There are certain items in a DIYers toolkit that seem to become staples over time. One of those items for me is dowel rods. I love the versatility of dowel rods, and how they can provide solutions to many of our household problems. So, I thought I would compile a selection of some of my favorite ways to use dowel rods. I hope that it inspires some great DIY projects for you!
Although plumbing projects are far from being the most glamorous part of a renovation or repair job, they are necessary. Many jobs you will probably want to leave to the professionals. However, being able to repair or install a bathroom sink drain is a skill that any DIYer can handle.
Efforts to get my kitchen completely organized are starting to pay off. I just love to open these plate drawers and see everything looking so beautifully organized. I have finally created a low-budget but high-quality peg drawer system. Today, I am providing the details for making a custom dish drawer organizer.
There are several layers within a proper roofing job that are necessary to provide the most protection against water damage. Of all of them, the first line of defense is to install drip edge flashing. Unfortunately, many contractors tend to neglect this step.
The elimination of this installation can end up being your future nightmare. So, if you are re-roofing your house, be sure to demand a drip edge. If your roof is already finished (sans drip edge), you can still do a drip edge retrofit installation.
If you have ever had squirrels in your attic, you know the incredible amount of headaches that they can cause. If you have been blessed to avoid this common household problem, consider yourself lucky. Regardless, you may want to take steps to prevent squirrels from accessing your attic.