5 Advantages of Installing Wall Cabinets In Your Garage

Many people are interested in installing organization units in their garage spaces. An organized garage can be a time and energy saver, as you’ll no longer need to spend time searching for items stored ineffectively in your garage. You might also want to install cabinets on the wall if you’re considering selling your home in … Read more

Wood File Organizer

Back in 1978, a company named Micronet, Inc. promised us what they were calling the “paperless office.” Since then, that catchphrase has been taken up by many others, promoting its imminent arrival. Yet after over 40 years, our offices are still filled with paper. In fact, according to one study by Microsoft, the use of … Read more

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Wooden Tilt-Out Trash Bins

tilt-out trash can, existing drawer, hinge, existing cabinet door, supports for bottom, trash can support

One of the problems in every kitchen is where to hide the trash can. By and large, trash cans aren’t very attractive and what’s in them is even less so. That’s especially true when the trash can gets full and nobody wants to take the trash out. While it might be possible to buy a … Read more

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DIY Kayak Rack

kayak, garage ceiling, pulley, eye screw, cleat, wood C bracket

Outdoor sports are great family activities, especially during the warmer summer months. Unsurprisingly, many families invest in the equipment to partake of these sports, causing storage problems. While storing an inflatable beachball might not be much of a problem, the larger the item is, the more we struggle with finding a place to store it. … Read more

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Goat Stand

the clamp, shelf for food, floor level

Anyone who has goats knows that goats aren’t the most cooperative of animals. If you want a goat to do one thing, you can just about be sure that it will do the opposite. Nevertheless, there are a lot of people who raise goats, either for meat or as dairy animals. In order to milk … Read more

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Hanging Hammock Chair

hanging hammock chair

Those who have never had the opportunity to rest in a hammock don’t know what they are missing. Unlike most furniture, hammocks and hammock chairs provide even support across the body. Originally made in a fishnet pattern, they allow air movement all around the body, compared to upholstered chairs and mattresses, both of which act … Read more

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Walkout Basement

monolithic slab, wall, drain, drain pipe to sump, french drain

Of the roughly 133 million houses in the United States, about 37 million were built on a basement, giving the homeowner more space. In many of those cases, the homes were built without the basement being finished, either to use that space as storage or to hold in reserve for additional living space, sometime in … Read more

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Wooden Puzzles for Toddlers

wooden, puzzles

Puzzles are an important part of a child’s cognitive development. From the time they are first able to grasp things with their hands and place them where they want, albeit with difficulty, we give children toys that involve them putting things together. Shape toys, where they have to fit shapes into matching hole are puzzles, … Read more

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DIY Wooden Playhouse

playhouse, wooden, diy

In order to have the coolest backyard in the neighborhood, at least as far as kids are concerned, there needs to be something more in it than just grass and trees. Granted, children can play with anything, even a cardboard box; but that doesn’t mean they don’t enjoy having the “right stuff” to play with. … Read more

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Can You Use Laminate Flooring on Walls

accent wall, laminate flooring

The idea of using wood paneling to cover the inside walls of homes has existed for millennia, with the earliest reference I know of being in the Bible’s old Testament book of Haggai. While cheap paneling became popular for use in tract homes in the middle of the last century, throughout history it has been … Read more

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