renovation

Six Questions To Ask Yourself Before You DIY

Six Questions To Ask Yourself Before You DIY

Some DIY projects can seem daunting, but there can also be a payoff both in knowledge and cost. Here are some issues to consider when deciding whether doing it yourself or hiring someone else is the right approach for you.

Sand A Tape Measure For A Portable Notepad

Sand A Tape Measure For A Portable Notepad

Chances are if you’re using a tape measure, you’re going to also need a notepad to write down your measurements. Over on Make, Craig Smith offers a simple way to modify your tape measure for that very purpose with a simple sandpaper hack.

10 Most Useful Sub-$10 Buys From IKEA

10 Most Useful Sub-$10 Buys From IKEA

We’re very fond of hacking IKEA gear around here, but some of the items the Swedish furniture giant sells are far more versatile than others. Here are the 10 handiest items you can pick up for repurposing the next time you make an IKEA pilgrimage — and every single one…