Tag Archives: DIY

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Home DIY Project

Chances are the idea of tackling a house project or two crossed your mind over the stages of quarantine. With a little more time on your hands, a lot more time at home, and infinite inspirational sources at your fingertips on the web – we’re helping you narrow down a few wise considerations before you tackle your list. Do Your Research Before you dive hammer first into a project, make sure you do your research on the how-tos from reputable sources. Anyone can post a... view article »

5 Hobbies to Take Up During a Summer Quarantine

Beaches closed, pools in question, sports on hiatus, and we can’t even mention The State Fair – much of the defining Minnesota summer moments are on pause and leaving many with, “Well, now what do we do?” There may be no better time than the present to learn a new skill or start a new hobby. We’ve rounded up some ideas below to fill your summer with skill building and perhaps a new talent or two. Learn to Bake (or hone your skills) Zoebakes.com Homemade... view article »

Remodeling: Do it Yourself or Hire a Pro?

You’re ready to invest in updates to your home, but can you save more by doing it yourself? Reality is that some updates will leave you worse off wallet-wise than hiring it out if you make costly mistakes. Here’s some advice to help you weigh the pros and cons. Bathroom remodel We recently had friends who needed to completely renovate their bathroom and master bedroom layout, which required drawings, new walls, plumbing, etc. For a project like this, we definitely recommend going with a trusted... view article »