Turn your backyard into a cozy camp spot by making your own fire pit. This DIY project is easy to complete, and you’ll be making s’mores around the fire in no time. Get ready Before you begin building, consult your local fire code to see if fire pits are allowed in your city and,
Outdoor showers may seem like a luxury – something that only those with beach houses would need or be lucky enough to have. But an avid gardener, runner or someone that enjoys the freedom of bathing in nature, you may consider an outdoor shower for your own home. Lucky for you, outdoor showers are an
This project will help you organize your garage and become the MVP of DIY projects. With all your sporting gear in the same place, you’ll always be prepared when someone yells, “Where’s my basketball?” (Or volleyball, hockey stick, tennis racket, etc.) See how it’s done, then follow the step-by-step instructions to build one of your own. 1.
Planning to sell your house this year? Now’s the perfect time to prep it for listing! Set aside a couple of weekends to do the work, and follow these three steps. Then, get ready to make a great impression on potential buyers and cinch the deal. Step 1: Clean and declutter It may sound obvious,
There’s a century of history woven into the floors of a contemporary home east of Seattle: golden planks, shiny blondes and the occasional knotted gray. It’s just how Amanda Gatlin wanted it – even if she didn’t expect it would involve recycling an entire Mississippi barn, with pieces dating back to when Woodrow Wilson was president.
A water stain on a ceiling is a foreboding sight. Not only is it ugly, but it also often means that something is actively leaking, and more damage may be hidden. But don’t panic – fixing a water stain is pretty straightforward. If you follow this simple guide, you’ll be ready to deal with any
If you own an area rug, just accept that it won’t remain pristine forever. Eventually someone will spill on it or a pet will relieve itself on it – and you’ll need to clean it. Instead of running out and hiring a professional carpet cleaner right away, you can try to handle that stain yourself
Every homeowner will most likely need to replace their roof. It’s just a fact of life. Depending on the size of the roof and the roofing material, the replacement could cost several thousand dollars. But with some basic skills and routine roof maintenance, you can protect your roof and get the most for your money. Roofing types
This resourceful twist on everyone’s favorite fireside dessert is the ultimate interactive treat. Grab a few household items, gather some friends and family, and get toasty with these tabletop s’mores – right in your own backyard. 1. Line a terra-cotta pot with foil. 2. Fill the pot with charcoal. 3. Light it up. (But be careful!)