How to Construct a Portable Shower Using a Bilge Pump

How to Construct a Portable Shower Using a Bilge Pump

Bilge pumps normally spend their entire lives in the bowels of a boat, always pumping out the water, sludge and oil which collect in the bilges. They pumping making them ideal for shower projects and are designed to deal with…

Thrifty Kitchen Remodeling

Thrifty Kitchen Remodeling

Kitchen remodeling results in a fresh new look for a portion of your home. Remodeling frequently involves creating a new kitchen design, installing new countertops and cabinets, and placing a new flooring. Although this kind of extensive update is gratifying…

Feng Shui Apartment Tips

Feng Shui Apartment Tips

Feng Shui, pronounced”fung schway” and translated into English as”wind water,” is a Chinese aesthetic practice in which objects are arranged to make the most of energy stream, or”chi,” of a specific space. Feng Shui can be applied both to the…

Mortgage Alternatives for Veterans

Mortgage Alternatives for Veterans

Veterans of America’s armed forces and their partners have many advantages the general public can’t obtain. Veterans don’t need to be combat veterans to be eligible, but the sort of service can have an influence on the benefits. Veterans who…

Wood from the Restroom? Absolutely!

Wood from the Restroom? Absolutely!

The conventional wisdom is that tile is your go-to for toilet surfaces. We see tile anywhere, from the bathroom at work to the subway, to everybody’s house. I love tile, but only because it’s so popular does not mean we…

Cutting Corners: Miters Spruce Up Woodworking Projects

Cutting Corners: Miters Spruce Up Woodworking Projects

We know a lot of woodworking boils down to creating boxes, but it’s the way those boxes change that makes jobs interesting. One very simple way I suggest starting woodworkers add attention to simple project designs would be to cut…

7 Ways to Produce a Beautiful Outdoor Space

7 Ways to Produce a Beautiful Outdoor Space

It’s spring! Long days, sun, birds, barbecues, flowers! For the next six weeks or so, it is outside time (sorry, people in the Northeast; your own time will come). Which means, of course, you should have an outdoor room, a…

Your March Checklist for a Smooth-Running Home

Your March Checklist for a Smooth-Running Home

Spring officially begins so now is the time to start prepping for the season ahead. From refreshing your decor and eliminating winter layers to performing needed home upkeep, the tasks on this checklist will make your house ready for spring…

A New Home Honors a Historic Neighborhood

A New Home Honors a Historic Neighborhood

“Everybody who visits this house believes it’s been here for 100 decades,” says builder Chris Risher of RisherMartin Fine Homes. While he enjoys old homes, he and his wife started from the ground up for this one, building a new…

Budget Decorator: 15 Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Dime

Budget Decorator: 15 Ways to Update Your Kitchen on a Dime

Whether you’re planning to invest your sweat equity at a full kitchen remodel or simply hope to make a few quick changes throughout the weekend, if every penny counts it’s important to choose projects that will produce a big impact…