Category: How to Tips

How To Seal Grout In 60 Seconds

Blog Image
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.…

Read More

How To Stop A Door From Opening Fully In 60 Second

Blog Image
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…

Read More

How To Change The Color Of Grout In 60 Seconds

Blog Image
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…

Read More

Open floor plans: Not just for the kitchen

Blog Image
21 Dec

When you eliminate the barriers of walls within certain areas of your home, you can instantly make a space feel bigger - which is one of the reasons why open floor plans have become such a popular design trend. Open floor plans are often used in the kitchen, with homeowners opting to forgo the wall between the kitchen and living or…

Read More

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

Blog Image
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…

Read More

How To Clean Grout In 60 Seconds

Blog Image
09 Dec

How To In 60 Seconds In this how to in 60 seconds, Alure Home Improvements' Doug Cornwell is back in the bathroom. This time he's giving us a lesson on the best way to clean grout. What you’ll need: – White vinegar – Water – A cup – A white rag 1. Put white vinegar in a cup that you will use…

Read More

Numbers you need to have in case of emergency

Blog Image
26 Oct

Emergency preparedness is critical, because when an emergency strikes, every moment counts and your time could be better spent than looking up important phone numbers. Having emergency numbers ready and handy for a potential emergency is a great way to avoid issues in the unfortunate situation that they ever need to be used. Whether natural disaster or personal incident, these phone…

Read More

Design tips for making your kitchen feel more spacious

Blog Image
28 Sep

  You spend a lot of time in your kitchen. Between cooking for your family and entertaining guests, it is one of the most high-traffic areas of your home. So it is important that it is designed in a way that facilitates utmost comfort and convenience. If you feel like the space is too cramped, outdated or simply not laid…

Read More

How To Clean A Showerhead In 60 Seconds

Blog Image
23 Sep

How To In 60 Seconds In this how to in 60 seconds, Doug demonstrates how to clean a showerhead without taking it apart. What you’ll need: – Ziploc plastic bag – White vinegar – Water – A piece of duck tape 1. Take some white vinegar and put it into a Ziploc plastic bag. - Hint: If your showerhead isn't that…

Read More

How To Stop A Draft In 60 Seconds

Blog Image
07 Sep

How To In 60 Seconds Ever wonder where that draft was coming from and how to stop a draft? Well, Doug Cornwell offers some tips to discover and plug those leaky drafts in his latest how to in 60 seconds. What you’ll need: – Flashlight – Flexible weatherstripping – A helper 1. Shut the lights on the inside and have someone on the outside with a…

Read More

Search Our Blog