Tag Archives: home depot

Selecting a Wood Stain

Petar and I have spent the past week in and out of Home Depot looking for paint colors and trying to find an ideal stain for our hardwood floors. {What we are currently working with- natural red oak} We have decided to stain the hardwood floors and… Permalink to ‘Selecting a Wood Stain’ Read more

The Top 5 Power Tools Brands

There are plenty of different manufacturers out there of power tools, but not every manufacturer makes a good tool. There are some big brand names of which everyone is familiar, but did they make the list of being one of the Top 5 best brands? To qualify as one of the best brands, they must […] Read more
Category: Power Tools
7 Tips to Get Your Next Woodworking Project Off to A Good Start

7 Tips to Get Your Next Woodworking Project Off to A Good Start

In my opinion, the best way to decorate your home is by making or buying popular woodworking products. Think about your home’s cabinets – would your house look or feel as warm with metal or particleboard cabinets? Of course not. Elegant real wood cabinets completely change the appearance of a room. The same can be […] Read more
Category: Woodworking

How I Replaced My Water Heater’s Thermocouple and Saved the Day

One evening I got home from work, and as I walked past our kitchen my wife gently informed me, “Uh, I’ve had this water running for 10 minutes, and it’s not getting hot”. Uh oh. “I bet the garage door was open when we had those winds the other day, and the pilot light blew […] Read more
How To Have Fun Building A Shed With Your Family

How To Have Fun Building A Shed With Your Family

In todays fast paced living it is getting harder and harder to set family values and find the proper means to encourage family bonding. With a little bit of thought ,and maybe some encouragement with the teens, a ideal way to do this is through a family project. If you are in need of a outdoor storage shed consider involving the whole family in Read more
Backyard Campfires

Backyard Campfires

Last year, for our wedding anniversary, I purchased my wife Becky a fire pit table to go on our deck. What a great purchase! We’ve enjoyed hours upon hours of sitting around our “backyard campfire”. (Hint – you can get firewood dirt-cheap out of the Home Depot or Lowes cull bins. And, make sure you […] Read more
Category: Home & Garden
Blocked Toilet Info

Blocked Toilet Info

Having done this more than once (damn low flow toilets), I feel somewhat expert at it by now. However, I did check out some answers on Yahoo and thought some of the suggestions were pretty good. I’ll list them at the end of this post. First, if the water is very low in the toilet, […] Read more