28 Helpful Tips for Doing DIY Work Alone
When a project requires extra hands but there aren’t any available (or you’re too stubborn to ask for help!), try one of these tips for doing DIY work alone.
What is a 14-in-1 Painter's Tool?
When I bought my 14-in-1 painter's tool, I only knew what 6 or so of the tools were. After figuring doing some research, I thought I'd pass on what I found.
Fix a Sagging Door in 5 Minutes Flat
We had a sagging interior door that was driving us crazy. We had to lift the door knob to get it to latch. We were able to fix it in no time with some cardboard.
17 Ways to Master Using Spray Foam at Home
Despite the obvious drawbacks-it's messy, sticky and impossible to remove once it cures-there's nothing better than spray foam for sealing energy-wasting air leaks (an so much more!). These are our best ways to use spray foam around your home.
Framing A Door
Framing a door is very easy. Be sure the studs have vertical grain and are perfectly straight. Use a header in load-bearing walls. Great video here.
How to Fix a Door That Won’t Stay Closed
When houses settle, doors can settle with them, resulting in misaligned door latches. Fix it with a file, a chisel, and a dab of lipstick.
How To Hang A Prehung Door
If you're renovating, chances are there will come a time when you need to know how to hang a prehung door. It's a doable DIY project for a homeowner!
Cut an Opening in a Cinder Block Wall - Cut Cinder Blocks - Cut a Basement Cinder Block Wall
Learn how to cut a rough opening in a basement cinder block wall to install a pre-hung steel door. Cut through cinder blocks to frame a pre-hung steel door. Cut an opening in a cinder block wall.