All Posts in the ‘Home Repair’ Category

Our Tribute to Duct Tape with 25 Photos

June 23rd, 2015 | By in Gallery, Home Repair, Pets

“If something moves and it shouldn’t, use duct tape. If something doesn’t move and it should, use WD-40,” is not just a well known joke.

25 Home Improvement Nightmares [PHOTOS]

June 9th, 2015 | By in Gallery, Home Repair, Remodeling

Not everyone can be an DIY expert. But everyone can try. Therein lies the problem. 

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25 Bad Contractor Horror Stories

May 19th, 2015 | By in Gallery, Home Repair

Any time contractors comes up in a group conversation, it seems someone always has a bad contractor story. 

Homemade Air Freshener

April 22nd, 2015 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair
homemade air freshener

Did you know that you can make your own homemade air freshener with just three simple ingredients? Yep! No need to spend money on those fancy air fresheners at the store, because it is so very, very easy to make it yourself. You can use it to banish unpleasant odors in your bedroom, your kitchen, […]

25 Homemade Greywater Collection Devices [PHOTOS]

April 14th, 2015 | By in Gallery, Gardening, Plumbing DIY

Our area has been hit by severe drought restrictions, and that means a complete change to our water use.

25 Hilarious Home Remodeling Fails

February 23rd, 2015 | By in Electrical DIY, Gallery, Home Repair, Plumbing DIY

From the overly confident to the underachieving, these home remodeling fails will make you laugh. 

Homemade Stain Remover

February 2nd, 2015 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair
stained shirt

You don’t need harsh chemicals to get those stubborn stains out  of your clothes–you can just make your own stain remover with some simple household materials! And it’s cheaper, too! Here’s what you’ll need: -1/2 cup Dawn dishwashing liquid soap -1 cup hydrogen peroxide -1-2 tablespoons baking soda -opaque, airtight container Mix all three ingredients […]

Homemade Tile Cleaner

January 28th, 2015 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair
tiled bathroom

Here’s another household cleaning product you can make by yourself using safe, natural ingredients that are already in your kitchen: tile cleaner! Here’s what you’ll need: -3/4 cup baking soda -1/4 cup lemon juice -3 tablespoons salt -3 tablespoons natural dishwashing liquid -1/2 cup vinegar -10 drops essential oil (optional) Pour all your ingredients in […]

Homemade Wood Polish

January 26th, 2015 | By in Cleaning, Home Repair
homemade wood polish

Most household cleaning products are full of chemicals (some of them quite harmful) nowadays. Of course there are safer varieties out there–the ones made out of organic, all-natural ingredients–but they can be pretty expensive. The next best thing, if you’re really serious about going green and reducing the chemicals in your home, is to make […]

DIY Geometric Dresser

November 5th, 2014 | By in Crafts, Decorating, Home Decor, Home Makeover, Interiors, Painting

Nobody likes plain, boring furniture–unless you’re into that minimalist style, of course. But if your home is starved for some color and personality, liven up an otherwise plain piece of furniture–like a dresser, for instance–by painting a geometric pattern on it. Here’s what you’ll need: -a sponge cut in the shape of a triangle -paint -a […]