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Five Garden Design Ideas

Five Garden Design Ideas

frugalhomediy September 24, 2013 0

A house isn’t a home without something growing in the landscape. That doesn’t mean every house needs a large manicured yard though. It might be as simple as a few potted plants grouped together

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How to Keep Your Home in Prime Condition

How to Keep Your Home in Prime Condition

frugalhomediy August 20, 2013 2

If you own a home, you know how important it is to make sure it’s properly maintained. After all, you don’t want to see all of the hard work you’ve put in go to

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The House Flip on Walnut Street:  Episode 10

The House Flip on Walnut Street: Episode 10

frugalhomediy October 28, 2012 0

After the bathrooms were ready for drywall I inspected the rest of the house to make sure all the other rooms were ready as well. I then contacted the drywaller and he started hanging

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Be a Modern Homesteader

Be a Modern Homesteader

frugalhomediy July 30, 2012 0

I was reading the This Old House website and came across this article on “Modern Homesteading.”  Apparently the cities on this list are giving away land for free in hopes of spurring economic growth

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Top 7 Ways to Prepare for an Economic Collapse without Coming Across as Paranoid

Top 7 Ways to Prepare for an Economic Collapse without Coming Across as Paranoid

frugalhomediy July 11, 2012 4

The other day I was watching a TV series on Netflix called The Colony. It’s a reality TV show about a group of people who have to work together to survive after a global

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Build a Backyard Cottage for Family

Build a Backyard Cottage for Family

frugalhomediy June 25, 2012 0

Sorry I haven’t posted anything in a few weeks.  I have been very busy with work and the house I’m flipping.  I have a lot of progress to write about,  it’s just hard finding

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Quick Tip to Get a Flawless Polyurethane Finish

Quick Tip to Get a Flawless Polyurethane Finish

frugalhomediy June 10, 2012 0

When applying a coat of Polyurethane it can be hard to get that flawless finish. After applying the first coat it’s customary to lightly sand the surface with steel wool, carefully clean, and then

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The House Flip on Walnut Street:  Episode 9

The House Flip on Walnut Street: Episode 9

frugalhomediy June 4, 2012 0

Next, I started to gut the bathroom.  This was an exhausting, dirty job.  The plaster was difficult to remove in this particular bathroom because there were a lot of corners.  The corners made it

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How to Remodel a Bathroom on a Budget

How to Remodel a Bathroom on a Budget

frugalhomediy April 7, 2012 2

Here’s a great video by Lowe’s that talks about how to remodel a bathroom on a budget.  Just like the kitchen remodeling video, this video contains some great tips&#

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The House Flip on Walnut Street: Episode 7

The House Flip on Walnut Street: Episode 7

frugalhomediy April 3, 2012 0

Now that the house was ready for siding I decided to hire my father and his crew to install it.  Installing the siding by myself would have taken me a long time, but my

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