Tag: DIY

DIY Tasks That Save & Some That Don’t

DIY Tasks That Save & Some That Don’t

July 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Financial well-being seems impossible for an ever-growing number of Americans. Quicken has created an infographic entitled “Financial Fitness: Staying on Track”, detailing financial literacy gaps prevalent in today’s society.

A Guide to DIY Cleaning Products

A Guide to DIY Cleaning Products

May 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Forget the smell of harsh chemicals when cleaning, you can clean just as effectively by combining just a few natural ingredients. This infographic can help you understand that chemicals for cleaning products must be safe.

10 Ways Paracord Can Help You in a Pinch

10 Ways Paracord Can Help You in a Pinch

May 8, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Paracord can be your best friend if you know how to use it. It can help keep you alive when things really hit the fan which is why the folks at Backdoor Survival put together this infographic to give people a few ideas about what they can make with paracord.

Attitudes & Values: A Visual Guide to DIY in the UK

Attitudes & Values: A Visual Guide to DIY in the UK

April 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The UK has a historic passion for home improvement, whether this is redoing dated décor, piecing together a bookcase or building a new birdhouse from scratch. Since many of you will be diving into a DIY project this year, the folks at Poles Direct thought they would provide information on what the UK’s attitudes and values were towards home improvement.

DIY Home Improvement: Powering Up with BLDC Motors

DIY Home Improvement: Powering Up with BLDC Motors

December 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Americans may not realize they’re using BLDC Motors when they tackle a home improvement project. Thanks to advances in brushless DC motor technology, many commonly used power tools are more efficient and durable. This infographic examines home improvement in America, the power tool industry and the history of the development of the BLDC motor.

5 Things You Can Fix Without a Handyman

5 Things You Can Fix Without a Handyman

November 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

No time for a handyman? Learn 5 things you can fix with everyday stuff without calling a handyman including fixing squeaky doors, clogged sinks and more in the following infographic.

Do It Yourself ROI

Do It Yourself ROI

July 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Ever wonder if DIY home improvements are really worth the time and money? From replacing carpet to simply sprucing up your yard, many home improvement and remodeling projects can yield a high return on investment. In other words, the value the renovation adds to your house is greater than the cost. Before bringing out the toolkit or paint brush, check out this DIY infographic to discover the best home improvements for resale.

A Guide TO DDIY: Don’t Do It Yourself

A Guide TO DDIY: Don’t Do It Yourself

June 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic looks at the British love of DIY. From simple projects to massive overhauls, we delude ourselves into thinking we have the skills we need. If you are unsure about your DIY skills, it will probably work out cheaper in the long run, to hire a professional tradesman.

Spring Maintenance DIY List

Spring Maintenance DIY List

April 8, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Winter has come and gone and with that comes spring chores. This infographic from Rick’s Custom Fencing & Decking lists some handy tips from repairing your fence to cleaning your wood deck. Complete the items on this list and your home and yard will be ready for entertaining and relaxation.

DIY Pallet Furniture

DIY Pallet Furniture

October 11, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

If you are looking for a DIY project or upcyling idea, wooden shipping pallets are the perfect solution. In the infographic below by Bridgman, see how a versatile, cheap and abundant – with a little DIY know-how and a spare few hours, you can turn a disused wooden pallet into something spectacular.

The UK’s Attitude to DIY

The UK’s Attitude to DIY

May 5, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In the first few months of 2012 Topps Tiles conducted a DIY survey to find out how the Great British public added value to their homes, who does what in the household and most importantly – who is the best at DIY. The following infographic to showcase the results.

DIY Wood Deck Inspection

DIY Wood Deck Inspection

March 23, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Is your wood deck in danger of collapsing? Find out now by inspecting your deck properly. This helpful infographic from Ricks Custom Fencing and Decking highlights the steps of a DIY wood decking inspection.