Author: DIY Lover

Should I pay for insurance on a rental car?

(BPT) - Maybe you’re signing the paperwork for a rental car, ready to zip up the West Coast for your end-of-summer vacation, when the agent asks if you’re also going to be adding rental insurance.You pause. The agent starts talking about li...

AC on the fritz? What to do next

(BPT) - Does your home feel uncomfortably warm, even when your AC is running full blast? You may think you can wait until next season to fix this, but with hot and sticky temperatures still lingering, now is the perfect time to upgrade your air conditi...

Southern Front Porch Makeover

The first impression your house makes on new guests is in its curb appeal, particularly the look of the front porch area. To make his home feel more inviting, Mike Poorman of Woodshop Mike took on a full front porch makeover inclusive of fresh paint and stain, and a few key product replacements from The... The …

Kitchen Cabinets Upgrade

Renovating a kitchen is a tough task, especially to tackle alone. With the expert help and guidance of The Home Depot’s kitchen designers, Lindsey Dean of Frills and Drills was able to choose and order the perfect cabinets within her budget. When we built our home 2 years ago we were overwhelmed with the amount of... The …

How to Install A Herringbone Paver Patio

When renovating your outdoor area, everyone knows how much your plans and original ideas change. Mandi Gubler of Vintage Revivals was able to redo her entire backyard like a DIY champ, installing her favorite set of pavers for the perfect paver patio with the help of The Home Depot. Hey friends! It’s Mandi from Vintage... The …

Upgrading to Engineered Hardwood Floors

Slowly but surely, room by room, Aileen Allen of At Home in Love, has been renovating her ’90s-styled home. Aileen was able to complete her biggest and most impactful upgrade yet with new engineered hardwood floors from The Home Depot. Adding Value to Our Home My husband and I bought our first house almost exactly... The …

Handy hacks and simple tricks for DIY projects

(BPT) - Have you ever left a reminder on a small scrap of paper because that is all you could find? Or ran out of room when writing an important message? No matter your profession — from construction and manufacturing, to culinary and education, ...

3 emerging smart home trends of 2019

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) - If you're building a new home, you want it to be stylish, functional, and of course, state of the art with the latest technology advancements. Smart home features are on top of the wish list for homeowners, with 81 percent of homebuyers stating they …