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April 12, 2014

Ingenious LED Guide Light Built into Outlet.  Snaps on.  No Wires.

This innovative guidelight requires no wiring and installs in seconds leaving the receptacle free for other uses.

April 08, 2014

State of the Art (and Science) in Decking

Todays' decking materials and design features bring a whole new level of sophistication to the idea of outdoor living.

January 25, 2014

How to Clamp Awkward Shapes with a Bed Spring

This make-it-yourself bedspring clamp works on even the most oddly shaped pieces.

November 19, 2013

Three Holiday Gift Ideas with DIY Appeal

Four holiday gifts that nearly any DIY enthusiast would love to get their hands on

November 06, 2013

Clever Updates for Three Traditional Hand Tools

Three clever updates on traditional hand tools created by folks who r put high value on functionality.

September 03, 2013

Make Positive Drill Stops from Scrap Wood

This easy to make drill stop will guarantee that a hole is bored to the exact depth desired.

July 17, 2013

Is it a Doorbell, Telephone, Home Monitoring System?  Actually, It’s all Three.

The wireless doorbell and cordless telephone system from VTech does triple duty.http://www.vtechphones.com/doorbell

July 01, 2013

Five Affordable, Easy-to-Do Bathroom Improvements

Five bathroom improvement projects that won't deplete your wallet or eat up and entire weekend

May 22, 2013

7 Tips for Successful Painting and Refinishing

Save Time.  Get Better Results

These 7 simple tips will give you better results and help avoid finishing headaches.

April 19, 2013

Installing Wallboard with Adhesive Has Sound Benefits

Drywall Adhesive Eliminates Nail Pops, Improves Sound Deadening and Helps Reduce Drafts

April 11, 2013

Could Your Garage Be Beckoning Burglars?

Tips, techniques and products to keep your garage safe from intruders.

March 30, 2013

The Latest in Composite Decking

Modern-day composite decking  combines strength, good looks, durability and resistance to wear, scratching and fading.

March 23, 2013

The Two-Pronged Approach to Lowering Heating and Cooling Costs

Free or Low Cost Energy Audits Can Save a Bundle on Heating and Cooling Costs

March 23, 2013

Vinyl and Bamboo Bring New Looks and Features to Flooring

Advances in vinyl and bamboo technology need to be seen and felt to be fully appreciated.

March 15, 2013

Four Super Screws That are Absolute Winners

Four super-performing screws for wood, concrete and composite decking.

March 01, 2013

The Surprising Virtues of PVC Decking

PVC decking is lightweight, stain resistant, easy to install and convincingly wood-like.

February 17, 2013

Advantages of a Tile Wet Saw for Larger, Thicker Tiles

A tile wet saw is an indispensable tool when working with larger, thicker or harder tiles like porcelain.

November 30, 2012

How a Moisture Meter Solved the Mystery of an Overnight Ceiling Leak

Rude Awakening. 
One morning I woke up to discover a huge water leak in the family room ceiling.  This device helped my track down the cause.


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