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Choice Apps for Garden Geeks
Every gardener has a favorite tool. For some, it's a trusty old spade. For others, it's a pair of pruning shears that...
5 Home Improvement Apps for Your iPad
Big, clunky metal toolboxes are so 20th century. These days you can fit rulers, levels, manuals and even a whole squa...
Bob Vila's Toolbox—Now on Your iPad!
Months in the making and brand new to the App Store, Bob Vila's Toolbox is your ultimate guide to the essentials of r...
8 "Unbreakable" Radios Ready for the Work Site
As you drive screws and hammer nails, crank your favorite tunes on a durable, portable radio specially designed to weather the dusty, jolting, and sweaty rigors o...
The 5 Apps You Won't Want to Renovate Without
If your file folders are bursting at the seams with to-do lists, contractor quotes, spec sheets and inspirational cli...
3 Top Apps to Help You Plan a Remodel
Are your project plans hidden in piles of folders, each overflowing with clips, notes, and paint chips? You can save ...
Top Productivity Tools for Your Smartphone
Now is the perfect moment to plan your 2013 projects. Be more precise with your time and resources using this raft of...
DesignVision: Jenn-Air's New Augmented-Reality App
Augmented reality (AR)—the ability to overlay digital information over what you see through a lens—is expanding into ...
Lowe's Launches "Tile Product Selector" Web Tool
H. B. Fuller Construction Products, maker of TEC-brand tile installation tools, and Lowe’s have created a shopping-li...
3 Products for Mounting Your Tablet Device
Tablets are designed to be functional as well as beautifull, so why not display your iPad as if it were an art work, ...
Solar Power On the Go from Solio
When you lose power, as many people have recently in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the lights going out isn't the...
App Review: Houzz Interior Design Ideas
Let’s say you love Asian home design. There are plenty of places you could turn for design inspiration. But Houzz. co...
Feng Shui for the Home with Your iPhone
Someone once asked me to describe feng shui. I said it was like believing your meal tasted bad, because the food was ...
App Review: DIY Kids
Social media doesn’t have to be an inactive activity. DIY. org is a good example of social media that works best when...
Stay Charged with Mophie's Juice Pack PRO
How much would a serious upgrade to your iPhone 4's operating time be worth to you? If your project house is without ...
Capturing Your DIY in TimeLapse
It's a ritual that dates back to cave times—DIYers showing off their proud achievements. 'Before and after' shots are...
App Review: PaintSwatches
There's a special place in my heart for apps that help match paint colors. PaintSwatches (from Aquariform Designs) al...
Locating Air Leaks: Black & Decker's Thermal Heat Detector
It was 99 degrees last night in Chicago and everyone, everyone, was wondering when the power grid would succumb to th...
5 Top Tool Apps for Your iPhone
The number of tool apps on the market leaves smartphone-equipped DIYers with few excuses for putting off projects. Si...
Chip It! Sherwin-Williams' New Color Tool
Thanks to the Internet, there's no shortage of inspiration when it comes to bringing color to your home. Ah, but the ...
MyLowe's: Managing DIY Projects and Dreams
This is a test: What type of filter does your furnace or air conditioner require?  What is the paint color of your li...
Reviewing the Features of OnStar and the Home Entertainment Center
Bob checks email from his truck using GM OnStar's Virtual Advisor functionality. He then meets with Tim Woods (from the Internet Home Alliance) to check out the P...
A Washington State couple called on BC&J Architects to transform their 400-square-foot boathouse into a hub for family bea... Built on a rocky island in the Drina River, near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia, this wooden house was cobbled together ... Large steel-framed windows flood the interior of this remodeled Michigan barn with daylight. The owners hired Northworks A... Edging formed with upside-down wine bottles is a refreshing change. Cleverly and artistically involving recycled materials... If you’re up for a weekend project, why not try turning an old picture frame into scaffolding for a living wall? Low-maint... Similar to the elevated utensil concept, hanging your pots and pans from a ceiling-mounted rack keeps them nearby and easy... For windows, doors, and mirrors that could use a little definition, the Naples Etched Glass Border adds a decorative flora... The thyme growing between these stepping stones adds a heady fragrance to strolls along this lush, low-maintenance garden ... Decoupage is an easy way to add any paper design to your switch plate, whether it is wallpaper, scrapbook paper, book page... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Reluctant to throw away any of those unidentified keys in your junk drawer? Hang them from a few chains attached to a simp... A stripped-down model, sans screened porch, starts out at $79,000. Add the porch, a heated floor for the bath, and all the... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... Need a window and a door in a tight space? A Dutch door with a window may be your answer. These useful doors are split hor...
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