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Construction Week 3, Day 15 I haven’t had much time lately but it’s just as well because I am still awaiting the arrival of my bathtub. I’ve tried to think of what I can do during this time and one thing I thought of is the bathroom... 

Take your Halloween pumpkin carving to another level with these tips! The kids have their Halloween costumes picked out and are eagerly anticipating trick or treating! And one of the best parts of Halloween for most kids is carving Jack O’ Lanterns. Around... 

You can dress up any room with this simple decorating idea; use stencils to create a unique wall border. Used primarily to define a wall pattern, or simply as a decorative element, a border was important to early walls because it was usually all the decoration... 

Construction Week 2, Day 8 Today, I spent part of the day with more of the same – framing the outside walls. I didn’t work on the basement on Thursday because of the BYU football game, and yesterday I just took a break from doing anything.... 

Construction Week 1 This morning, the computer network at work was down so I decided to start working on the basement. The first thing I wanted to do was find the drain pipe that was plumbed in for the shower/tub. I knew that this is located somewhere... 

If you have a window in your home that won't open, read this how to guide. Windows are one of the most major sources trouble in a home, causing heat loss in wintertime, or perhaps may swell from the damp spring or summer weather as well as be painted... 

Affordable and versatile, vertical window blinds are easy to install yourself. Read our installation guide to learn how. Vertical window blinds are easy to install and one of the more affordable and versatile home window treatments available today. Since... 

Todays home theater equipment provides the cinema experience in the comfort of your home, but have you given much though to seating and furniture in your media room?So you have the latest LCD or Plasma flat screen TV and 7.1 Dolby Surround Sound! But... 

Bathtubs, showers and countertops are important considerations if your home must accomodate persons with special needs such as a wheelchair.If you or someone living in your home has special needs such as being confined to a wheel chair, having suffered... 

Adding a breakfast bar in your kitchen will make it a great place to serve quick meals and snacks for the entire family and is a great place for people to gather when you entertain.We’ve all seen the expensive looking lovely breakfast bars that... 

Many commercial home cleaning products contain harmful chemicals. Why not try using mroe natural alternatives?We all use them; commercial cleaning products intended to get dirt, grime, stains, mould and other stuff off our floors, counter tops, bathroom... 

Make your own quilt top picnic basket.We’ve all heard the phrase, a loaf of bread and a jug of wine, but wouldn’t a few extras come in handy on a picnic? You can take a small or medium sized basket and add a lid yourself, and then put in all... 

Who doesn’t love the taste of fresh, homegrown, ripe strawberries? Rich with vitamins and delicious to eat, strawberries are one of America’s favorite berries and are available in many varieties. While strawberries grow best in areas with... 

Update your will periodically to be sure things are in good order .... just in case! Writing a last will and testament can be very difficult, particularly if you have a lot of property to dispose of. However, if you plan to bequeath all of your possessions... 

If your car stereo looks like this, it may be time to consider upgrading. Learn how to install a new car stereo yourself.For some people, a great-sounding car stereo system is an essential piece of equipment. There’s nothing like driving down the... 

How to change the oil in your car.Car care can cost a bundle, but there are some relatively simple tasks that you can take on yourself to save some money. By performing your own oil changes, topping off fluid levels, and checking your tires periodically,... 

Learn how to install window blinds in your home and eliminate the cost of hiring a window blinds installer. Window blinds are one of the easiest window treatments to install, and there are many design options beyond the usual white blinds that you see... 

Follow these simple tips to prevent your home plumbing and pipes from freezing during the cold winter months.Frozen pipes can happen in a mobile home, a standard home or even a business if we don’t take steps to prevent it. The reason it becomes... 

For a first time purchase, or a gift purchase, buying a sewing machine isn’t always an easy task. There are so many on the market that are designed for massive achievements, but I personally recommend that if you are purchasing a machine for someone...