These DIY projects can help you save money by doing things yourself. Add a curtain wall in your room, or make your own version of a double towel rod at the shower. Or you can paint rusty pipes or make a few cheap fixes outside your house to improve the curb appeal.
If you have a mostly glass patio door, you can easily make it feel more private by installing door blinds. These affordable, pre-assembled units are easy to install and let you angle blinds for maximum light and maximum privacy.
I thought a double shower curtain rod was going to give me more space for towels. Then I realized there was a much cheaper and simpler solution.
Even small cosmetic changes to your house can give it more curb appeal to buyers. That means more interested buyers, a quicker sale, and a chance to get more than your asking price.
If you have a room you want to divide, there’s an incredibly simple, inexpensive way to do it: make a room divider curtain. It doesn’t involve any drilling, any holes in any walls, any carpentry or even much work. And you can get creative with it.
Sometimes you just want to hand-write your tasks on paper and check them off with a pen. This free printable to do list collection gives you a nice assortment of pre-made lists in various styles.
You can fix rusty pipes yourself if they haven’t already started leaking. It’s important to take care of quickly. Rust will eat away at the pipes until they become leaky, which costs you money for repairs and can waste a lot of water. Learn how to handle this repair yourself.
If you’re hanging a shelf and don’t have a level handy, there’s a really simple DIY trick to get it right. Brace the shelf against the wall a couple of inches below where you want it. Take a measuring cup, fill it to the halfway point with water and set it on the middle of …