DIY

How to Cover an Ugly Kitchen Backsplash

We recently discovered another enterprising blogger/mom/DIY enthusiast via a post titled “How to Cover an Ugly Kitchen Backsplash.” The author, Jennifer Griffin of Edmonton, Okla., writes on her blog “Dimples & Tangles” that she never liked the … Continue reading

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The Time I Installed a Bike Rack

I finally broke down and bought a new bike last month. I went to a cool local shop that sells new and used bikes called Recyclist and ended up with a Trek hybrid in very good condition. … Continue reading

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Fasade Wall Panels Featured in Restaurant: Impossible

Have you seen Food Network’s Restaurant: Impossible? You really should. Our Fasade wall panels were used in two recent episodes. Irvine and his team tackled Angelos in Woodstock, Ill., and Edibles (now Hurley’s American Grille) in Horsham, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Backsplash Tutorial – From ‘Ick’ to Awesome

Jennifer — when she’s not teaching Shakespeare, dangling participles and poetic devices in her small town — tackles the real estate world “one dated, ugly home at a time.” She successfully bought, flipped and sold her first … Continue reading

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Tips for Installing a Bathroom Faucet

Has your bathroom faucet seen better days? Whether it leaks or it’s just plain ugly, a new faucet may be in order. If the project seems daunting and you’re not a plumber, don’t despair. Replacing your bathroom … Continue reading

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Old Fireplace Gets New Life with Fasade Tiles

Recently I shared Jessica Jones’ plans to breathe new life into her old fireplace by using Fasade panels. The graphic and textile designer, and blogger behind “How About Orange,” just wasn’t feeling the “spinach dip” green tiles … Continue reading

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How To Get Stains Out of Concrete

If your garage floor looks like a Jackson Pollock painting from all the stains that have settled in over the years, don’t despair. You can remove unsightly oil stains over a weekend. Here we’ll learn how to … Continue reading

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5 Budget Considerations for Kitchen Remodels

It’s fun to fantasize about all the changes you’d make to your kitchen if money were no object. But money is a major issue for many when it comes to such a project. Before you start selecting … Continue reading

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How to Install Backsplash Tile

There’s no doubt an attractive backsplash increases the beauty and value of your kitchen. But if you don’t know how to install backsplash tile that requires grout, it can be a challenge. In addition to the level … Continue reading

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Get Your Home Ready For Winter

You make sure your car is tuned up and that your children have the right outerwear for the upcoming winter months. Your home is no different. Now is the time to begin preparations for the long, cold … Continue reading

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