Category Archives: DIY

How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers

How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers No need to tear out an ugly slab—just hide it! Renew an old concrete patio with decorative brick or concrete pavers. You don't have to remove the concrete. Here's how to do it quickly and easily.   A concrete patio is made for practicality, not beauty. It…
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How to Winterize Your Pool. Follow these simple steps

Follow these simple steps to close down your pool for the cooler, darker months. The hardest part of shutting down your pool is… deciding to shut down your pool. You’re shutting down fun. (Think of the noodle jousting!) You’re shutting down waking up on a Saturday and immediately putting on a bathing suit. (The bathing…
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How to Do Your Own Electrical Work

Many do it yourself home renovators are unafraid to take up a hammer and saw—but balk when it comes to electrical repairs. Doing your own electrical work can be a thankfully clean task that yields to logic and science—a departure from other types of remodeling work. DIY or Hire a Pro? Even if you love doing…
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HOW TO CHANGE A LOCK

Changing the locks is a quick, cheap and easy way to get peace of mind about your living situation. It requires little technical skill and no tools fancier than a screwdriver to replace the common deadbolt. Over the course of these instructions I will teach you how to replace a basic dead bolt lock. This…
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