DIY Mirror Frame in Bathroom

$20 Believe it or not, there’s a quick, easy, and affordable way to change the look of your bathroom, without replacing anything. Instead, you’re adding something – a simple DIY mirror frame around your already existing mirror. Most “builder’s grade” homes today come with one large mirror in some such area. It works as mirror should and I can see my reflection – great. But … Continue reading DIY Mirror Frame in Bathroom

How to Rip up Carpet (and Clean Urine on Sub-floor)

What’s that smell? When I moved into my house, I immediately noticed the carpet had to be replaced – probably 700 or 800 sqft of it, the entire first floor. The carpet was old and smelled of urine, so there was no question that it had to go. I thought ripping up the carpet would also get rid of the urine smell – wrong. But … Continue reading How to Rip up Carpet (and Clean Urine on Sub-floor)

DIY Projects That Saved Me Over $8,000

It’s funny how you always see financially savvy blogs that talk about how to save money and get out of debt, start a side hustle, increase your credit score, and everything in between. “How I retired at age 20 with $16 trillion in the bank”, but you’ll never read about the cost savings DIY projects. This includes everything from renovating your house, painting, and building … Continue reading DIY Projects That Saved Me Over $8,000

Airstone Fireplace – Quick, Cheap Upgrade

$75-$100 This method of changing the entire look of your fireplace is very easy. Not only does it transform your fireplace into a beautiful stone look, but it will update your house and potentially increase value. Transform a bland fireplace into an Airstone fireplace – in one weekend. If you want a great guide on more DIY projects, I strongly recommend this. Please note that … Continue reading Airstone Fireplace – Quick, Cheap Upgrade

Wood Paneling Transformation Without Drywall

$50 – $100 A lot of these posts are not only about improving the value of your home, but saving money doing it yourself and getting the satisfaction of creating the finished product. If you want a great guide more DIY projects, I strongly recommend this. So, what can you possibly do with that old wood paneling wall? Wood paneling is hideous and if you … Continue reading Wood Paneling Transformation Without Drywall