Tag Archives: DIY

Fall Landscaping/Lawn Care Tips

Fall is a great season for yard work — the weather is nice, plants are cheap, and veggies are hardy. Here are three projects that’ll transform your yard without hitting your bank account too hard. #1 DIY a Compost BinIf … Continue reading

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From Fixer-Upper to Dream Home

That moment when you realize the home you want to buy is not the home you can afford: What do you do? Eve and Jason Trombley didn’t give up. Nor did they wait until they could save up for their … Continue reading

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9 Tools Every DIYer Needs

Those spare Allen wrenches and $1 tape measure from Ikea aren’t going to cut it if you’re making real home improvements. Here are the nine essential tools you need to start hammering out great projects: #1 Two Hammers You know … Continue reading

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Needs vs Wants in a Home

When you embark on the home-buying process, your heart is filled with all the dreams in the world. It’s really easy to get caught up in the “I have to have ___________, so I’ll cut back somewhere else ” game, … Continue reading

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Mouth-Watering Outdoor Kitchens

(And Surprise! Their ROI Is Great) What they typically cost, and tips for getting the most return on your investment. Building an outdoor kitchen is more than an indulgence: These backyard beauties can improve your home’s value. Outdoor kitchens typically get a … Continue reading

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12 Outdoor Halloween Decorations to Spook Out Your House

Halloween lights and decoration ideas you can DIY. Colorful floodlights add a haunted-house vibe to your run-of-the-mill dollar-store outdoor Halloween decorations. Make Paper Silhouettes Black-paper silhouettes are a wickedly cool way to make Halloween decorations light up the night. Get … Continue reading

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