Keep your trash OUT OF SIGHT & AWAY from babies and dogs with an EASY DIY Cabinet Door Trash Can. Simple, built in door mounted garbage can.
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EASY STEPS & QUICK VIDEO guide for using Bondo to Repair Wood Rot. In just 1 day, this DIY saved our rotted wood shutters from the burn pile.
Easy Steps to Cut An End Cap for Molding, like Chair Rail or Crown Molding. Use a pretty end when trim meets doors, windows or on open walls.
I’ve finally found the Best Way to Stain An Exterior Wood Door! This long-lasting, easy to use Gel Stain is beautiful on any front door.
EASY DIY Steps, Video, and Helpful Tips to waterproof a plywood deck with Liquid Rubber Deck Coating. Works for balcony waterproofing too!
I LOVE this EASY DIY Swing Set Frame. Build a 4×4 swing set frame in just AN HOUR. This A-frame swing set is strong enough for adults & kids.
Is your front door paint bubbling & blistering after painting it? Here’s the 6 main reasons why your exterior paint FAILED. And 2 ways to fix it!
Removing glue from a concrete floor can be hard work! Here’s 6 ways to remove adhesive on concrete floors to help you pick the best for you.
Easy Guide & Tips to Remove Glued Wood Flooring on concrete and subfloor. Works for Hardwood or Engineered floors. With common FAQ’s & video.
Wondering How to Clean Area Rugs At Home, here’s the easy steps, FAQs, & a video guide to help. Use most upright & portable carpet cleaners.
My wooden front door gets a lot of sun damage here in Texas. Luckily, there’s a SUPER EASY, 1 STEP way to restore your weathered wood door!
Easy DIY Hack to SAFELY use a pressure mounted baby gate on stairs, no drilling & no holes. We’ve used ours for 4 years and it doesn’t budge!
Does Grout Renew Work? Here’s 3 before & after examples, easy DIY steps, and a full review from years of using Grout Renew to paint my grout.
I LOVE this beautiful DIY coffered ceiling design. Steps, photos, and how-to video for this EASY flat coffered design using 1×4’s & cove.
The best way to Clean Marble Shower Tile and Grout is also super easy and safe enough for marble tile. Clean & Kill Pink Mildew in minutes!
Here’s my favorite Beginner DIY Floor Tile Installation Tips and Tricks to help you tile your floor faster and with less waste.
WHEN & HOW to use CAULK or WOOD FILLER on wood trim, baseboards, crown molding, miters, and more. Easy Beginner Guide, Video, & FAQ’s.
Wanna get rid of cable & still watch TV? SAVE money cutting the cord with cable & watch TV for FREE or CHEAP with these alternatives to cable!
Quick & Easy Steps to Seal or Fill the Gap Between Cabinets and Floors. Works under kitchen cabinets and in the gap between vanity and floor.
Here’s the SUPER EASY, 1-STEP way to Remove Water Stain from Ceiling Without Paint! Works on old & new water stains on walls & ceilings!
What can I use instead of Bissell cleaning formula? Here’s the 5 best alternative cleaners to the Bissell Spot Clean Solution. And Easy Tips!
Here’s how I stain a door without taking it down. And answers to common questions & EASY STEPS for staining a front door without removing it.
White cabinets aren’t hard to clean. I’ve had them for 10 years. Here’s 3 easy ways to clean white kitchen cabinets (2 natural) & 3 to avoid.
I put 4 big white heat marks on a table to test the 7 SUPER EASY ways to get a heat stain out of wood. Surprisingly 3 WORKED, 4 FAILED!
3 EASY ways to get the sweat smell out of shirts and gym clothes using 2 natural ingredients or 1 of my favorite clothes cleaning products!
Try this EASY 1-minute fix to Remove Heat Stains from Wood furniture. You really can get rid of heat marks on wood with this quick DIY!
You really can make an old ceiling look better! Make a ceiling look new with easy & cheap DIY’s or beautiful, unique design ideas that WOW!
Turn a BORING ceiling into a BEAUTIFUL feature with these DIY Ceiling Makeover Ideas! Some ceiling design ideas easy enough for beginners!
16 BEST perennials for Zone 9 landscaping: sun-loving, LOW MAINTENANCE, COLORFUL flowers or plants that attract hummingbirds & butterflies!
The Ribba frame is a GREAT BUY but it’s also SO CONFUSING to hang. Until Now! Here’s 6 easy DIY ways to hang the IKEA Ribba picture frame.
Looking for ways to add detail and character to your home? Try these BEAUTIFUL DIY Trim and Molding Ideas with easy to follow steps.
I LOVE this beautiful & EASY DIY Board and Batten with Lattice and Crown Molding. It turned this room from boring to SO GOOD.
I LOVE this Two Piece Crown Molding! It’s just that little extra that makes this crown molding SO GOOD. Here’s the DIY steps to get the look.
This Three Piece Crown Molding is absolutely the most beautiful crown molding I’ve installed so far! I LOVE this look. Here’s the DIY steps!
10 BEST WAYS to remove rust on metal furniture. Mostly using common items from your garage or pantry. With TIPS to fully restore rusted metal.
50 BEST DIY Tips and Tricks that every homeowner should know. These Do It Yourself tips save money, make like easier, or improve your home!
I LOVE this EASY DIY for how to whiten grout. You can make your grout LOOK NEW again and seal it from stains with this grout whitener!
New dishwasher racks can cost hundreds. But, there’s a cheap & easy way to repair a rusty dishwasher rack. Anyone can do this!
Make your cabinets look more like beautiful furniture with this DIY! Here’s how to cover toe kick with baseboard. My cabinets look SO GOOD!
Here’s How to install a toilet handle lever in just 10 minutes. This EASY DIY will save you at least $150 on a service call. Winning!
How to use Easy Off Oven Cleaner Fume Free to make your oven LOOK NEW with LESS WORK. Plus, answers to FAQs and a quick video guide.
Everything to know about How To Clean Dishwasher Filters, When They Need To Be Replaced, Using Vinegar & More Dishwasher Cleaning Tips!
Steam Cleaners & Steam Mops use SUPER HEATED water to disinfect floors and kill bacteria. BUT, are Steam Mops Good For Tile? Here’s the FAQs.
Here’s the POPULAR DIY grout cleaners that damage grout or the sealer. Read this before using Vinegar, Toilet Bowl Cleaner, or any hacks!
Anyone can Deep Clean Car Seats At Home with these easy steps. In less than an hour, my fabric car seats and carpet look NEW!
15 beginner tips for how to cut drywall and hanging drywall, by yourself. Installing drywall is EASY with these rules & have the right tools!
Here’s how to remove an arched doorway in a wall with tips for how to demo, framing, and how to square off rounded arches. How …
Easy step by step tutorial and video for Gable Vent Installation in a Shed Wall, Playhouse, or Tiny House. Using a Vinyl Gable Vent.
EASY DIY guide for how to make a Wooden Step Ladder from 2×4’s. Build a ladder any size. Perfect for a playhouse, loft bunk bed & tiny house.
Build a FUN kids rock climbing ramp for your backyard playset or playhouse. With easy to follow DIY steps, pictures, and build video.
Read my 18 TOP PROS & CONS of painting exterior brick before you paint a brick house. With full before & after for our white brick house.
Should you pressure wash your driveway? Here’s the 12 Best Reasons to Pressure Wash your driveway and walkways. With tips to help you do it!
Easy DIY Steps & Video for How to Caulk A Kitchen Counter. With Answers to Common Questions. Replace your old grout in under an hour.
Easy DIY Steps to Store Water for an emergency, long term, in your home. With tons of answers to common questions!
If you’re looking for LOW BUDGET Laundry Room Makeover ideas, here’s 4 different DIY Small Laundry Room Makeovers I’ve done in our home!
Printable guide for how to prep your home for a hurricane (inside & out) covers everything you’ll need to do before, during, & after a storm.
Best Supplies & Food To Stock Up On Before A Hurricane. Get your home ready for the storm and possible long power outages.
How to check for damage BEFORE you paint over water stains on a ceiling AND easy steps & video for painting over water stains.
How I turned a long, utility cabinet in our Laundry Room into BEAUTIFUL coat and shoe storage with this easy DIY Tall Cabinet Makeover.
I LOVE this cheap and easy DIY tongue and groove porch ceiling makeover! Get that beautiful porch you’ve always wanted, in just a weekend.
3 Cheap, Easy, and Quick Ways to replace or fix broken valance clips on blinds. You can easily hang a valance without clips with these tips!
I am LOVING this beautiful Before and After Family Room Makeover! Check out the makeover pictures & cheap DIY projects from this remodel.
Can you repaint a door without removing it? Yes! But you need the right weather & paint. Here’s the steps to get huge curb appeal in 1 day.
Did you know that some cleaners can ruin your grout paint/sealer? Here’s how to safely clean grout after using grout paint & grout sealers.
13 Best AC Filters for Cleaner Air in your Home! These Air Conditioning Filters remove dust, pet hair, bacteria, allergens, smoke, & viruses.
What happens if your AC filter is dirty? A dirty filter can cost you extra money & your cooling might even stop working. HERE’S WHY and tips.
Improve your home security in just an afternoon with these Cheap and Easy DIY Home Security Updates for your Doors. No fancy tools required!
Do Claw Caps for Cats Work? I LOVE them! Here’s how to put claw caps on a cat, how often you’ll need to & how to get cats used to them.
Can you use Chalkboard Paint on Cabinet Doors? Painting cabinets with DIY Chalkboard Paint looks great & It’s a fun way to organize & label!
Complete guide to safely cleaning your home after it floods. Don’t make any costly mistakes! After Hurricane Harvey, we learned a lot about safely cleaning flood damage. Here’s our How to Clean Up your Home after Flood Damage guide!
Here’s 6 GREAT ways to Hide a Kitty Litter Box in a Cabinet. Four are minor changes safe for rental properties. The last 2 are perfect for cat lovers that want a bigger change!! Actually, they’re all perfect for cat lovers. 🙂
I LOVE these tips and tricks for the Best Way To Deep Clean Car Seats at home. Including which household products WORK and which one I AVOID.
Before you paint your old shutters, read this guide! The Best Way to Paint Vinyl Shutters: with steps, video, & which paint to use on vinyl!
How to set wooden fence posts in concrete – written steps & a quick video to help you DIY your own Three Rail or any other wooden fence style.
Here’s How to Clean A Couch At Home, the Easy Way with my new favorite cleaner. This step by step guide works on spills and pet stains. Step by step guide to deep clean your couch.
Are large tiles harder to install? Overall yes. Bigger LFT tiles are heavier. And, harder to install alone. If you’re planning your first tiling project, …
You can quickly and safely clean a shower glass door using vinegar & backing soda. Even marble & stone tile. But, be careful doing it!
Here’s a DIY fix that seems like magic, it works so well. At least, that’s what my neighbor called it when she used this bleach …
How to build Easy DIY Drawer Boxes with lumber. Simple rustic drawer design for storage and other woodworking projects. Easy DIY Drawer Boxes Most of …
This easy DIY for How to Restain a Door without stripping it or even removing it gives your home huge curb appeal in less than …
QUICK and EASY to follow written steps and walk through video to show you how to make a Lazy Susan Turntable with Lazy Susan Hardware. …
Here’s a sneak peek at my big DIY Kid’s Playhouse build. With lots of DIY videos and photos to help you Build a Kids Playhouse …
Hi guys! Today I have the easy to follow steps to DIY Ridge Cap Shingles from Architectural Shingles for a Shed or Playhouse. And, the …
6 Great Homemade Wood Finishing Recipes; including DIY Wood Cleaner, Wood Stain, Whitewash, Chalk Paint, Furniture Wax, & Chalkboard Paint.
You’ll definitely find an idea you want to use in this list of 12 Low Budget Outdoor DIY Projects for Better Curb Appeal. Yay! Low …
Install Picture Frame Wainscoting for a classic, beautiful look you’ll love! Hi guys. I’ve nearly finished our full Master Bathroom Remodel. Yay! This update to …
Easy tip for hiding anything in your yard. This DIY removable AC Screen or Removable Fence Panel can hide an AC, boat, & under decks. …
Try these quick and easy home improvements, that anyone can DIY. They’ll make your house more livable and beautiful on a budget!
DIY Marble Mosaic Tile Bathroom Installation Tips that will help you install mosaic tile at home, like a pro. You can do this!
3 Easy Steps to make a weed free gravel path. Plus, a printable guide to help you DIY a gravel path in your yard that blocks weeds for years.
I am LOVING how beautiful this DIY Plywood Plank Ceiling Install turned out. Here’s the steps for this budget-friendly Faux Shiplap.
Quick and Easy DIY Shower Niche Installation Steps, Tips, and Video for homeowners that are comfortable doing DIY remodeling.
Here are the cheap and doable DIY projects I used when I Added a Mudroom in a Small Laundry Room. DIY Mudroom in A Small …
This beautiful shiplap fireplace makeover brought Modern Farmhouse Style and huge impact to this Living Room! Living Room Shiplap Fireplace Makeover Yea!! The shiplap fireplace …
80+ Planning Tips for Building a New Home or House Remodel, learned after flipping houses, new home building, and years of home remodeling. Tips for …
Upgrade those boring or ugly open cabinets and shelves with this easy DIY Plywood Panel Makeover! Are you a fan of the open cabinet trend? …
The boys’ bedroom is once again my favorite room in the house! It’s time for the big reveal, guys! And I’m so excited to share …
Turn that vaulted ceiling into the feature it should be! This DIY Vaulted Ceiling Makeover gave our Master Bedroom instant style. DIY Vaulted Ceiling Makeover …
You can build this DIY Lazy Susan Organizer to fit any spot in your home. Time to get organized! I have 2 DIY’s for you …
Whether you just want to make dirty grout white again or switch to a new grout color, here’s the easy steps to change grout color.