Category: DIY

Should You DIY or Hire a Professional?

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03 Jan

Should You DIY or Hire a Professional? Perhaps you’ve decided to upgrade your master bathroom. Maybe you’ve decided to build a new deck or put up a fence around your backyard pool. These are excellent choices to improve your home’s value. But whatever the home project you have in your sites, it’s best to decide right away whether you can…

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Transform Your Dining Room With Fun Candle Decor For The New Year

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27 Dec

Transform Your Dining Room With Fun Candle Decor For The New Year What could be better than decorating the home that you love so much for the holidays? The New Year brings plenty of celebration opportunities, and there are many ways to make the most of them. Here are some fun and inspiring ideas for using candles to transform your…

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How to Make Your Dream Bedroom Renovation Come True

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04 Dec

How to Make Your Dream Bedroom Renovation Come True You’ve probably been dreaming about this for a while now and the only reason you’ve been delaying the renovation is time or financial related reasons (or both). But the renovation of your bedroom doesn’t have to be time-consuming or extremely expensive as you can do it one step at a time.…

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Preventing DIY Injuries: How To Stay Safe During Home Improvement Projects [Infographic]

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20 Sep

Preventing DIY Injuries: How To Stay Safe During Home Improvement Projects Although it's always recommended to seek the help of a professional when it comes to home improvement, some people opt to do it themselves. Whether they have relevant skills that can be applied to home projects or they just have an interest in the field, their home and personal…

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5 Home Improvement Tips for the Summer

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31 Jul

With summer comes hotter days, beach trips, and the opportunity to gloss up your home to bring in the summery vibes in the comforts of your own space. Getting some home improvement projects done for the summer is a surefire way to savor every ounce of that summer vibe even if you’re not on the beach or travelling to the…

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How To Seal Grout In 60 Seconds

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27 Jan

How To In 60 Seconds Alure Home Improvements' Doug Cornwell is back for another 60-second fix. In this DIY, how to in 60 seconds, he shows us how to effectively seal grout. What you’ll need: – Paper towel or rag – Grout Sealer 1. Paint the lines of grout with the sealer. - Hint: Squeeze gentle so it gets into the applicator.…

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How To Stop A Door From Opening Fully In 60 Second

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20 Jan

How To In 60 Seconds Alure Home Improvements' Doug Cornwell demonstrates an easy way to prevent a door from slamming into a wall in this how to in 60 seconds. What you’ll need: – Hammer – Screw driver – Hinge Stop 1. Pop out the top hinge pin. - Hint: Use a hammer and a screw driver and hit it into…

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How To Change The Color Of Grout In 60 Seconds

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06 Jan

How To In 60 Seconds Alure Home Improvements' Doug Cornwell gives us a much-needed lesson in how to change the color of grout in his latest how to in 60 seconds.  What you’ll need: – Clean rag – Grout Coloring Stain – Paint brush – Cup 1. Make sure all the grout lines are clean. - Hint: Use white vinegar and a rag to…

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7 Stylish Home Decoration Ideas for Christmas

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22 Dec

Now is the right time to give way to Christmas and embellish your homes appropriately. During this season, many families are adorning their homes according to the season. This gives a warmth and inviting nature to all those who will come to visit their homes. Stylish home decorations during Christmas are what families strive for. However, it’s quite challenging to…

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How To Stop Cabinet Doors From Opening Too Far In 60 Seconds

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16 Dec

How To In 60 Seconds Alure Home Improvements' Doug Cornwell tackles a common problem in this how to in 60 seconds: cabinet doors opening way too far. What you’ll need: – Manufacturer restrictor clips – Screw gun 1. Use a screw gun to take the cabinet door off the hinge. - Hint: Put the hinge in the position that it would be in if…

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