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The Garage Renovation Project
Tue, 12/9/14 | 4 Comments
The Garage Renovation Project

Over the summer, my better half and I wrapped up our latest renovation project – the garage!
I wasn’t wise enough to take “before pictures” so that I could post a before/after comparison here (yeah, dumb), …

DIY Oil Changes: Are the Cost Savings Worth it?
Mon, 08/4/14 | 36 Comments
DIY Oil Changes: Are the Cost Savings Worth it?

My wife and I wrapped up our kitchen renovation project a few months ago, and the only thing we paid someone else to do was to install our countertops (kind of hard to transport (30 …

The Patio Swing Restoration Project
Wed, 07/2/14 | 3 Comments
The Patio Swing Restoration Project

My wife and I have a patio swing that was gifted to us about 7 years ago, when we moved in to our current home.
It sits right outside of the back sliding door, on our …

How to Make your Own Non-Toxic Cleaning Products
Wed, 08/28/13 | 9 Comments
How to Make your Own Non-Toxic Cleaning Products

Even though most so-called “green” cleaners claim to be environmentally friendly and good for you, there really is no federal regulations of what “green” is (“green” is a subjective quality analogous to , not a …

Your Toilet Might be Leaking. Here’s how to Detect & Fix it
Tue, 08/27/13 | 3 Comments
Your Toilet Might be Leaking. Here’s how to Detect & Fix it

For a personal finance blogger, nothing is quite as satisfying as crafting a personal finance lesson analogy to a toilet:
“Sometimes the leaks that hurt the most are the tiny ones that go undetected.”
That felt good.
But …

Zen and the Art of DIY Home Maintenance & Repair
Mon, 08/26/13 | 8 Comments
Zen and the Art of DIY Home Maintenance & Repair

Some of the biggest housing costs you will come across are completely and frustratingly unpredictable.
The only thing that is certain is that if you are a homeowner long enough, you are going to get hit …


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