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Metal Siding Options, Costs and Pros & Cons 2018

Metal as a category for residential siding has four primary choices: steel, aluminum, copper and zinc. The first two make up the majority of what …

Home Improvement

New Spray Foam Roofing for Sausalito Luxury Hotel in Marin County.

<b>ROOF ABOVE THE TIDE: Luxury Boutique Hotel in Sausalito Gets a New Spray Foam Roof</b><p><b>By JUAN SAGARBARRÍA, Spray Foam Magazine, January 2017</b><p>If you’ve …

How to Bathe a Dog - Without a Mess!

Your dog needs a bath. You don't. You also don't need a wet bathroom floor. Or muddy paw prints all over your carpet. And certainly no stand off …

Pets

Brands of Dye Stain Differ

For my column in the current issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine, April, 2017 (#231), I wrote about how brands of water-soluble dye stains sold to …

Woodworking

Add Style and Charm To Any Room With Wallpaper

Hello! This is a different post for me. I am usually all about up-cycling and the painting but this time I am using wallpaper. What a difference it …

B&Q to open first high street store

B&Q is opening its first high street shop later this month in a radical breakaway from its usual vast warehouse store format.<p>The small 3,000 sq ft shop on Holloway Road, north London, is part of a trial by B&Q owner Kingfisher to adapt to changing shopping habits. The company said that the trial …

Wood and Steel Magnetic Knife Rack

<b>Ikea items used:</b> GRUNDTAL magnetic knife rack<b>Background:</b> I was looking for a simple knife rack for my kitchen and decided a magnet was the best …

Woodworking

Generate Electricity from Bacteria in Mud

With some mud, salt, and water, you can create a closed circuit that generates a current. This is called a microbial fuel cell, a device that uses bacteria to create electrical power by oxidizing simple compounds like glucose or organic matter in wastewater. Given the finite supply of fossil fuels, …

DIY

Three Signs It May Be Time to Replace Your Refrigerator

A healthy refrigerator means healthy food, but if your produce looks a little droopy, and your cheese is growing mold a little too quickly, it may be …

Healthy Eating

Pack Rack® Clamp & Tool Storage System

Overview<p>More than just a clamp rack, this is a full-service mobile work station and storage solution! Load both sides to the hilt with clamps, and …

The best kitchen counter designs for you to choose from

Are you in the market for a new kitchen? Then you must already be thinking about which styles of countertops you like the most! Ask any kitchen …

Kitchens

Keep your cat overlord happy with this easy DIY scratching post

It's cheaper and sturdier than the store-bought kind<p>Over the years, I have wasted a lot of money on cat accessories that turned out to be junk. Sure, every cat owner dreams of bringing home one of those three-tiered, carpeted towers with adorable cubbyholes for the fur babies to play in. But what …

Home Depot

This house is an organised and stylish person's dream

It teaches us a valuable lesson in storage and decluttering...<p>Clarity and organisation are the benchmarks of a good storage system, and an essential …

Simple Yet Effective Composition Tips That Have Tons of Impact

I remember the first camera I got, and all I wanted to do was bolt outside and start taking pictures that I just knew would be jaw-droppingly …

8 Ways to Minimize Mess During Your Home Renovation

Amazing kitchen storage ideas for a truly organized space

Getting your home organized and running like a well-oiled machine can seem like a mission doomed to failure, but if you take it one room at a time, …

Storage Ideas

How to Find Direction Using the Sun and Stars | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following excerpt was taken from</i> FM 21-76: Survival Evasion and Escape<i>, an Army field manual published in 1968.</i><p>Guiding by Sun and …

Wood Countertops Bring Warmth to Any Style Kitchen

Wood lends a special warmth and depth to any room and it’s no wonder that those who love wood want to include it in the kitchen. Wood countertops – …

Woodworking

How to Turn Your Drill Press Into a Disc Sander, Learn the Art of Dumpster Diving, Get Paint to Dry in 10 Seconds & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>How to Make a Drill Press Disc Sander</b><p>Izzy Swan shows you how to turn your drill press into a disc sander, with a …

This DIY Rustic Cooler Made From an Old Fridge Will Be a Hit at Your Summer Parties

With just $40 for supplies, standard tools and a free day or two, you can turn your old fridge into an attractive backyard cooler.<p>Hosting a ton of people in your yard can be a logistical ordeal, with people constantly running in and out of the house, but with this brilliant DIY mega cooler, you can …

How To Create Completely Fake Yet Totally Authentic Ski Chalet Fire Light Photos

We recently spent some time skiing at Mont Tremblant in Quebec Canada.<p>One of the highlights of skiing is, of course, the apres ski. For me that means …

Skiing

Top 10 multitools and pocket tools | ZDNet

Victorinox SwissTool CS Plus<p>A robust multitool packed with 39 different functions. This is a true toolbox that you can fit into your …

Multi-tools

16 Jaw-Dropping Pictures Of Home Makeover Before-And-Afters

From drab to fab.

How to Hack Your Car Stereo to Add Bluetooth, Create Mobile Tool Stands, Cast Concrete Using Balloons & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Bluetooth Receiver for the Car</b><p>This is so cool! Laura Kampf's car isn't equipped with Bluetooth nor an auxiliary …

With the Grain: A Craftsman’s Guide to Understanding Wood

<i>Note: All prices include free domestic shipping. Download an excerpt from this book here.</i><p>A little knowledge about trees goes a long way toward …

Woodworking

Why I Choose Home Depot Over Lowe's

Lowe's (NYSE:LOW) confirmed this past week that home improvement might be the one good story early this year in an otherwise struggling retail space. …