Author: Chris Heider

Build a DIY Trellis in a Weekend

This video shows how to build a DIY Trellis in a weekend (possibly in a day if you’re not staining it). I needed this new trellis to support a big clematis vine in a small...

Easy Walk-In Closet Makeover

If you’re lucky enough to have a walk-in closet, is it a dump or a dream? You can have a dream closet that you’ve always wanted! And you don’t need to have a professional...

Insteon Dimmer Outlet

Insteon Dimmer Outlet Installation

In this video, I show you how to install and set up an Insteon Dimmer Outlet. I also show you how to connect the device to your Insteon Hub and create a scene that allows...

Do I Need a Building Permit?

Renovating your home can be an exciting undertaking, but it is important before you begin to slow down and make sure you check all the boxes ahead of time. Building permits primarily exist to...

Insteon Factory Reset

Insteon Factory Reset

In this episode, I show you how I reset my entire INSTEON system back to factory settings so I can set it up again. Why do an Insteon Factory Reset? Why would you want...

DIY Lego Table

DIY Lego Table

In this video, I show how my daughter and I built this DIY Lego Table which we donated to the preschool at our local YMCA where she works. It has ample storage and is...

LED Interior Lights

In this video, I show you how to replace the following interior lights with bright, white LEDs: dome light, trunk light, map lights, vanity lights, and door lights. Using an ordinary guitar pick, I...

Torsion Spring Extortion

Garage door springs don’t last forever and it’s usually a DIY job to replace them. But do you have torsion springs or extension springs on your doors? Extension springs are perfect for DIYers because...