Archive for the 'DIY' Category

Build Your Own Garden Shed! Five Tips to Select A Design

By Angus Martin While planning to build your own garden shed, you first need to decide how large to build it, as well as, the type or shape. There are many different shed designs to choose from such as, a barn type, a square type with gable roof, a diamond shape to fit into a […]

Tips on Home Improvement Projects

By Emile Franks Many homeowners want to improve their homes but do not know what types of changes they can make that fall under the concept of “home improvement.” While many homeowners desire to make changes to their homes, the level of these desired changes may vary and the type of home improvement category it […]

Board and Batten Shutters and Just Do it Yourself

By Ramana Rolla Board and batten shutters are very simple and old world decorative shutters. These are widely used shutters for the simple purposes. These shutters are simple and easy to make also do not demand much time to accomplish it too. Everyone can easily make them through DIY. This shutter style is very simple […]

Build Solar Panels The Tools Youll Need

By Jared Owen Energy prices continue to rise and the online do it yourself solar energy manuals are definitely making the idea of homemade energy even more attractive. These manuals include step by step instructions on how to build both wind turbines and solar panels for your home. They are written with a complete novice […]

Making a Cheap Desk For Kids

By George Halt If you need a desk for a school-aged child, or even for college student, you may find that they are too expensive to be worth it. Desks for students seem to come in one of two varieties. The first is inexpensive, but so small or cheaply made that they aren’t worth it. […]

Learn How to Set Up Outdoor Awnings

By Naomi West Awnings are some of the best things to use when you are trying to keep your patio or back porch cooled down. Many of us enjoy to spend our time outside eating barbecue meals or simply enjoying a good book. But for some of us the heat can get to us and […]

Do it Yourself Solar Panels For Your Home Save Money by Using Do it Yourself Solar Panels

By Douglas Quinn Have you ever thought about do it yourself solar panels for your house? If you thought that it would be to difficult or that it wasn’t a possibility, you would be mistaken. If you live in an area that receives a major amount of sunlight, like California, you could be saving a […]

Home Made Wind Mills Are They Worth the Investment?

By Anthony Levy-Smith Building a home made wind mill is easy and very cost effective. It is true that one wind turbine is not able to run your entire household electricity needs, but it can help to reduce your electricity bills by up to 20%. For some people this is not enough, but with a […]

Can You Really Make Your Own Solar Panels? Careful! This May Be Dangerous Facts Exposed

By Gianny Roberts To make your own solar panels is a feasible task. However, it is not an easy one if you have no familiarity with electricity or electronics. The process involved in building your own solar panel can be quite difficult for a novice. You can, however, make your own solar panels by following […]

Wind Turbine Blades Twist, But Dont Shout

By Nick Molinar Where do most people get hung up when attempting to build their own wind turbine? The blades. I easily get more questions about performance problems that end up being related to the blades than any other type of problem I encounter. Sometimes, I’m convinced that people make this part of the project […]