Do-It-Yourself Info & Inspiration

Not everything needs to be purchased. Not only can we save some of our hard earned cash by doing it ourselves, but we’ll enjoy the finished product or project way more than if we hired it out. Earning with sweat equity and elbow grease means a lot to a lot of people, and this is where we keep our articles that help you enjoy that.

backyard farming

Backyard Farming for Everyone: Get Started Easily Today

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Backyard farming is a movement in which everyday spaces are turned into mini or micro-farms. It's a deliberate approach to growing and harvesting your own fruits and vegetables […]

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How to Bank a Fire, Block Wind, & Get Piping Hot Coals & Ashes

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There's nothing particularly hard about knowing how to bank a fire, but there are some details that you'll miss if you simply watch a video or see it […]

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How to Build Natural Stone Steps Like the Pros Do It

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You already know how to build natural stone steps in terms of each individual part of the process. You won't need any new skills to get this done, […]

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How to Build a Pallet Adirondack Chair

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6Summer is here, and a pallet adirondack chair screams relaxation. It's the best, most comfortable deck chair ever. Now, what if I tell you directly how to make […]

wattle fence

The DIY Wattle Fence Guide - How to Build & Preserve

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Knowing how to build a wattle fence is a small hurdle between you and a beautiful and natural DIY barrier whenever you'd like it to be. Do you […]

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How to Kill a Tree Stump: 4 DIY Ways to Remove it for Good

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You don't need to be a specialist to know how to kill a tree stump. Anyone can whip up a homemade tree stump killer and engage in DIY […]

How to Kill Cactus Growth in Your Yard (With or Without Chemicals)

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I talk to a lot of people who are looking for advice on how to keep their cactus alive, but every now and then somebody needs to know […]

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Garage Floor Crack Repair 101 (Plus When to DIY & When to Call a Pro)

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No matter how nice your garage floor is when it’s first installed, and regardless of how well you take care of it, you’ll eventually get a garage floor […]

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How to Remove a Stripped Bolt (& How to Avoid Causing Them)

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There are a number of ways that a bolt can become stripped, rounded, seized, and seemingly impossible to remove. Whether you’ve having issues with a screw, a bolt, […]

DIY Overhead Garage Storage

How to Store an Extension Ladder in a Garage

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We put a lot of thought into having the right tools for the jobs we do around the house, and in to having high-quality stuff for our yards, […]

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The Ultimate DIY Adjustable Standing Desk Build Guide

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So, you’ve heard how unhealthy it can be to sit all day long, and you’re thinking about building a DIY adjustable standing desk? There are a few different […]

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How to Propagate Succulents Without Being Disappointed

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The succulent community will give you countless tips about how to propagate succulents but here’s the big secret about propagating succulents: most methods will work just fine! For […]

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How to Save a Dying Tree: Easy Tree Health Success

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It's a rare event that a tree gets sick. If you're wondering how to save a dying tree, you're one of the unlucky, but it's not a random […]

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How to Secure a Sliding Glass Door: Easy Security Options

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It's not paranoid to wonder if your sliding glass door is safe. You engage their tiny locks, maybe you throw a broom stick into the track, or even […]

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Natural Spider Repellent: 9 Safe Spider Deterrents for Your Home & Yard

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There are certain times of the year that the spiders go crazy spinning their webs, and no, I don’t mean around Halloween. I understand these critters contribute to […]

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How to Hide Exposed Pipes: Creative Ways to Cover & Conceal

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Maybe you bought a new house or are looking to remodel a few rooms. Finding creative ways to hide exposed pipes is tough, especially if you've never been […]

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How to Get Rid of Fungus Gnats - Quickly & Permanently

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As you can guess, I'm writing about how to get rid of fungus gnats because it's a plan I'm enacting right now. I realized it last night as […]

How to Remove Rust From Tools (Prevention Tips & More)

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Another season has arrived and you head to the garage to find your gardening tools only to find they've gathered rust, and not just a little bit. It's […]

how to make a cutting board

How to Make a Cutting Board: It's Not as Hard as You Think

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So you want to know how to make a cutting board. As we tend to do, my brother and I were hanging out in his garage last Sunday […]