Our Top 10 DIY Projects of 2017

The Best of This Year's DIY

Our most popular articles this past year range in topics from lawn care and money-saving tips to auto repair and small space design. If you missed out on these projects or want to add them to your to-do list for 2018, they'll keep you busy no matter your skill level or expertise! 

5 Bathroom Updates to Do This Weekend

Remodeling expenses make bathrooms challenging to update. Like it or not, bathrooms are a normal part of daily life and are often in need of a change. Although tackling major renovations, like adding a new tub or marble tile, might be outside the budget, there are affordable updates you can do to the bathroom that won’t break the bank. Refresh your bathroom with these five updates that only take a weekend to complete.

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Auto Repairs You Can Actually Wait to Fix

While safety is at the top of the list any time you’re behind the wheel, keeping your vehicle in good working order plays a major role in getting you from one location to another reliably and safely. Scheduled maintenance and periodic checks are the best way to prevent costly repairs. But even with regular checks, there are times when something will go wrong with a vehicle. When this happens, two things come to mind: how bad the problem really is, and how much it’s going to cost to fix it. While having a safe car is a priority, there are a few repairs that don’t need immediate attention. 

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8 Backyard Projects for Small Spaces

You can improve the look of your backyard without undertaking a major project or spending a lot of money. Even in the smallest of spaces, some extra decor and design can really transform a backyard into an oasis. From custom benches to space-saving gardening ideas, here are eight backyard projects for small spaces. 

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Easy DIYs to Save Cash on Utility Bills

If you dread your energy bill every month because you feel shocked each time you look at the total, it’s time to make some easy DIY changes around your home. With just a few simple steps, you can start saving cash on your utility bills and greatly reduce your energy costs. You won’t ever have to be afraid of the mailbox again.

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9 Fruits and Vegetables You Can Regrow From Scraps

Fruits and vegetables are often one of the more expensive items on a grocery list. Fortunately, there are certain types of produce that can be regrown from scraps with a little bit of time and effort. From potatoes and lettuce to pineapples, here are nine fruits and vegetables you can regrow. 

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Surprising Uses for Drywall Screws

Drywall screws are specifically designed to attach wall boards to frames. However, certain elements of their design, such as a flat head and full thread, make them great for other purposes around the shop. Whether you use them as a tool to break material or as spacers between boards, here are some surprising uses for drywall screws. 

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7 Carpentry Skills to Master

Mastering carpentry skills can vastly improve your DIY abilities, especially when it comes to projects around the house. Not only will these skills improve your level of expertise, but they can also be useful in a wide array of future projects. From knowing how to properly take measurements to accurately cutting pieces of wood, here are all the top carpentry skills every DIYer should have under their belt. 

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How to Overseed a Lawn

Many homeowners dream of having a lush lawn all summer long! The best way to achieve that: overseeding. As time passes, lawns can grow thin and unhealthy, and weeds will begin to take over. Overseeding will help fill in bare spots, establish improved grass varieties, enhance the color of the lawn, and leave little room for weeds to grow. 

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How to Mow Your Lawn Like a Pro

Taking the time to mow your lawn is an important part of your lawn maintenance routine, but how you actually do it will play a huge role in the quality and appearance. If you want to keep your lawn healthy and looking good, make sure you mow properly. To mow your lawn like a pro, consider these few tips. 

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Classic DIY Hacks That Still Work

Thanks to Pinterest, HGTV, and the many other venues that inspire us and help us through all of our DIY needs, we’re able to do some pretty amazing things around our homes. From new and exciting projects to complex and in-depth tutorials, it’s possible to do it all! But that doesn’t mean there aren’t tried and true DIY tips and tricks that have been in many of our back pockets for years. We’re here to remind or inform you of some of these hacks. These tricks prove to be handy in a range of projects, so they’re great to store in your memory bank! 

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