Recent Handyman Articles


IKEA Furniture Hack How To's

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 01, 2015

Guess what's even more fun than going shopping at home furnishing stores like IKEA? Why, hacking the flat pack furniture finds you bring home, of course. Make them over to suit your...

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Where to Put a Washer/Dryer When You're Short on Space

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 15, 2015

We've all ogled them. Those lovely laundry rooms like you see on Pinterest. The ones that are bigger and better equipped than my entire galley-style kitchen. It's definitely great to...


Professional Photos: Fantastic Tool for Selling a Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 30, 2015

If you're planning to sell your home, get ready to jump into what, in most areas, is a highly competitive market. You will be well advised to take advantage of all the tools at your...

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What Can I Machinewash? Surprising Yeses, Nos or Maybes

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 30, 2015

Spend much time on the Internet? If so, you may notice that the worldwide web is packed with advice, much of it confusing and contradictory. For example, household hint sites love to...

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7 Dazzling DIY Decor Projects Using Burlap

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 27, 2015

Burlap has come a long way from its lowly origins. This natural fabric was traditionally known as a sturdy but coarse cloth, used to make sacks for food products like potatoes or coffee....