Recent Carpenters Articles


How to Fix Creaky Stairs

Posted by Mel Sherman | Feb 07, 2017

I grew up in a house with creaky stairs. The stairs creaked when my parents bought the house in 1984 and they're still creaking today. My parents never had them fixed and we all...


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Small Home Storage Hacks: What Works, What Not So Much

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 06, 2016

Ha! Ha! Sorry, folks, but I just had to laugh when I read about someone lamenting his “cramped” quarters ... a 2000-square-foot house! As someone who recently downsized...


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Back-to-School Home Improvement: Get Your House in Gear

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 16, 2016

Where did the summer go? It seems like the end-of-school party was just yesterday, and now all of a sudden we’re getting ready to send the kids back to class. While you busy yourself...


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5 Ways to Make a Small Kitchen Feel More Spacious

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 14, 2016

“How to make a tiny kitchen look huge” was the original idea for this post. Why did we reject it? Simple. There’s already a ton of articles on how to change your kitchen’s...


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Organize Your Home with Simple Storage Dos and Don’ts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 03, 2016

No matter how small or large a home you happen to live in, chances are you would love to increase your storage space. Now, you could rush out and add a room to the house, just to accommodate...