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If you’re on the hunt for the best knee pads, you already know that most knee pads are terrible.

They flop all around, slip out from under your knee, and end up turning into ankle pads two minutes after you put em’ on.

It’s surprisingly difficult to find a good pair that stay in place and don’t annoy the hell out of you while you’re working.

But, there are good knee pads out there. And in this video, I’m going to share the best of the best so you can work comfortably and efficiently. [Read more…]

How to Remove a Fence Post The Easy Way

Removing an old fence post can be a pain in the ass – especially if the post has rotted and fallen off. That’s because fence posts are set in a concrete footing that is usually at least two feet deep in the ground.

You could dig it out, but that takes too long. Have you ever dug 2′ deep hole before? If you have hard-packed or rocky soil, even digging down 6″ challenges most people.

But, luckily for you, you aren’t the first person to come across such a challenge. [Read more…]

How To Install a Flagstone Patio

Installing a flagstone patio or path can give your landscape design a huge boost, and really impress your guests (or customers if you happen to be a pro).

I love the natural feel they give to a landscape design. Instead of just using boring old paver blocks, or even cement, flagstone will make your backyard more interesting and unique.

In this article, I’m going to share exactly how to install a flagstone patio (or path) easily and without the use of concrete or special tools.

Just like everything else, there is more than one way to get this job done. The method I’m showing you is optimized for a balance between simplicity of installation, longevity, and a high quality professional look. So, not only will it be easy to install, it will last a lifetime.

Let’s get started… [Read more…]

How To Install A Decorative Wood Wall For Only $200

If you’re looking to create a feature wall in your home – whether for a nursery, a kitchen, or even a living room – a decorative wood wall is a great way to give your home that extra depth and comfort.

There’s just something about the consistently inconsistent pattern of wood that calms you down and makes you feel a little more zen.

So, if you’re ready to transform your wall right now, sit back, relax, stop reading, and watch the video above. (Trust me, it’s way better than the text.)

But, if you insist on reading, here’s how to install some wood planks on your wall on the cheap while still getting that highly professional look that will finally bring you the happiness you’ve always hoped for and make everybody like you way more. 😉 [Read more…]

How To Wall Mount A TV To Metal Studs

When you have metal studs, mounting a TV or hanging a heavy picture on the wall becomes slightly more challenging.

But, it’s still doable – and it’s all about having the right fasteners. So the first step is… [Read more…]

How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets Like a Pro

Painting your kitchen cabinets is an easy way to transform your kitchen and if you do it yourself, it will cost you less than $200 bucks.

In this article, I’m going to discuss:

  • Different painting methods and which one to use for the best results
  • How to paint your kitchen cabinets step by step
  • Supplies you’ll need
  • The best paint to use on kitchen cabinets

[Read more…]

In this article and in the video above, I’m going to share how to Replace an aluminum window with a nailing fin when you have wood siding.

I’ve personally replaced about 15 windows using this method and have had no issues with water infiltration – which is the main concern any time you are installing a new window. [Read more…]

The Complete Guide to Building a Retaining Wall

Building a retaining wall is one of the best ways to transform your yard and increase your usable space. If you’re looking for landscape design ideas, then this is going to be a key part.

When I first wanted to learn how to build a retaining wall, I was annoyed the tutorials that were online at the time, so I decided to put something together that dominates them all.

I recommend you watch the video above, but if you prefer reading, I’ve summarized the steps below. However, the video does have more information.

Let’s jump right into it! [Read more…]