3 Smart Ways to Protect Your Home from Water Damage

One recent report estimates a 72 percent increase in the size of property-related claims filed by Australian homeowners. Insurance experts say the increase is almost entirely due to internal water damage and water leaks. Here are a few smart devices that can help you prevent water damage in your home.

Color Psychology: How to Choose the Right Paint for Your Kitchen Cabinets!

It’s often said that the kitchen is the heart of your home. You spend so much time there, with family, entertaining, cooking fabulous meals, that it’s only natural to want to give it a facelift from time to time. While a full kitchen renovation might not be in your budget, there are some simple and […]

Super Clever Laundry Room Storage Solutions

Laundry Storage

Laundry rooms aren’t usually big or spacious. In most homes, they simply occupy enough space to do the task. There’s not much attention given to it, hence, it’s not surprising that it’s often disorganized, dank, or dark. Your laundry room need not be one if you know of ways to organize yours at home. And clever storage […]

No powerpoint needed… human powered washing machines!

Off-Grid Washing Machines

Off the grid? No problem. Camping holiday? No problem. Want some exercise while you save money? No problem. All you need is one of these nifty people-powered washing machines… Most of us never give our washing machine a second thought… until we have a power failure or it simply breaks down. Then we realize just […]

Outdoor Kitchen Projects For Your Backyard

1. Homemade Cedar Smokehouse - The Owner Builder Network

Do you enjoy cooking and being outdoors and close to nature? Then creating a space that combines the best of both worlds is ideal for your lifestyle. How many times have you missed entertaining and spending quality time with your friends and family because you’ve been busy cooking in the kitchen? Creating your own outdoor […]

DIY Laundry Basket Dresser

DIY Laundry Basket Dresser - Cutting

Even if you do have a well-organized laundry room, you’ve always got another aspect of laundry organization to consider. That is, how to sort and collect dirty clothes from around your home and then how to return them once they are cleaned. Well, here’s a simple way to sort your dirty washing.  One for colors, […]

How to build a cedar smokehouse

Do you like smoked meat? Smoking offers a lot of advantages. Not only do you get great tasting food, the smoking acts as a natural preservative. You’ll know that what you serve to your family and friends is delicious, healthy, and safe. If you want to smoke your own meat,  why not build yourself a smokehouse. The […]


Laundry Room

Wall Mounted Clothes Drying Rack The laundry room probably isn’t your favorite part of your house. But if you are raising a family you likely find yourself spending time in it more often than you’d like. So why not make it a room you enjoy? We allocate a lot of time and effort in designing […]