Exterior Repair Projects  

Staining and Sealing a Deck

Staining and Sealing a Deck

The deck at my home had not been stained or sealed and it needed to get cleaned up significantly. It...

Learn How to Repair Cracked Concrete - HWDIY

Learn How to Repair Cracked Concrete - HWDIY

On this episode, Kim demonstrates how to repair cracked rotting concrete, to help fix damp and dusky...

Driveway & Sidewalk Deicer

Driveway & Sidewalk Deicer

I have been wanting to make a deicer for my sidewalk and driveway and put it to the test. I did some...

Cement Step Repair: Get Your Curb Appeal Back in One Day!

Cement Step Repair: Get Your Curb Appeal Back in One Day!

After a long cold winter we had to repair our cement steps. I'm guessing you might have to do this,...

How to Install Hardie Board Siding #DIYMySpring

How to Install Hardie Board Siding #DIYMySpring

The idea of a cement board siding product was new to me until we moved down here to hurricane...

Fixing a Walkway With Sinking Stones

Fixing a Walkway With Sinking Stones

Our landscape was a huge selling feature for us when we moved in—green grass, nice landscaping,...

Super Fast 2 Ingredient Car De-Icing Spray

Super Fast 2 Ingredient Car De-Icing Spray

I'm not sure about you, but there isn't much worse than going out to my car to leave, and finding my...

Rotten Fence Post Cap? Cheap and Easy Repair!

Rotten Fence Post Cap? Cheap and Easy Repair!

Are you looking at your rotten deck or fence post cap and dreading the time and expense it takes to...

Gorgeous DIY Stamped Concrete Tile Driveway For Less $, Much Less!

Gorgeous DIY Stamped Concrete Tile Driveway For Less $, Much Less!

It's a good thing that I enjoy working on home improvement stuff, because the updates at Mom and...

Building a Cobblestone Path With Moss

Building a Cobblestone Path With Moss

Hubby and I poured a new cobblestone pathway. Then a slick recipe from Martha Stewart for growing...

Keep Concrete Crack Resistant

Keep Concrete Crack Resistant

There's nothing worse than a cracked, heaved, or sunken concrete pad.

Chances are you've
...

A Living Roof for Our Garden Shed Made From Wedding Doors

A Living Roof for Our Garden Shed Made From Wedding Doors

We upcycled three doors into a wedding backdrop for our grand daughter. THEN we used the doors to...

Backyard Makeover

Backyard Makeover

We moved into our house in March of 2015 and we could not WAIT to start this transformation!

How to Restore Your Neglected Deck

How to Restore Your Neglected Deck

If you love this project, be sure to subscribe to our blog to receive updates regularly!If you need...

DIY Cement Counter Tops!!!****????///// Don't even think about it!!! Here is our experience.

DIY Cement Counter Tops!!!****????///// Don't even think about it!!!...

Difficult, messy beyond belief. More expensive than we thought. Wanted to cry & give up....at one...

7 Tips for Your Next Outdoor Caulk Project

7 Tips for Your Next Outdoor Caulk Project

Tackling home maintenance is necessary, although not very glamorous undertaking. Often there is...

Chimney Repairs

Chimney Repairs

You can have many problems with your chimney, which can be very dangerous. Here we show some before...

Our Deck FINALLY Got a Facelift!

Our Deck FINALLY Got a Facelift!

Sharing out recent deck facelift along with some Deck Maintenance 101 tips! Planning and executing...

Lifting a Settling Driveway Concrete Slab in West Omaha

Lifting a Settling Driveway Concrete Slab in West Omaha

The T. family residence was built in 1985 with the original 18-foot wide driveway slab still in...

El Nino is Back! 10 Ways to Prep Your Home

El Nino is Back! 10 Ways to Prep Your Home

Remember El Nino? That sometime-in-the-‘90s storm sensation that produced crazy weather? Well, he’s...

Sanding a Concrete Counter Top

Sanding a Concrete Counter Top

We have been working on making this kitchen island with a concrete counter top, using up-cycled...

Refresh Color on Worn Out Stamped Concrete

Refresh Color on Worn Out Stamped Concrete

Stamped concrete was looking faded and started pitting in small areas. Used Valspar semi-transparent...

More Work on My Old Shed. The Roof Leaked Like a Sieve.

More Work on My Old Shed. The Roof Leaked Like a Sieve.

It was done in stages due to rain. Surfises to say I had my work cut out for me.

How To Make A Weed-Free Brick Driveway (That Stays That Way!)

How To Make A Weed-Free Brick Driveway (That Stays That Way!)

Do you have an interlocking paver driveway? Then you understand my frustration. Do you have a...

Why Are There Black Streaks on My Roof?

Why Are There Black Streaks on My Roof?

You take pride in your home’s appearance and then one day you notice ugly black streaks or splotches...