By Mary Sexton The current DIY boom is a result of millions of remote workers being reminded daily of the need for home improvements. After structural fixes and replacement needs are met, the focus moves to aesthetic enhancements. Accent (or feature) walls have been popular for years, but they’re not just about using an alternate… Continue reading.
by Dennis and Sherry Bishop The holiday season is upon us, and in the midst of planning for family gatherings and creating Black Friday shopping lists, you might also be thinking about how you can get your home ready for all those whimsical Christmas decorations and loving family members from out of town who will… Continue reading.
BY ART DRAGOO Outdoor grilling is a weekend ritual in Indiana, whether it’s at a tailgate party, a getaway to the lake or just having family over to the backyard. But as the leaves begin to change and the air gets crisper, only the most committed grillers keep cooking through the winter. For the rest… Continue reading.
BY CURTIS GILLMAN Choosing a suitable paint formula, sheen and color are all key to getting great results from a paint project. But the tools you use to apply your paint are just as important! So as you plan your summer painting project, here are some guidelines to help you select appropriate brushes and rollers,… Continue reading.
By Richard Halcomb Emergency situations, such as severe storms, floods, hazardous chemical spills, or other disasters, can and do happen, often without much warning. So, it’s smart to have a pre-assembled emergency kit ready to go — just in case. To help you create your own emergency kit, here is a suggested supply list along… Continue reading.
This month, Electric Consumer introduces a new column that will alternate monthly with Jack Spaulding’s “Great Outdoors.” “Do-It-Yourself,” produced in cooperation with Do it Best Corp., will offer tips on how to tackle various projects homeowners must deal with regularly. Let us know what you think of the column and the alternating schedule with Jack’s… Continue reading.