How to Prepare for National Preparedness Month
September is National Preparedness Month in the United States. It's a month to promote awareness of and plan for possible natural and community disasters.
How to Stain Wood Like the Pros
Newcomers to the practice of staining wood are often dismayed at their first attempts. Practice and learning the right techniques are the two keys to becoming a DIY expert at wood staining.
How To Use a Paint Sprayer
Paint sprayers can make quick work of an otherwise overwhelming home painting project, but they’re not automatically a good fit for every job. Here’s how to pick, set up, and use the sprayer properly for a smooth and even coat of paint.
How To Replace Damaged Ceramic tile
Ceramic tiles can look great for decades without damage, but it only takes a dropped cup or sudden shock to leave a tile cracked and badly chipped. It’s easy enough to carefully remove just the damaged tile and leave the rest intact, as long as you have a replacement set aside from when the tile was installed.
How to Install a Backyard Fountain and Pond
Having a water feature in your garden can provide a cool and relaxing spot to spend time — and also make a beautiful centerpiece to your backyard. Whether you are planning to install a pond or a fountain in your garden space, these are both simple DIY projects that will provide long-term enjoyment for years to come. Ponds and fountains come in many different kinds, all with their own set of instructions and specifications depending on what you want for your backyard.