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7 Best Spray Foam Kits [2020 Reviews]

Fiberglass batts, cellulose, foil-faced kraft paper, foam blocks, and more. These are just some of the types of insulation commonly used in residential, commercial, and industrial settings. But over the past decades, spray foam has been playing catch-up with all these other types of insulation. Spray foam is virtually impermeable and durable. You can spray it on a variety of surfaces, but its main draw is that it can be used to fill in gaps, cracks, and corners. When applied properly, it can be an effective barrier against pests and moisture and comparing the cost to hiring a [...]

2020-09-14T08:22:29-05:00September 14, 2020|Categories: Home Remodeling, Homeowner Tips, Tool Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 7 Best Spray Foam Kits [2020 Reviews]

7 Best Paint Edgers [2020 Reviews]

Painting a room, in general, is one of the easiest tasks you can do at home. It's tiring, but it's not as complicated as replacing an electrical outlet or building a deck. But one of the things that you dread most when painting a room is when you have to paint edges. It doesn't matter how careful you are when cutting in -- streaks of paint always end up on the opposite side, ruining your baseboard and crown molding. You can always use some painter's tape, but those things are so expensive and cannot be reused. Masking your [...]

2020-08-27T04:25:31-05:00August 27, 2020|Categories: Home Remodeling, Homeowner Tips, Tool Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 7 Best Paint Edgers [2020 Reviews]

7 Best Workstation Sinks [2020 Reviews]

The kitchen is your favorite room in the house. Here you can prepare your favorite food, be nourished, and spend time with your family. But there is a specific area in your kitchen that you don't like, and it's the sink. Water drains slowly down your sink, and it's not deep enough that you can wash a large pot comfortably. Then there's the scratches and dents you can't seem to get rid of no matter how much you try. It's time to shop for a replacement. You've seen a workstation sink while shopping in your favorite store a [...]

2020-07-06T19:14:40-05:00July 6, 2020|Categories: Homeowner Tips, Kitchen Remodeling, Tool Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 7 Best Workstation Sinks [2020 Reviews]

What is an Impact Driver? Cordless Drill vs Impact Driver

Imagine walking down the aisle of your favorite hardware store. You're looking for a power tool that can fasten those long screws for your current project. You're new to woodworking, so you're unsure if you should just get a regular cordless drill or if it's better to buy an impact driver because one of your friends told you to. Or is it better to get both? And because you're new to woodworking, you're wondering what even is an impact driver? Does it function like a standard drill, or does it offer something new? Is it more powerful than [...]

2020-07-03T09:51:16-05:00June 29, 2020|Categories: Homeowner Tips, Tool Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What is an Impact Driver? Cordless Drill vs Impact Driver

How Long Does it Take for Stain to Dry?

You finally finished that table or kitchen cabinet you’ve been working on for a couple of weeks. Sharp edges have been rounded out using your trusty router, and the surface has been sanded to perfection. You’re ready to put some finishing touches, but you’re still debating which wood stain will make it stand out.  Should you use an oil-based or water-based wood stain? Or is a gel stain better than other types of wood stains on the market? How long does it take for the stain to dry, and what is the best brand of wood stain? Moreover, [...]

2020-06-25T22:47:53-05:00June 25, 2020|Categories: Homeowner Tips|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How Long Does it Take for Stain to Dry?

7 Best Drain Cleaners [2020 Reviews]

Imagine waking up one morning and finding that you can't use your shower or kitchen sink because it's clogged. A hassle, right? You have to get your plumber's snake out and start working on that clog so you can (hopefully) get ready for work. But there are stubborn clogs that plumber's snakes simply cannot dislodge. You need the strongest drain cleaner for stubborn clogs like these. Drain clog removers are made with chemicals that are powerful enough to dissolve several months' worth of hair, grease, food debris, and other gunk trapped in your pipes. There are different types [...]

2020-06-22T22:50:30-05:00June 22, 2020|Categories: Homeowner Tips, Tool Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 7 Best Drain Cleaners [2020 Reviews]

41 Privacy Fence Design Ideas

Featured Image: Scot Eckley, Inc. Fences are able to make or break your curb appeal. They're not merely for securing an area and marking boundaries; fence walls are commonly used today as the edging to block your yard, the highlight to the landscape design, or perhaps as the focal point of your frontage. Picking out the best one amongst a huge selection of fence ideas and styles is essential. A great fence complements the homeowner's design, as well as its surroundings, and offers a solution to privacy needs. Check out our 41 privacy fence design ideas and be inspired! [...]

2020-09-15T14:26:47-05:00June 1, 2020|Categories: Design Trends, Homeowner Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 41 Privacy Fence Design Ideas

27 Indoor Home Basketball Court Ideas

Featured Image: Schrader & Companies It is every basketball fan’s dream to get an indoor basketball court within a walking distance from their home. But the situation will be even better if you are able to get it inside your own home. If you are planning to enjoy playing basketball indoors, it will be best to determine the available locations where you can actually build it.   Most homeowners who decide to have an indoor court usually are faced with the problem of determining if they have the right space for it. Original basketball court dimensions are too wide for [...]

2020-09-16T08:49:09-05:00May 2, 2020|Categories: Home Remodeling, Homeowner Tips|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 27 Indoor Home Basketball Court Ideas

7 Must-Know Bathroom Remodeling Tips

Featured Image: Deforest Architects Getting ready to start a new bathroom remodeling project? Is this your first time going through a home renovation? It’s an exciting chapter of your life and one that should be approached the right way. We compiled our favorite tips and tricks to help you learn the perfect balance between your creative customization needs and functional design ideas that can help you tie the whole bathroom together. We all want a bathroom that would be a reflection of our personal style and be able to deliver the comfort we need at the same time. However, aside [...]

2020-09-22T15:33:32-05:00April 26, 2020|Categories: Bathroom Remodeling, Homeowner Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |55 Comments

27 Outdoor Home Basketball Court Ideas

Featured Image: Decor Snob Wanting to have a fun game in your backyard basketball court sounds like an exciting activity that you can enjoy. However, before you actually do this recreation, you first need to face the problem of how you can have your own backyard court. It might not be as wide as what we see in the NBA stadiums but a half-court basketball dimension for a backyard would just be as perfect. Installing and deciding to DIY a backyard basketball court will be challenging. There are a lot of things that you need to consider since this [...]

2020-09-16T09:21:54-05:00April 22, 2020|Categories: Home Remodeling, Homeowner Tips|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 27 Outdoor Home Basketball Court Ideas