Creating A Kitchen You Love On A Budget

When I bought my current home it was definitely what would be described as a fixer upper. I had to completely remodel the kitchen, which wasn't much more than a shell when I moved in, but I was on a tight budget. I started learning how to do the essential work that was involved, such as installing kitchen cabinets, replacing the sink, tiling and laying wood flooring, and I felt such a strong sense of accomplishment when the work was done and I had a beautiful kitchen for a fraction of the price it would have cost to pay a professional kitchen fitter. I started this blog to share what I learned and exchange tips with other home improvement enthusiasts. I hope you enjoy my blog.

A DIY Guide to Installing an Electric Curtain Track

30 May 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Electric curtains have grown in popularity among homeowners. However, what do you do if you just bought an electric curtain track, and the instructions offered on the manual to install the curtain track are not sufficient, cannot be comprehended or are incomplete? Two types of curtain tracks exist: the wall mounted and the ceiling mounted electric curtain rods. The method involved in their installation is basically the same for both types. Read More …

Items You Should Never Place in an Outdoor Self-Storage Unit

26 May 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

A self-storage unit is a great place for keeping items that you don't need every day, and which can take up valuable storage space in the home or in your garage. Many self-storage units are outdoors, while some are indoors and offer climate control and thick insulation. The indoor units may be more expensive to rent, but note a few items you should never place in an outdoor self-storage unit, and why this can be so risky. Read More …

How Should You Prepare to Plant Advanced Trees?

16 November 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

When you consider planting advanced trees instead of saplings, your landscaping project can provide you with some instant gratification. You won't have to simply imagine the final outcome or worry if you have planted everything in the right place in order to be picture perfect. You do have to take into account several factors when planting advanced trees that have been grown in a container, in order to ensure longevity. What do you need to know? Read More …

Is Your AC Filter the Right Type?

24 June 2016
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

When was the last time that you replaced your air conditioning filter? It's probably time for you to do so, but do you know what type you should be fitting? What is the Real Purpose of the Filter? Strangely enough, the air conditioning filter is not primarily designed to improve the air quality or to ensure that you breathe in less toxic fumes, but it is designed to protect the equipment. Read More …

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Creating A Kitchen You Love On A Budget

When I bought my current home it was definitely what would be described as a fixer upper. I had to completely remodel the kitchen, which wasn't much more than a shell when I moved in, but I was on a tight budget. I started learning how to do the essential work that was involved, such as installing kitchen cabinets, replacing the sink, tiling and laying wood flooring, and I felt such a strong sense of accomplishment when the work was done and I had a beautiful kitchen for a fraction of the price it would have cost to pay a professional kitchen fitter. I started this blog to share what I learned and exchange tips with other home improvement enthusiasts. I hope you enjoy my blog.

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