Category Archives: DIY

10 Easy Pieces: Indie Toilet-Paper Holders: Remodelista

ISSUE 3  |  Budget Remodels .entry-header January 20, 2017 6:00 AM BY Alexa Hotz Toilet-paper holders are not the most glamorous fixture in the bathroom, but they are undeniably essential. In 2011 we dove into two subcategories: Modern Toilet-Paper Holders and Traditional Toilet-Paper Holders. Since then many more have arrived on the scene; here are 10 designs we’re […]

3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Wood this Winter Season.

3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Wood this Winter Season. 3 Ways to Waterproof Wood That natural beauty demands protection! Choose the products and techniques that work best with your wood. By Glenda Taylor Photo: istockphoto.com Some of most delightful furniture, cabinetry, and trim work are crafted from wood, the world’s oldest and best-loved building […]

Zero out of your pocket! Remodeling ideas with things you might already have in your home.

  These are certainly some of our favorite zero cost ideas! 11 Zero-Cost Room-Changing Ideas November 14, 2016 8:00 AM BY Justine Hand Renovating your home can be a time-consuming and expensive process (I should know; I’ve been slowly working on my 1880s house outside Boston for almost two years now). But you’d be surprised […]

How To: Get Rid of Spider Mites

How To: Get Rid of Spider Mites Keep these creepy-crawlies from wreaking havoc with plants, indoors and out, using this all-natural battle plan. Photo: istockphoto.com Tiny, sap-sucking arachnids known as spider mites can be a problem any time of year, out in your garden and plaguing houseplants and greenhouse varieties, too. With females able to […]

Six Easy Steps To Painting Popcorn Ceiling! – How To

Easy Do It Yourself, In Only Six Steps! How To: Paint Popcorn Ceiling Give that tired textured surface a fresh new coat with these steps. The popcorn effect—so called for its resemblance to America’s favorite fluffy snack—is the result of loose particulate materials mixed into paint and applied to a surface, usually with a sprayer. […]

How a Shower Drain can make the World a better place

So, we know what you’re thinking. How the heck can a shower drain make the world a better place? Most people barely even know what their shower drain looks like let alone think about them in the context of making the world a better place. Well, maybe shower drains won’t change the entire world but […]

Three Awesome DIY Bathroom Enhancement Tips

There are a lot of ways that you can create a more beautiful and functional bathroom in your home. We have come up with a list of tips that will not only make your bathroom look great, but these tips will also make you feel great because you can do them all yourself. Check out […]

Why Do I Need A Designer Shower Drain?

Well, the truth is that a designer shower drain is not necessarily a necessity, but it is a very nice amenity for your home. So, the question is still who needs a designer shower drain? Nobody! A person can’t need a shower drain like they need food to live. Designer Drains offers individuals who want […]