Regardless of how easy a home improvement project may appear, there are always snags. All of us do-it-yourselfers can relate to a story about the time we forgot to connect A to B, knocked over a gallon of paint, or installed shutters upside down. (True story!)
How a little workshop spring cleaning will make life easier all through the summer.
We all know how valuable having the right tool for the job can be. The right tool can mean everything when it comes to working smartly, safely, and quickly. Now that spring is here and you are thinking about all those projects you've been putting off all winter, do yourself a favor and devote just a little time to inventory your tools, update your collection, organize what you have and repair, recharge, oil, clean and take care of your gear.
So, you've finally decided to change that dated faucet in the kitchen. It can be scary to think of changing it yourself but these days-now that DIY has become such a rallying cry-paying a plumber seems silly. Still, you feel stuck between your ugly faucet and your lack of know-how.
Selecting window fashions is often a complicated decorating decision as there are many practical and aesthetic considerations. Here are the questions you need to ask, and better yet, the answers from experts at Hunter Douglas, the nation’s leading manufacturer of custom window fashions:
It’s not easy being green,” laments Kermit the Frog. He may be responding to the overload of information about the state and fate of the planet, from global warming to toxic waste. To help make it all a little easier, Hunter Douglas, the leader in custom window fashions, has developed the following simple tips:
Sustainability has become a major factor in consumers’ product selection in all industries. In the home décor arena, items such as Duette® Architella® honeycomb shades, featured at left, from Hunter Douglas feat
A fireplace typically adds so much more than just warmth. As the
central gathering place, the fireplace is often the focal point of any
room. But, unfortunately, we're not always lucky enough to have
Alas, no sooner does Halloween end that the holiday season is upon us. Malls have begun hanging their wreaths while retailers are advertising the greatest new gifts for your friend/mom/boss/neighbor/boyfriend/cat.
With guests coming from far and wide to celebrate the holidays this year, you have never had a better excuse to make your home more livable. Hey, it's only human to put off fixing that leaky faucet or squeaky stair, but we all want our homes to be perfect when we are playing host.