25 Ways to Add Curb Appeal to the Home

Fypon is sponsoring the first every National Curb Appeal Month: August 2014 Here are 25 ways Fypon Suggests Adding Curb Appeal to Your Home MAUMEE, OHIO – The importance of curb appeal can never be underrated when you own a home. Whether it’s pride of ownership, fitting in with the neighborhood (or standing out!), the […]

How To Seal Outlets and Switchplates

Sealing Electrical Outlets and Switchplates Energy Saving Tips: They seem so small and innocent, but in larger numbers,  outlets can be energy thieves. Think of each one as being a hole venting directly to the outside of your home…and it could be as big as half an inch! When you add up the number of […]

Cedar Lined Closet Tips

Creating a Cedar Lined Closet: Tips and Tricks to give it a finished look For step-by-step instructions for installing cedar planks in a closet: CLICK HERE For Tips and Tricks to finish the closet, keep reading… Creating/Repairing The Tongue In some cases, you’ll find planks that either have an uneven or non-existent tongue on their […]

Cedar Lined Closet – Project

Step-by-step instructions for installing cedar planks in a closet: I love the smell of cedar. There’s just something about opening the closet door and having that scent waft toward me that’s calming. Maybe it’s because of those old cedar chests my grandmother had – the ones that held all the winter clothes in the summer […]

Putting Together a Basic Tool Kit

Putting Together a Basic Tool Kit Tool Skool’s very own Brad Staggs is featured on a Home Improvement episode of Talk of the Town on Nashville’s News Channel 5.  In this segment of the show, Brad shows what tools should be brought together to make a basic home improvement tool box. Take a look and […]

Home Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Tool Skool’s Brad Staggs appeared on the Nashville CBS affiliate’s Talk of the Town recently.  In this segment of the show, Brad gives his tips for winterizing your home.  These tips, and many more, can be found in his book Spend-A-Little, Save-A-Lot Home Improvements. Here are some of the tips Brad shared: Cover ’em Up! […]

MyLowes Online Program

MyLowes – Review Lowe’s has come out with a new interactive, online series of tools for organizing your home products, and of course, home purchases.  I made a purchase in the store a couple of weeks ago and they asked me if I wanted a “MyLowes Card”. Assuming it was like other store cards, where […]

Great Stuff Wipes – Review (video)

Great Stuff Wipes If you use Great Stuff Expanding Foam, you probably already know that its strength is its weakness – it’s sticky! It’ll stick everywhere; on the project, on your fingers, on your clothes…you get the point. So did they, apparently, because they’ve introduced these Work Wipes that will take that sticky off the […]

Stanley Stubby Ratcheting Screwdriver (66-358)

Stanley has long been a leader in the screwdriver category, so it’s always great to see what new improvements they’ve made to their line of already solid and dependable hand tools.   At last year’s press event, they released the standard multi-bit ratcheting screwdriver, and to follow on the heels of that release, they have recently […]