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Boy's Room Makeover

Boy’s Bedroom Makeover

My boy’s bedroom makeover was an investment of time (about eight weekends) and a little bit of money for some new furniture that would go with him when he eventually moves out on his own. This...

Crazy Bedroom Lighting

Crazy Bedroom Lighting

I know. I know. I’m crazy. Who needs lighting like this in a bedroom? Well, this crazy bedroom lighting is a testament to my obsession with lights; an obsession that I have in common...

How to Change your Engine Air Filter

How to Replace your Engine Air Filter

In this video, I teach my daughter, Rebecca, how easy it is to change the air filter in her 2012 Hyundai Tucson. We start with a quick trip to #shop at Walmart for the proper FRAM Extra...

Pallet World Map

Pallet World Map

My son’s bedroom makeover was bold with a very masculine black and tan theme. Very contemporary, slightly industrial. It was the first time I ever painted a wall black in my house. We always...

Upside Down Fire

How to Build an Upside Down Fire

A Tried and True Pattern When I was a Boy Scout in 1970-something, I earned a merit badge for building a campfire according to the laws of physics. I was taught to crumple some newspaper, cover...

Bed Builder: Brandon Kalicki

A lot of people leave comments to thank me for ideas. Some write to ask questions or seek advice. But Brandon Kalicki is different. He’s the first person to actually say I gave him...

IKEA Dioder Cabinet Lights

IKEA Dioder Cabinet Lights

The most beautiful (and most expensive) cabinet in my kitchen had glass doors to display our nice glassware or dishes. If you’ve never remodeled a kitchen, a glass cabinet costs extra because of the glass (no...

Easiest Hardwood Floor Refinish

This is the easiest way I’ve found to give new life to your tired old hardwood floors. No kneeling, no steel wool, no sanding, no fumes, no mess. What is the secret to the...

Supermom Surveillance Installation

SuperMom Surveillance Installation

My neighbor, Jen, mentioned to a friend that she wanted to install a home surveillance system. The friend told her to watch my Home Surveillance Installation video from 2012 when I installed a Zmodo...

La-Z-Boy Couch Repair

La-Z-Boy Recliner Couch Repair

If your couch or chair has “rip-cord” handles next to the seat cushions, whether it’s a La-Z-Boy or some other brand, this video will be useful to you. The angle of these cables is a...