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40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Water

Create Your Own Apple HomeKit Enabled Projects Using The Raspberry Pi

Hobbyists and Raspberry Pi enthusiasts interested in creating DIY HomeKit enabled projects and devices may be interested in a new tutorial published …

Build a Portable Spray Paint Booth for Your Workshop

If you do a lot of spray painting, this clever box design keeps over-spray from ruining your stuff, helps you avoid nasty paint fumes, and is as easy …

Portable

20 brilliant ideas to help keep your home organised

Getting your home running like a well-oiled machine can seem like an impossible mission only Tom Cruise and his crack team could complete. …

Vertical Gardens Is The Affordable Way To Transform Your Home

Owning a home on a quarter acre plot is becoming as difficult to acquire as a gold medal on the Australian Olympic team. For this reason, many of us …

This innovative kitchen gadget will change the way you cook breakfast

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Hamilton Beach You've probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you're of this mindset and looking for an …

31 DIY Projects That Will Make Your House Look Amazing

Give your home a mini makeover *without* committing to a huge renovation.

How To Organise Your Home: A Lazy Man's Guide

Cleaning. It’s a bonafide first world problem that requires a certain level of motivation that many don’t naturally possess. Let’s be honest, when …

Minimalism

How to turn your home into a smart home

Tech mavens from Nest, Amazon, and more share their tips and tricks for how to take your home into the 21st century<p>We’re on the cusp of a Cambrian explosion in smart home products. The speedy march of technology is churning out everything from connected bottle openers to automated window blinds, …

Smart Homes

These Cabinet Hacks Seriously Increased My Kitchen Storage

Unless you designed your kitchen from scratch, with a custom layout and cabinets, it's probably not perfect for your needs. But new cabinets can …

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know<p>Google is much more than a search engine. Google offers dozens of interesting services in Google …

15 incredible space-saving gadgets under $60 that every kitchen needs

If you have limited kitchen space, it's often easy to give up on cooking — especially if you don’t have enough room to store the tools and gadgets …

9 Fun DIY Summer Party Games for Adults

Pretty painted cornhole, giant Jenga, lawn Twister—these are the outdoor games you're going to be playing all summer long. Set them up in the …

Buy or Build: 15 Desks We Love

With each passing year, more and more people work from home at least part of the time. Technology makes telecommuting easier than ever— so the home …

5 Grooming Tricks That Will Grab Her Attention

You’re not going to grab her attention just because you remembered to brush your teeth. (Although it’s definitely important!) “Women are all about …

The Right Way to Snip, Trim, and Shave Your Body Hair

Body hair can be appealing—or appalling. Learn how to tame yours to look your best<p>A yeti can pull off the head-to-toe hairy look. Lumberjacks too.<p>But the rest of us need to maintain our fur with a thorough grooming routine. Unkempt hair can make you feel dirty, and it also makes men look …

Hair

You Need This DIY Murphy Bar in Your Life ASAP

Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to one of my favorite projects of all time — the wall-mounted murphy bar. There are so many reasons why I love this project. Small-space living is real, and this bar is the perfect solution. This DIY bar can be used for cocktail hour or a craft desk space. Plus, it’s …

Woodworking

Microsoft reveals the tricks behind its Magic Mirror

The concept of a smart mirror has been around for a while, but none of them have really materialized into a real product yet. Microsoft joined the …

Make Your Own Motion Sensing Smart Mirror by Yourself

Reportedly Microsoft has developed a smart mirror that can read your emotions, but it’s unavailable, so we might as well make our own motion sensing …

5 things to consider before buying a Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi computers are incredibly fun to tinker with and make it both affordable and possible to have a computer dedicated to one or two very specific tasks around your house.<p>The applications for Raspberry Pi are virtually limitless, especially with the growing interest in smart homes. But …

Raspberry Pi

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

10 Easy DIY Ways To Power Up Your Home's Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is about your home's first impression — the face it presents to the world (and to you, when you come home every day). And while you may …

6 smart home styling and setup tips the connected-tech enthusiast needs to know

Call us retro, but every time we hear the phrase "smart home," our minds spin straight to the sky-high dwelling of the Jetsons and their humanoid …

Smart Homes

Make This Modern, Geometric DIY Puppy Bed for $30

The star of Tanika & Brian's chic and modern NYC apartment? That just might be Tansy the dog and the cozy geometric cubby she calls home in their …

About Paver Patio - DIY Tips - Quiet Corner

Thinking of installing a Paver Patio?<p>Keep these expert tips in mind to make the job easy and the results fabulous.<p>1. Low Cost, Easy Maintenance<p>A …

Ugly Garage Door Be-Gone! Carriage Door Tutorial!

Shares 212<p>Thanks to Randy of Capelli Design Group, the project we’ve been waiting for is here!<p>If any of you Dallas/Fort Worth locals would like to …

33 Expensive Services You Should DIY

<i>By Andrew Lisa, Contributor</i><p>From your taxes to your toenails and your radiator to your roasted coffee beans, your life requires upkeep and attention. By definition, professionals don't perform services for free. If you can learn to take on a few dozen key tasks and projects by yourself, you can save …