Author: Brandon Smith

Expand your Storage by Adding Closet Space

Many older homes, especially those built in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s unfortunately have minimal storage options, with small closets and few cupboards. This is a problem for most people, which lead to disorganization, clutter, and chaos. One solution for a space which is lacking in storage is to install your own. Cabinets, Closets, Wardrobes, and More There are many options for creating esthetically pleasing storage within spaces that do not have built-in cupboards or closets. For those who may not be well versed in tools or how to use them, one of the easiest options is to opt

Prepare Your Room for a Paint Job

Prepping your room for a paint job can seem like quite the daunting task. If you aren’t prepared, then that may be the case. However, there are some key steps that will make the process easier. Remember, you want your paint job to be as stress-free as possible while saving time and money from hiring someone else to clear everything for you. Here are some steps to help you prepare your room for a paint job. Remove Your Personal Items and Furniture First and foremost, you want to remove these items so that you don’t damage them. What you can

Removing Coffee Stains From Your Carpet

There’s nothing like having an annoying coffee stain on your carpet. From darker to lighter tones, it can really seep in the fibers of your floor. If you don’t catch it in time, it can leave a permanent reminder that breakfast time was much more than your typical eggs and bacon. However, it’s not hard to remove the coffee with the right materials. Here’s how you can remove coffee stains from your carpet. Get A White Absorbent Towel to Clean the Mess One of the first things you need is a clean and white towel to help get the stain

Do-it-Yourself Plumbing Repairs that will save you a Bundle

Plumbing repairs have to be some of the most expensive and inconvenient surprises a homeowner can have. However, if you know how to use a wrench and a screw driver you can save a fortune by doing basic repairs such as replacing a garbage disposal, repairing a leaking toilet, or installing a new faucet yourself. Garbage Disposal Repairs and Replacement Don’t call a plumber just because the old garbage disposal stops running; it could be something as simple as being jammed. If a jam occurs you should locate the garbage disposal tool that came with your disposal and locate the

Being an Energy Efficient Pet Owner

There are as many different types of pet owners out there as there are pets to have. Unfortunately some pet owners aren’t very good ones but luckily there are still so many that take proper care of their pets and love them dearly. There are also some pet owners that really love their pets and even treat them like their babies or as if they were a human friend. Some do extra things for their pets like leaving on the TV or lights, they let their pets eat at the table or sleep on their beds. Some of these things

Weather-Stripping a Door

When you’re thinking about saving money on your house, the best thing you can do is ensure that it’s well insulated. If you live in a cold climate, you don’t want cold air coming in; if you live in a hotter climate, what you don’t want is for that hot humid air to enter. Either way, one of your best moves is to weather-strip your door. Preparing to weather-strip Joe Wise, owner of Buildwise construction in Orlando, Florida, provides a video that teaches homeowners how to weather-strip their doors. He’s chosen a high density foam with a peel-and-stick application (there’s

How To Organize A Kitchen Pantry

If you are having a hard time finding what you need when you go into your kitchen, then you may want to learn how to organize a kitchen pantry. This doesn’t have to be very complicated. Once you learn how to do it, you will appreciate how easy it is to find everything you need when you are ready to cook. You can discover items, stock them and sort them within minutes. The following are the effective steps that will address your concerns on how to organize a pantry closet: The first thing you want to do is start with


Having a clean and organized space is really helpful and saves time in the kitchen. There are enough things to deal with when you’re cooking a meal then having to look for things in the cupboard. Things could fall on you or something could burn while you’re fumbling for the right ingredient.  A kitchen pantry should work for you, not against you. Rather than using it as a dumping ground for your stuff your pantry should have some type of order too. Yes it’s usually behind closed doors but when you need to open those doors up you don’t want