Caring For A Fresh Cut Christmas Tree

While artificial trees are becoming more and more popular each Christmas, nothing signifies the holidays to me more than a fresh cut Christmas tree in my living room. Though setting up a real tree usually requires a little more effort than pulling an artificial tree out of the box, but the unique look, the smell […]

Finishing Unassembled Wood Furniture

One of the best ways to save money on solid wood furniture, and make sure it perfectly matches your decor and other wood pieces in your home, is to buy unfinished furniture and then stain or paint it yourself. This actually saves you a good deal of costs, allows you to pick the exact color […]

Do-It-Yourself Gutters: Vinyl vs. Aluminum

One of my home improvement projects this summer is to paint my house and while I’m doing that I figured I would also replace the old aluminum gutters that I currently have installed on my home. Gutters are an essential part of most roofing systems because they collect all the rain that hits the wide […]

Different Types of Ice Melt

Winter is here with a vengeance in many parts of the country right now and the cold weather seems to be bringing more snow every week or two. But with snow melting during the day and freezing during the night, a lot of people are finding that while the snow may be annoying, the ice […]

Curb Appeal Ideas for you Home

Over the past several years my wife and I have been steadily working on giving our old house a little more curb appeal. There may come a time when we’re going to want to sell it and nothing pulls in potential buyers more than a home that looks good from the road. There are lots […]