Monthly Archives: June 2015

  • Installing a New Exterior Door

    Posted on June 26, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Outdoors Projects.

    Before deciding on your new exterior door measure the door opening as well as your current front door, and take those measurements to a hardware or home inprovement store and purchase a new door. Step 1: Take the old door off its hinges. To do this, tap out the pins and carefully slip the door from […]

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  • Installing a Retractable Screen Door

    Posted on June 20, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Outdoors Projects.

    Now that it is Spring Time and the weather has turned beautiful,  here is a Home Improvement Project that will enable you to get more fresh air into the house with very little work or expense. This Project takes little more than an hour. Step 1 – Measure and Cut Measure the opening and cut unit (including rails) to […]

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  • Spruce Up Your Backyard

    Posted on June 15, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Outdoors Projects.

    A relaxing, versatile backyard is one of the greatest pleasures of home ownership.  A space for friends and family to gather, play and eat is something that will not only add enjoyment but also value to a home.  If you’re looking to improve your outdoor space, here are some ideas to get you started. Adding a […]

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  • Hardware Gift Ideas for Dad

    Posted on June 12, 2015 by DIY Guide in Power Tools.

    Dad’s never satisfied unless he’s wielding the latest hardware technology (whether he actually uses it or not!). Here are a few excellent hardware gifts that are sure to delight fathers everywhere. Remember, it doesn’t have to be practical for him to love it! Cordless Drills A cordless drill and set of drill bits are a great gift […]

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  • Ideas to wake up the walls with color

    Posted on June 9, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects.

    If the overflow walls painted white led you to a general saturation, it is time to dare to color, it is flashy, fresh and sweet. Among the options available to you, here are three good ideas to take. Or how to energize and brighten your walls without having to repaint the interior from top to […]

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  • 3 Ways to add character to your home

    Posted on June 5, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects.

    If you want to inject more character into your home then take a look at these three tips that will add instant appeal. Improve your Frontage Your frontage creates the first impression of your home so if yours looks scruffy and neglected then give it a facelift. You can take simple steps like cleaning and […]

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  • Digital Multimeters

    Posted on June 1, 2015 by DIY Guide in Hand Tools, Power Tools, Workshop.

    Recently I was working on a house that someone else had rewired. I was trying to install 2 lights above the bathroom sink using the preexisting wiring. To make sure that I knew which wire was for what I went out to my truck and retrieved my digital multimeter. A multimeter is used to make various […]

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