by ourselves.  This should not be the case.  With few mistakes to correct, DIY projects should be fun and cheaper in the long run.  Read on to know how to avoid them. (more…)

By Louella Cook, ago
Home Improvments

Simple Few Steps To Properly Replace A Wooden Fence

Fence Repair

I am here to take you through the process of fencing, not really the initial fencing but replacing a worn out timber made compound fence that could be have faced the wrath of rotting, damaged or infested by insects. You have to be equipped with some compulsory tools that are just not limited but to name a few, you can add others to the list if available.  The list is not conclusive to all materials for one is supposed to have purchased every material and tools needed for a smooth work environment. (more…)

By Louella Cook, ago
Home Improvments

Tips On How To Install A New Kitchen Faucet

Install Your New Faucet

Congratulations! You have purchased your dream kitchen faucet, which you hope is going to change the face of your cooking area, for the better. But now, you want to install it. It may look challenging at first, but quite easy when you know what to do. When you are able to turn off the water, then you also may install your single-handle, pull-down kitchen faucet in just mere minutes. Let’s go. (more…)

By Louella Cook, ago