With the following water heater maintenance suggestions, you can extend the lifespan of your water heater while waxing off a few dollars in your energy bills. 1.     Set the Proper Temperature...more

Make a Resolution to Create More

While I’m not necessarily one for resolutions in the New Year, I do believe in making recommitments to myself. I am someone who came from a fairly humble and not-at-all-uncommon background. My father worked multiple jobs to support my mother and their four kids. While we were never without the necessities (food, water, dogs…dogs are a necessity in my book), we did often go without the most fashionable and up-to-date clothes.  This often meant improvising and DIYing my way through high school. I even made my own prom dress because we just couldn’t afford the dress I really wanted....more

Top 10 Gift Ideas for DIYers Reliable, Inspiring & Fun

So, your friend's birthday is coming up, and you don’t know what to buy him? However, you do know that he is a passionate DIYer. Our suggestion is to make use of that and check out our top 10 gift ideas for DIY fanatics. We guarantee that your friend will cry with delight!    ...more

5 DIY Projects to Use an Air Compressor

An air compressor is something that many people want to enjoy today when it comes to doing several things around the home. The air compressor is seen as a great way to save time and still a cost effective way of accomplishing some tasks. With such information in mind, you might be thinking about some of the things you could with the air compressor in your possession.Many people would love to engage in various DIY projects, so an air compressor might just come in handy. We get to check out some of the top ways to enjoy using the air compressor today....more

Top Ten Gift Ideas for the Handyman

Finding the perfect gift for the man in your life can be a little tricky. Fortunately, this feat gets a little easier if you take his hobby into account. If you are looking for a gift to give a man who likes spending time in his workshop, then you can never go wrong with power tools and accessories! Here are ten of the top gift ideas that will surely make your favorite handyman smile.  1. Nail Gun ...more

DIY Christmas Kitchen Decor

Looking for easy DIY Christmas kitchen decor?My kitchen is outdated and very much in need of a face lift – kind of like me!  But each year I look for ways to make the space more festive and cheery.This year, it’s small wreaths hung over the cabinets.  I saw the idea somewhere (probably Pinterest) and set out to make my own....more

5 Ways to Update an Old Apartment

Some old apartments have a lot of character while others just look old and dingy. Whether you rent or own, it's possible to update your old apartment to look contemporary. Update Your CabinetsImage via Flickr by emily @ go haus go...more