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Home improvement: build your own pergola in 9 steps

Building your own pergola or gazebo is a surprisingly easy endeavour, provided you're prepared.<p>The construction of a garden gazebo can be a …

15 Costs You'll Encounter When You Buy Your First House

Stand-alone houses come with a host of expenses. Here’s what to prepare for.<p>It's one thing to go from renting an apartment to buying an apartment, …

Stylish Toy Storage That Won’t Detract From Your Decor

When you think about toy storage, what comes to mind? Bright primary colors and lots of plastic are usually the default, but if that's not your …

20+ Spectacular outdoor kitchens with bars for entertaining

If you are planning to design an outdoor kitchen for entertaining family and friends, there are plenty of styles and options that can work in your …

Kitchens

62 DIY Projects To Transform Your Backyard

Blooming flowers and fresh rain can only mean one thing: spring has definitely sprung! That means summer will be here before you know it. If getting …

Landscaping

Recycled Wine Bottle Tiki Torch

Whether it’s product branding, package design or projects for ourselves, we’re pleased when we find a solution that’s very effective and creative, …

Mosquitoes

Monty Don, take note: A gentleman's guide to tying a tie

With a name like 'Monty Don', you would assume that the television gardener is an impeccably dressed man. It's a moniker that screams suave sophistication But as viewers of the BBC's Chelsea Flower Show coverage discovered yesterday evening, the Cambridge man somehow cannot tie a tie.<p>Wearing a nice …

Men's Fashion

The (Totally Doable) European Secret to Beautiful Rooms

When you think about renovating, you think first about the big things: converting an attic, adding new floors, re-doing a kitchen or bathroom. But …

Home Improvement

Make It Your Style: Kitchen Island Alternatives Using Repurposed Pieces

The kitchen island is often the central hub of a home, so why not make one that reflects your home's core style? Start with an unexpected …

25+ Stunning Plywood Furniture DIY Projects

Plywood is a great inexpensive option for furniture building. With just a few specific tools and materials you can create custom pieces with a high …

Furniture

How to Install an Inexpensive Shiplap Plank Wall Using Plywood

<i>Next up in our Plywood Pretty lineup, we have a fabulous guest showing how to add some Joanna-Gaines-farmhouse-Fixer-Upper style to a room with a</i> …

Sandpaper

Semester 1 Introductory Hand Tool Woodworking Online Course

Build Your Fundamental Hand Tool Skills<p>& Make Yourself a Better Woodworker<p>Semester 1 is an introductory hand tool woodworking online course and …

Brikawood, Interlocking Wooden Bricks That Can Be Used to Assemble a Home Without Nails or Screws

Catharhome has created Brikawood, ecological and economic interlocking wooden bricks that can be used to easily assemble a home without the use of …

6 Warning Signs Before You Buy a Flipped Property | Investopedia

Buying a fixer-upper property, sprucing it up and reselling it is big business today. With recent rock-bottom interest rates, investors are snapping …

Real Estate

10 Car Problems You Can Easily Fix Yourself

You don't have to take your car into the shop for everything. You can save a bundle by doing these ten simple repairs yourself using replacement …

10x20 Shed Plans | MyOutdoorPlans | Free Woodworking Plans and Projects, DIY Shed, Wooden Playhouse, Pergola, Bbq

This step by step diy project is about <b>10×20 gable shed plans</b>. This shed has a beautiful designs, so it is not only for storage but also for enhancing …

7 Questions to Consider When Building a Shed in 2017

Sharing Is Good<p>A garden shed is no longer <i>just a garden shed.</i> They’re useful commodities used for much more than merely storing the kid’s bikes and …

Top 15 Flooring Ideas, Plus Costs Installed & Pros and Cons in 2017

Installing new flooring is a big decision. Because the floor is often the largest uninterrupted space in a room, the look and feel of the flooring …

Home Improvement

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

How to Build Your Own Fast-Action Vise, Table Saw Tips for Beginners, a Crazy Experimental Sawmill & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Sword in a Cane</b><p>This one is nuts! Jimmy DiResta not only fabricates a <i>kris</i>-style blade from Damascus steel, but …

Woodworking

How to Prevent Dog Bites

In my new book about helping troubled dogs, <i>The Midnight Dog Walkers: Positive Training and Practical Advice for Living with a Reactive or Aggressive</i> …

Pets

Is Your Dog Reactive or Aggressive? How to Tell the Difference and What to Do

Maybe you have one of these dogs: the kind who jumps, pulls, barks, and generally loses their mind when they see another animal or person. Or perhaps …

Introducing your dog to your baby: There's a class for that

The terms "dog mom" and "dog dad" have gained popularity recently, thanks to social media and a bombardment of products aimed at doting owners. But what happens when pooch parents find out they're becoming people parents?<p>For many couples and their canine companions, bringing baby home is no …

Is Your Dog a Bully?

Is your dog a bully? Bullying by dogs is a more common behavior than many people want to admit. And any breed can be a bully. I’m not talking …

Leave Me Alone

​ The Right Way to Refurbish a Vintage Coffee Table | Men’s Health

Don’t walk away just yet. Here’s how to restore dignity to a great old piece and avoid filling your home with brand new (but cheaply made) junk.<p>Strip The Existing Finish<p>This whole process is going to take you a couple hours, so bring the party outside to avoid breathing in fumes. We also recommend …

6 Methods of Plugging Pocket Holes

Over on Fix This Build That, Brad runs through six different methods for either filling or plugging pocket holes. I had no idea there were that many options.<p>The six methods he experiments with are:<p>* Using traditional wood filler<br>* Using a homemade filler paste of sawdust and glue<br>* Using Bondo (auto …

How to Prevent Ice Dams: DIY Guide to Stopping Ice Dams - Roofing Calculator - Estimate your Roofing Costs

Are you bracing for the upcoming blizzard that has already ravaged parts of Midwest and other parts of the country? If you are in NYC, Hartford, …

How to Make a Concrete Globe Garden Planter

Globe garden planter<p>Reimagine the humble concrete garden sphere by flipping it over and transforming it into a planter full of ready-to-bloom spring …

15 Brilliant DIY Crafts You Can Make with Wood Crates

Craft projects with wood crates are some of the easiest ways to create rustic furniture for your home. A painted crate alone can be a great storage …

Rustic

40 Easy DIY Tables That You Can Build on a Budget

You can build these easy DIY tables even on a tight budget! When it comes to choosing furniture to complete your interior design, it can be a …

Woodworking