ENERGY SAVING IDEAS This is a really great DIY site. This article is about making your home more energy efficient DIY style - but there's tons of stuff. Built in book cases, DIY furniture - everything. Will pin now and check out later
Install a Wall Hugger Receptacle - Gain precious extra inches of space on kitchen countertops and behind appliances by replacing an existing receptacle with a recessed electrical outlet box. From The Family Handyman
Decorative Kitchen Ceiling--Update your kitchen, or any room, with a new decorative ceiling made of ornamental beams and panels. Works great to cover old popcorn ceilings. I wonder if you could do this with a drop ceiling basement?
We show you how to fix common wall flaws and make them perfectly smooth before you paint. You'll save the expense of hiring a pro by doing the work yourself. Learn how to get perfectly smooth walls before you paint
Mess Free Painting Tips. Pinner Said: Wish I knew these tips BEFORE we painted our entire house! Just read these, they are quick fast easy things that will make painting a little faster and less messy.
For Popular Mechanics' anniversary, we decided to do something special: We dived into our archives to find the 110 best, handiest, and most helpful tips ever printed in PM. It's more than a century of DIY wisdom.
Prevent damp basement floors from ruining your finished basement flooring. Install dimpled polyethylene to create an air space between the concrete and the finished floor, sealing off dampness and giving moisture a chance to dissipate.
Wrap a Hammer with a Rubber Band to Keep It from Destroying Your Walls
The Rubber Band Trick - If you need to remove a nail, criss-cross a couple of rubber bands over the top of the hammer before using the hammer's claw. The rubber bands will protect the surface that you're removing the nail from. + other hammer hints