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Ready Seal Fence Stain Review (& Behr for the Deck)

This post shares how we stained our deck and fence to make them look brand new again! I’m sharing a detailed ready seal fence stain review, including why we chose it over the Behr Waterproofing Exterior Wood Finish that we used for the deck. Enjoy! Part 2: Fence and Deck Stain Reviews Alright folks, if …

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Is LifeProof Vinyl Flooring Good? Here’s My Unbiased Review!

LifeProof Sterling Oak vinyl flooring has been an amazing addition to our home. We installed it ourselves, and here’s a review of how it’s held up 1 year later. I’m also including tips on how to clean LifeProof vinyl flooring to keep it in good shape. LifeProof Sterling Oak Vinyl Flooring Review: 1 Year Later …

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Quick Tip: Drive Pocket Hole Screws in Tight Places

Stumped about how to drive pocket hole screws in tight places? Is your drill is too big and your pocket hole bit too long? Try a right angle drill attachment as a solution to reach pocket holes in hard-to-reach areas. This post also contains affiliate links. Thanks for your support! Drive Pocket Hole Screws in …

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12 Projects to Improve Your Home This Weekend

This post shares 12 weekend DIY projects for the home. From organizing to flooring, cabinetry, and outdoor projects, there’s something for everyone. Weekend DIY Projects for the Home Hey all! Today I’m sharing a roundup of projects from the April At Home DIY challenge, which had a theme of home improvement. I’m also throwing in …

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How to Create a Door Threshold for Vinyl Flooring

This post shares how we installed a door threshold for vinyl flooring on an exterior door, as well as how we tackled installing a door threshold on concrete. Installing a DIY exterior door threshold for vinyl flooring Alright, today I’m sharing the finishing touches on our new luxury vinyl plank floors in the basement. When …

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How to Easily Caulk Wood Stairs and Old Cracked Stair Stringers

This post shares how to caulk hardwood stairs, specifically how I re-caulked cracked stair stringer seams and trim for a beautiful finished look. How to Caulk Hardwood Stairs & Repair Cracked Caulk Hey guys, just sharing a quick little tip on how to caulk hardwood stairs, specifically how to re-caulk cracked stair stringer seams and …

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LifeProof Vinyl Flooring Installation

This post shares 10 tips for LifeProof vinyl flooring installation over a concrete slab. We chose Sterling Oak and love the perfect gray/brown color! This post also contains affiliate links. You can read more about that here. Thank you! LifeProof Vinyl Flooring Installation Hey guys, I’m back with a flooring update! My last update shared a …

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10 of the Best Vinyl Plank Flooring Reviews From a Homeowner

This post shares affordable vinyl plank flooring reviews from a homeowner perspective. I have researched affordable vinyl plank flooring for months and want to share my findings with you, plus the line we decided to put on our concrete slab in the basement. This post may contain affiliate links. You can read more about that …

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DIY or Hire a Professional? Lessons From the Staircase

This post discusses something I think about often: when to DIY and when to hire a professional. I’m using our stair refinishing as a case study in how I decide whether to buy or DIY for big projects. Carpeted stairs to wood: Should I DIY or hire a pro? This post also contains affiliate links. …

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