Brendan Laratta

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How to Easily Maintain a Water Heater

Get more hot water and extend the life of your water heater by following these tips.<p>A well-functioning water heater keeps a household running smoothly. When the water cools or runs out, everyone will notice the next time they want a nice, hot shower. Here are a few steps you can take to maximize …

Home Improvement

Tool Storage | The Family Handyman

Savvy Home Tool Storage<p>Use these clever, easy storage tips to keep all your tools organized in your garage, workshop and utility room.<p>Ultimate Tool …

Woodworking

DIY Pet Projects & Tool Giveaway!!

Hey there! Join us on Instagram and Pinterest to keep up with our most recent projects and sneak peeks! Check out our new how-to videos on YouTube! …

‘The Night Of’: ‘Making a Murderer’ Meets ‘The Wire’ in HBO’s Powerful New Crime Saga

Here’s why this HBO miniseries, about a young man on trial for a murder he likely didn’t commit, is about to be your new summer obsession.<p>HBO’s new …

Do It Yourself: An Easy, Affordable & Super Stylish Upgrade for the $40 IKEA Nolmyra Chair

The Ikea Nolmyra has so much potential. Great lines, perfect scale, cool bent plywood legs. But with that stock gray mesh cover, it's a like a sexy …

Modern Wooden Wardrobe DIY

I have always loved the idea of designing simple pieces of furniture that are both useful and beautiful. So when I came across this DIY, I was …

6 Best IKEA Pieces to Hack

IKEA has some great pieces that are super versatile and perfect for making your own. If you are new to hacking IKEA pieces or a veteran, you will …

Laundry Rooms

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, March 2

As a new recurring feature, we’re going to share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, March 2.<p><i>Mental Floss</i> …

Corner Media Center

By Jamison RantzWhen I saw this amazing corner media center that Tom from Soulful Haven made for one of his customers, I couldn’t resist creating a …

Build a Farmhouse Style TV Console/Sideboard

A few months back, we shared this console table on Instagram as one of our #imaremodelaholic features — and you all LOVED it just as much as we did! …

10 Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You’ll Regret If You Forget

You probably already have a home maintenance checklist: Replace the furnace filter each season, shut off water spigots before winter, clean the …

Home Improvement

How to Make the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies You've Ever Eaten (in 5 Easy Steps)

The truth about sex and pizza also applies to chocolate chip cookies: There are many, many ways to make them (over 50 recipes on this site alone), …

Dessert

How to Build Your Own Wood-Fired Hot Tub

How would you like to have your own hot tub without spending a fortune? If you are trying to have a sustainable lifestyle and live off-the-grid, then …

The Coolest New Decorating Trend: 18 Great Tree Stump Decor Ideas

After researching easy and chic DIY centerpieces for weddings and fancy parties, I was introduced to the most beautiful tree stump decor. Since then, …

DIY Disney Pin Art

Hello there! My goodness, we had a crazy busy weekend! So much fun but I'm already looking forward to hardly doing a thing in about five days. :) And …

Shop Organization Projects with April Wilkerson

One of my recent favorite <i>YouTube</i> maker channels is April Wilkerson’s woodworking channel. April is a young Texas woman who, just a few years ago, basically knew nothing about woodworking. But she and her husband had a long list of improvements they wanted to make in their home and not a lot of …

DIY Farmhouse Bathroom Vanity

Hey hey friends! To say I am excited about this project today would be an extreme understatement. This room has been in the works longer than I care …

How to Turn an Old Broken Refrigerator into an Awesome Rustic Cooler

An old fridge is not always a piece of junk, as it is a great base for a set of DIY projects. So to turn your new fridge into a new item, you can try …

21 Minimalist Ways To Store Everything In Your Home

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