Oliver Harriett

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

By day, Oliver Harriett owns and operates a painting contractor business. Nights and weekends, he writes about the joys and pains of home improvement.

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JANUARY 14, 2019 | MONDAY
This Unexpected Part of the Home Got Some Attention at CES 2019

When it comes to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest and most influential technology event, what happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas. It will quickly travel to homes...

DECEMBER 7, 2018 | FRIDAY
11 DIY Christmas Gifts That Only Look Expensive

Create beautiful, functional holiday presents that look like a million bucks, but cost next to nothing. <br/> <br/> <em>This content has been brought to you by Quikrete. Its facts and ...

OCTOBER 19, 2018 | FRIDAY
7 Easy Fixes You Can Cross Off Your To-Do List Today

Make short work of the pesky projects you’ve been putting off with the help of some of the coolest, pro-approved tools on the market. <br/> <br/> <em>This content has been brought to ...

OCTOBER 12, 2018 | FRIDAY
These 10 Sturdy Furniture DIYs All Share 1 Secret Ingredient

You can build seating, storage, accent pieces, and more with a little ingenuity and a bag of concrete. <br/> <br/> <em>This content has been brought to you by Quikrete. Its facts and o...

AUGUST 8, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
10 Brilliant Hacks for Your Best-Ever Paint Finish

Get pro-quality results on your next paint job with these expert tips and tools that promise ease of application, consistent color and texture, and crisp, clean edges. <br/> <br/> <em>...

JULY 11, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
7 Best Garage Sale Buys for DIY Projects

Hit local sales for stuff you can upcycle with concrete to create the coolest home goods ever! <br/> <br/> <em>This content has been brought to you by Quikrete. Its facts and opinions ...

JUNE 25, 2018 | MONDAY
5 Keys to Choosing the Right Size Shed

When the time comes to buy a backyard shed, size is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Surprisingly, the answer to “How big?”—or “How small?”—isn’t simple or cut and dried. ...

JUNE 22, 2018 | FRIDAY
9 Cool Projects You Can Make with Pipe and Fittings

Create hip, functional home goods out of flanges, elbows, and other basic fittings. <br/> <br/> <em>This article has been brought to you by SupplyHouse.com. Its facts and opinions are ...

JUNE 11, 2018 | MONDAY
3 Smart Ways to Keep Cool When You're Working Outside

In summertime, the backyard becomes a major destination. There’s gardening and barbecues, to be sure, but the possibilities multiply when you throw a shed into the mix. People all over ar...

JUNE 6, 2018 | WEDNESDAY
10 Tiny Paint Jobs That Make a Big Impact

Try these quickie projects to highlight little details all around your home—they’re sure to make a huge difference. <br/> <br/> <em>This content has been brought to you by Hyde Tools....