How to organize your drill bits
Around the House, Beginner ProjectsAHC 2016-05-05T22:03:19-07:00
They say creative minds are rarely tidy, so don’t feel badly if you’d have a hard time finding that drill bit -- it just means you’re an exceptionally creative woodworker, right?
Make your sinks and faucets sparkle
Around the House, Beginner ProjectsAHC 2016-05-05T21:47:46-07:00
Kitchen and bathroom sinks get used and abused on a daily basis and they can look pretty neglected between cleanings.
Is it time to change the locks?
Around the HouseAHC 2016-05-05T21:45:01-07:00
Locks are your home’s first line of defence against strangers. In fact, they’re pretty much the only thing keeping unwanted people from wandering through your doorway.
How to prep your wood for staining
Around the HouseAHC 2016-05-05T21:40:56-07:00
From the homey golden tones of a harvest table in your kitchen to the deep, dramatic mahogany of the dresser in your bedroom, the stain you choose has to match the personality of a piece.
Five projects you can make with a scroll saw
Around the House, Beginner Projects, Difficult ProjectsAHC 2016-05-05T21:36:11-07:00
While each type of saw is useful in numerous ways, it’s hard to stop collecting the ones you might need for a specific project.
Paint your bathroom like a pro
Around the HouseAHC 2016-05-05T21:33:04-07:00
We’ve all noticed those little dried water drips on a bathroom wall, and maybe even swiped at them with a towel. Why are the walls drippy?
Painter’s Tape 101
Around the HouseAHC 2016-05-05T21:31:25-07:00
Unless you have a super-steady hand -- or you like the “relaxed” look of paint smears on your windows, floors, and ceiling -- then you’re most likely rely on the help of painter’s tape.
What you need to know about insulation
Around the HouseAHC 2016-05-05T21:28:18-07:00
When you’re building or renovating your home, insulation certainly isn't one the “fun” decisions - like paint colours, counter top materials, or flooring styles.
Five projects made easy with a mitre saw
Around the House, Difficult ProjectsAHC 2016-05-05T21:26:00-07:00
Even amateur woodworkers seem to agree that a mighty mitre saw is a must-have tool in their arsenals. So what should you know before you bring one home?
Building a heavy-duty shelving unit
Around the HouseAHC 2016-05-05T21:22:52-07:00
Tools, sports equipment, holiday decorations, and winter coats. What do they have […]
How to prep your walls before painting
Around the House, Intermediate ProjectsAHC 2016-05-05T21:16:32-07:00
We get it - the best part of painting a room is taking those first few swipes with a fresh new paint brush or roller.
Spray paint projects you just HAVE to try
Around the House, Beginner ProjectsAHC 2016-05-05T21:11:24-07:00
Sure, you can paint picture frames or freshen up that mirror you found at a yard sale. But what about lighting fixtures, fabric and furniture - did you know those can be spray painted, too?
Choosing the hardware finish that’s right for you
Around the House, Beginner ProjectsAHC 2016-05-05T21:04:17-07:00
Whether your kitchen makeover consists of ripping everything out and starting from scratch or freshening things up with a few tweaks, one of the trickiest decisions can be the hardware.
How to choose a colour palette for your home
Around the House, Intermediate ProjectsAHC 2016-05-05T20:54:53-07:00
When you have an overall colour palette, the rooms flow together and there’s a sense of whole-home harmony.
Which front door is right for your home?
Around the House, Intermediate ProjectsAHC 2016-05-05T20:40:09-07:00
Your front door is the first thing people touch when they come into your home, and it sets the stage for what’s inside.