Windows & Doors Repair Projects  

From Dark Doors to Light Doors With Paper.

From Dark Doors to Light Doors With Paper.

After a little accident with one of my doors (I fell through it with the ladder) I was searching for...

Make Thermal, Insulated Blackout Shades

Make Thermal, Insulated Blackout Shades

This project is an easy and cost-effective way to temporarily insulate your windows. We're loving...

Squeaky Doors: Eliminate them in Less Than 10 Minutes

Squeaky Doors: Eliminate them in Less Than 10 Minutes

This past weekend I'd had enough of our squeaky master bedroom door. I'm an early riser and feel...

Fix Your Vertical Blinds

Fix Your Vertical Blinds

This simple fix will extend the life of your blinds

From $750 to $1.67... the travel trailer door fix. And a lesson.

From $750 to $1.67... the travel trailer door fix. And a lesson.

This post is indeed about how I fixed a travel trailer door and saved $750! But... it comes with a...

Sliding Pantry Door

Sliding Pantry Door

I found this door while browsing online looking for a salvage place. I was looking for unusual...

Replace Garage Door Rollers for Less Than $8

Replace Garage Door Rollers for Less Than $8

Rollers are your garage door's Michelin tires. The door isn't going anywhere if the rollers are in...

Bubble Wrap Window Insulation Hack

Bubble Wrap Window Insulation Hack

If you're like me and come from a small town with old houses, you can remember insulating your...

Swapping Door Hardware for MAJOR Design Impact!

Swapping Door Hardware for MAJOR Design Impact!

I'm ashamed to admit this, but here goes nothing! We have lived in our wonderful (imperfect) home...

DIY Custom Sidelights Using Frosted Vinyl

DIY Custom Sidelights Using Frosted Vinyl

I've been debating what to do with my sidelights since I moved into our house. Wanting to keep some...

How to Weatherproof Your Vinyl or Wood Screen Door

How to Weatherproof Your Vinyl or Wood Screen Door

I've always loved the old fashioned screen doors. And the home improvement stores have a nice...

How to Fix Your Mini Blinds!

How to Fix Your Mini Blinds!

I don't know what it is about my kids, but they love to break the mini blinds in our apartment....

How to Temporary Repair Your Vertical Blinds With a Flat Head Screwdri

How to Temporary Repair Your Vertical Blinds With a Flat Head...

My Vertical Blinds are always breaking. So one day I found a way to temporary fix them by using a...

How to Trim the Screw Posts on a Drawer Knob.

How to Trim the Screw Posts on a Drawer Knob.

I lived 55 years before I found out the easiest, best way to shorten the screw posts when I am...

Don't Replace Your Windows Until You Try This!

Don't Replace Your Windows Until You Try This!

Our 25-year old home is feeling twice it's age, I imagine, living in the mountains with harsh...

Our New Garage Doors (the GARAGA Difference)

Our New Garage Doors (the GARAGA Difference)

Did you know garage doors can account for almost 40% of your home’s facade? That’s a pretty large...

Personalize Your Screen Door With a Custom Stencil

Personalize Your Screen Door With a Custom Stencil

We recently updated the back of our home by adding a vintage screen door. We painted it Sherwin...

The Simple Cure for Drafty Windows!

The Simple Cure for Drafty Windows!

We finished our attic space as my home office, and the window above my desk faces due west. Since I...

Easy Barn Door Hardware

Easy Barn Door Hardware

Barn doors are really on trend as you know but the hardware can be really expensive. Here is how you...

Restore a Vintage Screen Door

Restore a Vintage Screen Door

About a year ago we bought this awesome screen door for our pantry door. We were on a junkin' trip...

Insulating A Crawl Space/Attic Door

Insulating A Crawl Space/Attic Door

I love our nice big closet in our bedroom but I don’t love the uninsulated access door to our crawl...

Easy Door Upgrade With Moulding: No Nails Needed!

Easy Door Upgrade With Moulding: No Nails Needed!

My apartment has very inexpensive hallow core doors that have zero character or architectural detail...

10 Ways Technology Has Changed Your House

10 Ways Technology Has Changed Your House

From Judith Flanders' The Making of Home (available at: www.JudithFlandersBooks.com) here are ten...

Buying New Blinds: A Cellular Shades Review With Tips and Tricks

Buying New Blinds: A Cellular Shades Review With Tips and Tricks

For years we lived behind old, yellowed, cracking plastic slatted blinds. They were in rough shape...

Don't Let the Door Mark Your Freshly Painted Bathroom Walls!

Don't Let the Door Mark Your Freshly Painted Bathroom Walls!

How to install a clean, easy and inexpensive door stop at the door handle, where its out of the...