We’ve all heard that it is the kitchens and the bathrooms that sell a home. For the most part, that is true. However, there are many other factors that play into the ability to sell a house and the value that a shopper will place on it. Whether or not a kitchen remodel is needed varies from home to home. One of the biggest waste of money and effort (IMHO) is when new granite is installed on top of outdated cabinets. Have you heard the phrase, “putting lipstick on a pig?” So, before you run out and start making changes, let’s look at 10 ways to increase your home’s value that makes sense.
2018 is finally here! We now have 365 new opportunities to make something great! I can’t wait to see what wonderful things that I get to share with you this year. There are so many ideas rolling around in my head that it sometimes keeps me up at night. I don’t want to give too much away, but I am planning a few big woodworking and organizing projects for this year. But, before we get started with what is to come, let’s take a look back at what you, the viewers, have chosen for 2017’s top ten posts!
Well, we have reached the end of another year, and what a great year it has been! I have met and gotten to know some fabulous people. This blog has grown to twice the size that it was last year, and just recently I expanded it to include a Blogger’s Beat section. (A place where I will share my tips and tricks for blogging related DIYs.) I have also enjoyed the comments and questions submitted by all of you wonderful people! It has been a blast, and I am thrilled to bring you 2017’s Year End Review!
I am of the opinion that DIYers and crafters are some of the easiest people for whom to shop. As I tell my husband, “Just walk into the home improvement store. If I don’t have, I want it.” Seems easy enough to me, but I understand that we can also be particular about brands, products, etc. So, I thought that I would let you in on what DIYers and/or crafters really want. These are the best gift ideas for crafters and DIYers. Choose from this list, and you can’t go wrong.
Bills, bills, bills! It seems like there is never a shortage of them. I have come to accept that they are a part of life, and there is nothing I can do to eliminate them. But, there are plenty of things that we can do to help reduce them, and if you are like me, you are constantly seeking ways to reduce the ever increasing electric bill. I have discovered 27 DIYs to Reduce Electric Bills that seem to have the most effect.