Hire a Handyman to Complete Multiple Projects in a Single Day

Homeowners always have a long list of items that need to be completed around the house. Sometimes you may want to try to complete the honey-do list yourself, but it can take quite a bit of time that you do not always have to spare. The more sensible way for you to tackle these projects is […]

How to Maintain Your Wooden Cutting Boards

My big wooden cutting board and chef knife are like a knight’s sword and shield. They kind of define me. Being an avid cook, I use them incessantly. So, you can imagine how foolish I felt when I noticed that my big, beloved board was splitting apart from being so dry.  I hadn’t thought to maintain […]

10 Signs You Shouldn’t Do Your Own Handyman Work

1. You think this seems like a good solution.   2. Your hands took four months to heal last time. 3. You wear this thinking “maybe I’ll get laid” and have no idea how to use any of the tools in it.   4. This is what you looked like the last time you did […]

Deck Ready for Summer

Summer is all about being outside and getting together. Here are some hot tips for sprucing up your space and making the most of the sticky heat: 1. Go on a “summer spree” for fun items that bring atmosphere to your terrace, deck or park BBQ. Designer Bronson van Wyck shared these items with the NYTimes: […]

Steps to Conquer Gnarly Caulking

Yesterday I realized that moldy, mis-applied caulk was affecting my mood.  In my morning shower I looked at the moldy, smudgy joints where the tile meets the tub for the 100th time.  OK I’m lying, it was the 300th time.  Hopefully it was the last.  This is what I did to fix what the previous […]