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 […]

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7 Amazing Up-Cycle D.I.Y Projects

The latest trend has been to up-cycle old or unwanted items, and we simply love it! As our drains are all from up-cycled material. This post shows you how you can take your old ordinary objects that are laying around the house or garage and turn them into extraordinary every day useful items, that are […]

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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 […]