Category Archives: How-To

DIY tricks

I’ve tried a few DIY tricks recently that I thought I’d report about. I found a DIY laundry detergent recipe on Pinterest.  The cost is really low and I figured why not try it.  One tablespoon is reallio trulio enough … Continue reading

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It’s in the details …

This weekend I got a bunch of little details taken care of.  The bathroom closet door has been sticking in the summer humidity and this has caused the door knob to loosen.  I used a tool I call a cheese … Continue reading

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Painting the trim

With the carpeting taped safely out of the way, the next step is painting the trim.  Seriously, what can I say about painting that isn’t patently obvious?  Don’t worry, I won’t let that stop me.  Tools needed for painting: Paint … Continue reading

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Masking Tape

As I said in my post yesterday, taping the carpet where it meets the wall is a good way to keep paint off of the carpet while painting the baseboards and door molding.  Today I taped the stairway to prepare … Continue reading

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