Sometimes we know exactly what needs improvement in our homes, what items can complete a room or the part we need to fix a broken household item. Other times we just sense that something is missing or needs change but we can’t quite pinpoint anything in particular.
If you find yourself in this position here’s what you can do for inspiration:
It’s October. That means we have about two more months before the Christmas shopping takes over. This is the perfect time to get all the goodies you need to make your home, car and office look and feel ‘Christmasy.’ We assume everyone knows what Christmasy means. If you happened to have hopped off the planet for a while, it’s simply making your surroundings depict the season in splendor.
Most people enjoy the outdoors. Getting close to the trees, flowers, vines, grass and even the dirt gives us some primal pleasure. That’s why many of us spend so much time in our backyards, when we have one.
The yard has a life of its own that is made more enjoyable when we design it to suit our outdoor needs. Mother Nature is perfect in God’s eyes, but we mortals can always find a way to put our own stamp on whatever piece of it we own.
We’ve searched and searched and now we bring you the best do-it-yourself stain removal tricks we could find:
Apply a clean sponge that has been dipped in white vinegar to the stain.
Wash item in the usual way. Do NOT put in a dryer, as heat will set any remaining stain.
Closets are small enclosed spaces used generally for storage or hanging clothes in a house or building. Cabinets, cupboards, pantries, wardrobes, armoires are other types of closets. Whatever their purpose, closets are personal spaces that we never seem to have enough of. But with some thought and planning storage space can be added or expanded within your building.
If you’ve never had to fix a loosely hanging cupboard door or shift a drawer handle then consider yourself lucky. Sometimes even the simplest household jobs can seem like building a house for those of us who were born minus the handyman gene.
But if you’ve reached the point where that cupboard door has hit you in the head for the last time, then you might need a power drill.
High-speed rotary tools have the ability to work at speeds of up to 30,000 rpm. Of the two main types, Cut Out tools and Basic Rotary tools, the former has the bigger motor. Cut Out tools have motors ranging from 4 to 5 amps, while rotary tools motors’ use 1 amp. Both types have cordless versions, but the corded ones are always more powerful.
Spring-cleaning time is upon us. Most homemakers are ready to embark on a cleaning spree of their entire house or parts of it. Nothing is left to chance, no corners go untouched and no surface goes unpolished. Everything is washed, wiped, dusted and/or shined from top to bottom.
If you're a house-proud homeowner, then you maintain an immaculate yard. Exteriors are just as important as interiors, and knowing this, you've eliminated all weeds from your garden, bordered the lawn with bright flowers and made sure the grass is completely level.
Everyone knows what hammers are for. Hitting things into place… right? You’d be surprised. Not only do hammers have tons of different uses but there are many different types of hammers. Using the right hammer for the job could enhance the quality of your work and can save you time.