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Bring on the bargain hunters

Posted on May 27, 2020 in DIY

By Eventt Norris As Hoosiers were mandated to stay at home for most of the spring, you may have used that time to do some spring cleaning and decluttering around the house. While providing some much-needed activity, getting rid of stuff also helps clear both your physical space and your mind. As we ease out… Continue reading.

Braking Bad

Posted on Mar 26, 2020 in DIY

Let’s face it: In the normal course of driving, we’re hard on our vehicle’s braking system. We tap our brakes while enduring stop-and-go traffic and occasionally have that sudden “brake check” to avoid a collision. During your automobile’s life span, and depending upon how long you keep your vehicle, you may need to replace your… Continue reading.

First impressions matter

Posted on Feb 20, 2020 in DIY

By Pat Sullivan When selling your home, you want it to look its absolute best for potential buyers. Home staging highlights your home’s most impressive assets. It can also greatly decrease the time a home sits on the market. Follow these suggestions for a cost-effective way to make a big impact. De-Personalize: Staging helps buyers… Continue reading.

Slip-free Tips

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 in DIY

Winter is here, and that means snow-covered and icy roads are the new norm. While keeping them clear and safe is the job of your local street maintenance crews or neighborhood associations, it’s up to you to do the same around your home. There are a few options to choose from for keeping your driveway… Continue reading.

Car detailing

It’s all in the detailing

Posted on Oct 02, 2019 in DIY

If we’re not at home or at work, most of us are in our vehicles. And, let’s be honest here: we can be pretty messy when we’re on the road. Keeping your car clean and free of dirt and grime can actually make your life seem a little less chaotic because less mess does equal… Continue reading.

Wall of frames

Posted on Sep 02, 2019 in DIY

By Judy Moore Like a giant blank canvas waiting to be painted, a large blank wall may seem like a daunting vast expanse begging to be adorned.  A gallery wall is a creative and visually appealing way to show off your photos, artwork, or other hanging décor. It can really add a contemporary flair to… Continue reading.

Keeping it cool

Posted on Jul 02, 2019 in DIY

As the summer heat beats down, we want our homes and vehicles to keep us cool. But what happens when your car’s AC system isn’t working properly? For those willing to tackle a DIY project, there are some steps you can take to recharge your auto’s AC. First, purchase a charge kit for your car…. Continue reading.

A new way to light your outdoor space

Posted on Jun 02, 2019 in DIY

(This article is for informational purposes only. Indiana Connection and Do it Best Corp. assume no liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein, or for injuries, property damage, or the outcome of any project.) BY BRIAN HOWENSTINE  Adding strings of decorative lighting outdoors can add ambiance for dining and entertaining, as… Continue reading.

Wiper duty

Posted on Apr 01, 2019 in DIY

For some, the prospect of performing any type of car maintenance is daunting. However, doing some simple DIY projects on your vehicle can save you money. One such task you can easily tackle is replacing your windshield wiper blades.  Why is it important to replace your wiper blades? Wiper blades are exposed to dust, dirt… Continue reading.

Fresh from the Garden

Posted on Feb 27, 2019 in DIY

By Brandon Juergens Eating fresh fruits and vegetables is always a good idea, but it can be expensive. That’s why so many people are now growing their own produce. It’s not only budget friendly, but we also feel good knowing where our food comes from, and how it was grown — most notably (and hopefully)… Continue reading.

Have kit, will travel

Posted on Dec 27, 2018 in DIY

In the Hoosier state, winter invariably brings freezing temperatures along with snowy and/or icy roads. While roadside breakdowns can strike at any time, unexpected automotive troubles during the winter months can be especially dangerous. Are you — and your vehicle — prepared to handle winter’s grasp if the unexpected happens?  AAA Hoosier Motor Club recommends… Continue reading.

Gifts for the handy person

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in DIY

If you’ve got a handyman — or woman — in your life, you probably couldn’t be happier knowing there’s someone around to fix things, build things and improve things for the rest of us. You want to do your part to help, but most of the time, that just means buying things to round out… Continue reading.

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